RED JOAN

"A good old-fashioned British spy thriller." – The Hollywood Reporter In a picturesque village in England, Joan Stanley (Judi Dench), lives in contented retirement. Then suddenly her tranquil existence is shattered as she’s arrested by MI5. For Joan has been hiding an incredible past; she is one of the most influential spies in living history. Cambridge University in the...

THE CHAPERONE

Louise Brooks is a rebellious 15-year-old schoolgirl who dreams of fame and fortune in the early 1920s. She soon gets her chance when she travels to New York to study with a leading dance troupe for the summer -- accompanied by a watchful chaperone. In Cinemas April 25 Note: Full Price listed is for a double pass. Select 2 from...

SANTANA’S 50th ANNIVERSARY, JR REYNE + more!

SANTANA'S 50th ANNIVERSARY, JR REYNE + more! View Online Vist Website Dear Space Riders,
 Looking for a fabulous way to kick off the Easter weekend? Join us at Kingston City Hall tonight for the 50th anniversary celebration of the release of Santana's debut self-titled...

Long Shot

Charlotte Field (Charlize Theron) is one of the most influential women in the world. Smart, sophisticated, and accomplished, she’s a powerhouse diplomat with a talent for…well, mostly everything. Fred Flarsky (Seth Rogen) is a gifted and free-spirited journalist with an affinity for trouble. The two have nothing in common, except that she was his babysitter and first crush....

How fake news gets into our minds, and what you can do to resist it

Your memory can play tricks with you so best not to let fake news get through in the first place. Shutterstock/shipfactory Although the term itself is not new, fake news presents a growing threat for societies across the world. Only a small amount of fake news is needed to disrupt a conversation, and at extremes it can have an impact on democratic processes, including...

Notre Dame: how a rebuilt cathedral could be just as wonderful

The spire collapses while flames are burning the roof of the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, France. Ian Langsdon/EPA The destruction of Notre Dame cathedral is lamentable. A wonderful icon has been largely destroyed by fire. However, we should not despair. Part of the reason this loss is so upsetting is because we are immersed in a Western way of thinking that equates...

Managing cash flow problems in small businesses

It’s every small business owner’s worst nightmare: diminishing cash-flow. Whether it’s customers not paying their invoices or one of the many scams affecting Australia, not having enough funds on hand can cripple the day-to-day operations of your business. Luckily though, there are a few things that you can do to avoid this cashless blues. Ask suppliers for extended credit terms Suppliers...

Wakey, Wakey trailer | Random Acts of Theatre l Easter hours | Ticket Giveaway

Hello, Wakey, Wakey is profound in a quiet, modest way. The production is exquisite and very moving, yet the real impact is felt in the days that follow. This is a play that comes back to you in lovely little ways, I think for a very long time. Ensemble member Justin Hosking and guest actor Nicole Nabout inhabit the roles beautifully, and each...

There’s no ‘garbage patch’ in the Southern Indian Ocean, so where does all the rubbish go?

Plastic waste on a remote beach in Sri Lanka. Author provided Great areas of our rubbish are known to form in parts of the Pacific and Atlantic oceans. But no such “garbage patch” has been found in the Southern Indian Ocean. Our research – published recently in Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans – looked at why that’s the case, and what happens...

Life of Brian at 40: an assertion of individual freedom that still resonates

Eric Idle, from left, John Cleese, Michael Palin, and Sue Jones-Davies in Life of Brian (1979). HandMade Films, Python (Monty) Pictures This year is the 40th anniversary of the release of Monty Python’s Life of Brian. The film met with instant controversy in 1979 and was banned in Ireland, Norway and parts of Britain. In the US, protesters gathered outside cinemas where...