Travel: Capital Idea

June 26, 2017

It might be time to reconsider your attitude to Canberra and embark on an ideal weekend getaway, writes travel editor Winsor Dobbin. We have a tendency to look down our noses at our national capital. […]

The punk, the poet and the paedophile

June 25, 2017

From the sleazy to the sublime, there’s something for everyone amongst this week’s art-house movie releases Una Those who green-lighted this adaption of David Harrower’s dense and gut-wrenching 2005 play about 40 year-old man’s affair […]

Stars – July 2017

June 24, 2017

Aries Your domestic zone becomes the focus this month, thanks to the feisty Mars transit. Activate stuck situations by 20 July. Taurus You’ll appreciate the increased powers of concentration that Mercury generates between 6 and […]

Monsieur Chocolat movie giveaway

June 22, 2017

This lively French box-office hit, which recently screened at the French Film Festival tells the fascinating rise-and-fall story of the first popular Afro-Cuban artist of the French stage. During the late 1800s, former slave Chocolat […]

Only at Dendy Newtown

June 22, 2017

Hotel Coolgardie could be the most shocking film about Australia ever made This startling and powerfully provocative doco from Pete Gleeson screened at Sydney Film Festival last year. It didn’t get nearly the attention it deserved then, […]

Detour giveaway

June 15, 2017

Detour is stylish new crime thriller that takes us on a trip through the seedy side of California and beyond. This sinister “Sliding Doors” follows over-privileged law student Harper (Tye Sheridan) who, after a drunken […]

Sad songs

June 14, 2017

Two movies about musicians who died tragically open this week at local cinemas. Whitney: Can I Be Me Who killed Whitney Houston? Well now, that’s’ a question… That Nick Broomfield’s (Kurt & Courtney) unauthorised biopic only […]

Travel: Peninsula Pleasures

May 30, 2017

  Lovers of fine wines and food are in their element on the Mornington Peninsula, writes travel editor Winsor Dobbin. It is not so long ago that the Mornington Peninsula was the sleepiest of sleepy […]

Greening Sydney

May 30, 2017

Cooling our city with trees and flowers The veiled green walls of One Central Park are a stunning testament to the integration of nature with urban living. At 150 metres high, the vertical gardens, designed […]

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