American Ballet’s Swan Lake is stuffed

April 7, 2009

The American Ballet Theatre's Swan Lake at the Coliseum is a thumping disappointment, a lovingly prepared soufflé that almost completely fails to rise.

A chilling vision of cinema’s future: rumbling buttocks and Vin Diesel

April 7, 2009

D-Box’s website claims their proudest inventions - vibrating movie seats - will enable moviegoers to “live the action onscreen with an unmatched realism.”

Fumbling franchise outing #2 – plenty of buyers but no Sellers

April 7, 2009

Few movies legitimise the arguments against making sequels and remakes quite as effectively as Pink Panther 2, which is both a sequel and a remake and is driven by Steve Martin again trying his darndest to impersonate Peter Sellers impersonating a Frenchman.

BCC: To all staff … regards, Kitchen Witch

April 6, 2009

A bumper bitchy email edition today ...

Wheels on fire

April 2, 2009

We are in the midst of a Ferris wheel craze. That is SO 19th Century.

Opera Australia in shifty AGM lock-down

April 2, 2009

Our national opera company continues to behave like a naughty adolescent instead of a mature adult of 50.

This is a great idea. Stop.

April 1, 2009

Telegram Stop provides novelty telegrams with a classic look and feel that's designed for posterity. But you order them online. Naturally.

Making love to the Presidents of the USA

April 1, 2009

Justine Lai’s series of oil paintings depicts herself in flagrante delicto with each US president (painting them in order, her conquests end at Ulysses S. Grant so far). Not so safe for work, unless your job’s with the EROS foundation.

Gossip Queen mags are mere ants

March 30, 2009

To Tim Flannery, beacons of journalism like New Idea and Woman's Day resemble nothing more than a certain type of ant, writes Kevin Childs.

What would you pay for Abbey Road?

October 3, 2007 1

Radiohead has told fans they can pay what they want to download their latest album, In Rainbows. Mental as anything? You decide.