Entertainment and Arts

The Quiet Girl – Reel Dialogue Movie Review

This film is an achingly beautiful story of found family and being valued and given worth, writes movie critic Michael Walsh.

“It’s a Masterpiece”: A Hopeful Top 10 Christian Book List

In searching for this year’s best books, SparkLit has come up with a list of gems that will serve you well in your spare time.

Animation Outstanding in Disney’s New ‘Pinocchio’ with Tom Hanks

Disney’s new ‘Pinocchoi’ goes to great lengths to to portray a magical night after the aged craftsman Gepetto (Tom Hanks) wishes upon a star.

‘Ruby’s Choice’ Gives Hope and Purpose to Families Impacted by Dementia

New movie Ruby’s Choice promises to bring joy and hope to audiences while starting important conversations about dementia care in Australia.

Sly Stone as the Ageing Hero in ‘Samaritan’ [Movie Review]

Sly Stallone’s ‘Samaritan’ delves into a dystopian world where people need a saviour to rescue them from their crime-riddled city streets.

‘The Bear’ One of the Best New Things On TV

What stands out the most in The Bear are its lead performances, and its portrayal of the family experience, writes screen critic Nick Long.

‘Thirteen Lives’ Celebrates the Power of Collaboration [Movie Review]

The film ‘Thirteen Lives’ is a claustrophobically captured survival epic that’s impressive in scale and inspiring in scope, writes Michael Walsh.

Time to Vote: Who Should be Crowned the Top Christian Music Artists?

The People’s Choice Award is broken into two categories, Australian and International Christian Music Artists.

Thor: Love and Thunder – Movie Review

The characters in this latest Marvel flick work hard to determine their purpose, but most fail to find it in a convoluted story arc, writes Russ Matthews.

Minions: The Rise of Gru [Movie Review]

The back-story of Gru and his desire be a super-villain reflects the basic human need to be wanted and accepted by one’s peers, says Reel Dialogue.

50 Years Since Christian Hymn ‘Amazing Grace’ Topped the UK Charts

Remembering when: The well-known Christian hymn ‘Amazing Grace’ was immortalised when it became the No.1 hit in England for five weeks in 1972.

‘Elvis’ is One of Luhrmann’s Best [Movie Review]

Put on your blue suede shoes and get out to see Lurhmann’s vision of the King, is the strong advice of film critic Russ Matthews.

Lightyear: Pixar’s Back With its Toy Story Spinoff [Movie Review]

The Toy Story franchise and Lightyear are built on the value of community: Buzz only survives through the support of his friends, writes Russ Matthews.

Singer Levi McGrath is Breaking Down Barriers in Hearts & Minds

Levi’s new song ‘Tear the Walls Down’ is a call for unity and is born from his passion for social justice and his desire to see real change in the world.

Desperate to Make the Dream Work Paid Off for ‘The Bad Guys’ Creator Aaron Blabey

Picked up by Dreamworks animation, The Bad Guys has just had an incredible cinema run in Australia, making over $13 million at the box office.

Jurassic World: Dominion [Movie Review]

The latest instalment in the Jurassic franchise seems to be a warning to mankind for the future of our planet, writes film critic Russ Matthews.

The Top 10 Bluey Episodes to Revisit With Your Kids

In honour of Bluey’s recent Logie’s win, here’s a this list of some of the greatest episodes to get you in the mood for a Bluey binge!

Hillsong United’s New Album Was Worth the Wait

Three years in the making, with Hillsong United’s band members separated by borders, their new album has finally dropped.