Interviews and Reviews

The Matrix IV

The Matrix IV

The Matrix IV Skip the movie theatre for this one! Make no mistake, the latest instalment of the Matrix franchise is nothing more than a lacklustre love story. Admittedly, it bases itself on the notion that we all have one true love and may spend a lifetime, or two looking for it. But that is not what we have come…

Read more

The Godfather of Harlem

The Godfather of Harlem

The Godfather of Harlem Written by Ana Jones This issue we are looking at another television series to help keep you entertained at home given stay-at-home orders for many of us, plus the lack of new 2021 movies. It is the limited series (only 10 episodes per season), Godfather of Harlem, starring Forest Whitaker as the 1960s gangster, Ellsworth ‘Bumpy’…

Read more

The Karate Kid Story Continues

The Karate Kid Story Continues

On the Small Screen with Cobra Kai Written by Ana Jones They say you should never go back. But that is certainly not the case with the TV series Cobra Kai. Revisiting The Karate Kid movies from the 1980s – and the story of Danny LaRusso (Ralph Macchio) and high school/karate rival Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka) will only bring you…

Read more

Australian Made in June

Australian Made in June

Written by Ana Jones Meet June Wilton (Noni Hazlehurst from Ladies in Black, The Sullivans, Playschool) – mother, grandmother, successful businesswoman, wife, family matriarch and nursing home resident following a series of strokes five years early that left her with rapid dementia. Make no mistake, June Again tackles some discomforting themes such as dementia, ageing and when to put your loved…

Read more

Wonder Woman Returns

Wonder Woman Returns

Written by Ana Jones As far as sequels go, Wonder Woman 1984 or WW84 is entertaining and enjoyable to watch, but don’t expect too much – it is a movie based on comic book characters after all! You don’t need to have seen other DC Universe films to understand what is going on though. The film begins with young Diana…

Read more

Shoes Snow Storytelling

Shoes, Snow, Storytelling and the Spirit of Christmas

Written by Ana Jones A new take on the classic Dr. Seuss story of grinch. A Shoe Addict’s Christmas follows Noelle (Candice Cameron Brue), a happy-ish department store HR employee who loves Christmas (and shoes!) but lost the Christmas spirit when is dumped by her boyfriend the eve of Christmas three years prior. As Christmas approaches, she is asked to…

Read more

Dolittle

Dolittle

Written by Ana Jones (Dolittle) Robert Downey Jr is as charismatic as ever and he has turned a tired classic into a modern day must see for children (and watchable for adults)! For those not too familiar with the original 1920’s Hugh Lofting books, Doctor Dolittle follows a medical doctor who can talk to animals and starts up a vet…

Read more

The Islanders

The Islanders – Book Review

Meg Mitchell Moore Written by Kristen Boucher I’ve always marvelled at the idea of summer reads. It’s as if a readers life automatically get’s put on hold when the weather turns itself up and we can all languorously relax beside a pool with a great read and a cocktail. We parents know however, that there is no time to stop…

Read more

Send this to a friend