Dreamgun: Film Reads’ take on The Silence of the Lambs is an outrageously funny show that left me craving a Chianti and fava beans, as well as more of their absurd brand of comedy. ★★★★ ½
Bond: An Unauthorised Parody is a cheeky and entertaining one-man theatre experience at this year’s Adelaide Fringe. ★★★
A capella, beatbox, and themes such as modern technology and body dysmorphia are neatly stitched together in a scintillating show that breathes new life into Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. ★★★★ ½
Shia LaBeouf gives a beautifully compassionate performance alongside endearing newcomer Zack Gottsagen in The Peanut Butter Falcon – a thoughtful treatise on the hunt for a life worth living in the face of adversity and what it means to be an outcast.
The star-studded film Knives Out is a witty and entertaining love letter to the murder-mystery from a writer-director who’s not afraid to flip the script.
Charlie’s Angels has been given a fresh and more feminist-friendly reboot at the hands of writer-director Elizabeth Banks. Declan Durrant looks at how it stacks up to its franchise predecessors.