Movies – 248

December 5, 2014

Human Capital The best and most significant Italian movie of the year, and it’s not screening at Norton St? Yep, (sigh) – says it all about the decline of Leichhardt as “Little Italy.” Paulo Virizi’s […]

Movies – 247

November 20, 2014

Folies Bergére Hard as it is to imagine, Isabelle Huppert is a farmer in this quintessentially European romantic comedy from writer/director Marc Fitoussi. She plays fiftysomething Brigitte, long married to Xavier (Jean-Pierre Darroussin) and the […]

Movies – 246

November 7, 2014

Two Days, One Night After the disappointment of The Immigrant, Marion Cotillard redeems herself totally in the Dardennes Brothers’ searingly realist drama. Unusually for our predictable art-house fare, this one is set in working class […]

Global Worming

October 27, 2014

Whether or not Bairdsy pulls off his rationalisation of Sydney’s councils (reducing the number of councils in Sydney from 41 to 18), it is apparent that the combined power of local councils is effective, economical […]

What's on – 245

October 24, 2014

You’d be barking mad to miss this! In its inaugural year, the Sydney Dog Lovers Show is coming this November and promises to be the ultimate event for all dog devotees. With great entertainment, education […]

Movies – 245

October 24, 2014

The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet 3D Working in 3D for the first time, Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s (Amélie) trademark style of rich visuals, eccentric characters and surreal plots are all back again in this adaption of […]

Critter Critique – 244

October 13, 2014

Our golden girl, Charli! Charli is a 13-year-old Border Collie cross who loves to snuggle into the doona and give licks to anyone that gives her a pat. As a puppy she was very naughty […]

Movies – 244

October 10, 2014

Hector and The Search For Happiness It’s been a while since anyone thought that travel to far-away places allowed you to “find yourself.” Yet that’s just what bored London shrink Hector (Simon Pegg) sets out […]

Movies – 243

September 26, 2014

Italian Film Festival 2014 Anyone who has sat through a recent Australian rom-com and left feeling underwhelmed or even annoyed (The Little Death), really should give one of the Laughing, Italian Style selections from this […]

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