Film: Emma

Jane Austin’s last novel Emma, written in 1815, has been adapted for the screen many times, most recently by the BBC in a 2009 mini-series. Writer Eleanor Catton (Booker Prize...
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Film: Pacificado

  Pacificado (“pacified” in Portugese) is named for the pacification police who were charged with cleaning up the crime-ridden favela slums before the 1913 Summer Olympics...
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Three Sisters Shine Through Paint and Lens

    Good things come in threes, and that’s certainly the case over at Gallows Gallery at the moment. The Glyde Street space is staging a vibrant exhibition by sisters...
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Feasting in Florence, Thanks to a Perth Dynamo

    We’re outside the Gothic church of Saint Ambrose, in Florence’s less touristy Santa Croce district, waiting for a woman called Nemi. “We’ve got time for a quick...
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French Festival Film: Les Miserables

    Director Ladj Ly has made a remarkable debut with his first film, Les Miserables, which was chosen as France’s entry to the Academy Awards and is now tipped to win...
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