Music

The Prince look and the Prince sound collide with spectacular – and often brutal – results in the legendary ‘Purple Rain’. Now streaming at SBS On Demand.
The front cover of the 1984 soundtrack to the film Purple Rain features one of the most famous images of 1980s American pop culture: Prince, straddling a purple motorbike, sits at night outside a yellow-lit apartment where his caped co-star...
One of the film's successes is that it coherently keeps track of these disparate characters in an interesting way. Writer/director Clinton Smith has chosen a hyped-up reality look in terms of colours and angles, that matches his inner-city drug...
The Bélier Family earns every tear and chortle with its mix of sensitivity and rude exuberance.
Being a teenager is awkward and embarrassing at the best of times, but try being the only hearing member of a deaf family, and having to translate for everyone at the doctor’s office, the bank and the market stall. Not to mention having...
Portrait of a musical man-child who deserves the excitation.
2015 SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL: The dedicated Beach Boys fan has almost certainly heard a clutch of so-called “tracking sessions” during which group leader Brian Wilson, in the later months of 1965 and well into the next year, coaxes a crack set of...
Surprise is a theme constantly revisited and revised in German filmmaker Chris Kraus' riveting feature about a precocious pianist and her elderly tutor. From the deafening opener to an electrifying finale, there are few moments that don't...