The majority of the films - shown over an 11-day period - were warmly received by attendees while only a few films spectacularly bombed leading to a barrage of dramatic boos and walkouts - a relatively low amount when compared with previous years. The protest drama tells the story of a decent Newcastle joiner being ground down by an uncaring British welfare state following a heart attack.
It's relevant, touching and features a 'wonderful' performance from lead actor Dave Johns.
"Talk is a radical departure and yet it isn’t; it’s not at all like him and yet it is exactly him.
He’s burnt down the house but he’s built one that is ready for occupation.
Imbruglia was born on 4 February 1975, in Sydney, Australia, second of four daughters of Maxene (née Anderson) and Elliot Imbruglia.
Her father is of Italian descent (a Sicilian from Lipari who emigrated to Australia with his family at age 5).
**** Bernard Zuel, SMH Spectrum “This record is remarkable. I think a lot of people will be turned on by this body of work”. TALK will be launched with two special shows at the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall on May 28 and 29 as part of the Vivid Festival.
Richard Kingsmill, triple j “His solo debut sees one of our biggest rock stars transcending rock. What’s in Johns’ head right now is a dizzying nocturnal mix of electronics, vintage Prince, sould, bears and falsetto.” – Cameron Adams, ****Herald Sun “Johns’ chameleon tendencies weave a shimmering trail...” **** The Music “Talk is an exciting and rare example of an artist refusing to be shackled by their past” – Rolling Stone “Extremely impressive”. Today Daniel also reveals the video for his new single “Cool On Fire”.
The Dissociatives toured with musicians Kim Moyes on drums, Julian Hamilton on keys, and James Haselwood on bass.
Ask the majority of critics who ventured to Cannes for the city's annual film festival and they'll tell you it was one of the best in years.
After 8 years of silence Daniel Johns finally releases his new album today … It’s Triple J’s Album Of The Week and the first reviews are glowing.