The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

I do love a good drag queen. The hair, the lipstick, the clothes that no woman in her right mind would ever be found dead in and most of all the absolutely bitchy as hell attitude. I once made the fatal mistake during a World Aids Day bingo game and got ripped to shreds by the host(ess) of the competition…

Top Ten: Raindance Films

This entry is part 30 of 30 in the series Raindance 2011

My series on the 19th Raindance Film Festival has now come to an end. In the past couple of weeks I’ve brought you 23 movie reviews and 3 interviews, over on Twitter I’ve had some great discussions with directors and fellow movie-goers….

The Wedding Party

This entry is part 25 of 30 in the series Raindance 2011

A few years ago a little Australian film involving a sham marriage came along. Muriel’s Wedding was a huge international hit and brought the brilliant Toni Collette to the world’s attention. Fast forward sixteen years …

Face to Face

This entry is part 20 of 30 in the series Raindance 2011

A couple of weeks ago I mentioned on a fellow blog that I hadn’t really seen much Australian cinema. There’s Muriel’s Wedding and Priscilla, Queen of the Desert but apart from that I can’t recall much else…