Author: Aidan Johnson

Review: The Water Diviner

The Water Diviner is something different. For a film partially about Gallipoli, there is an acute lack of Australian nationalistic drum-beating, which is enjoyable. Indeed, the characters...

Review: The Wipers Times

Pop Culture-y acknowledges the 100th anniversary of the Great Catastrophe of 1914 with a review of The Wipers Times. Based on the true story...

Interview: Jef Neve

At only 37, Belgian-born Jef Neve has a storied career as an innovative and acclaimed jazz musician and piano virtuoso. His music is both...

Review: SBS’s ‘Inquisition’

Documentaries have come a long way from the old black and white films of the 1960’s – especially historical documentaries. This is not to...

Review: The Vatican Museums 3D

The Vatican Museums 3D is definitely a niche documentary. To be fair, a film about high art in the Vatican is never going to draw...

Review: The Pearl Fishers

Opera is definitely a high art – the quality of the performers, musicians and the sets alone is testimony to that. But the wonderful...

Review: City of Stairs

A story about deceased divinities, set in a fantasy world where it is forbidden to even mention the names of the gods and goddesses, full...