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 […]

Movies – 242

September 12, 2014
Sin City: A Dame To Kill For sure, Robert Rodriguez’s latest project with graphic novelist Frank Miller is style over substance. But… oh what style! Every single frame looks sensational in jaw-droppingly awesome 3D and […]

Movies – 241

September 1, 2014
Boyhood At 165 minutes, Richard Linklater’s tender and profound new feature may make some nervous. It shouldn’t, the run time flashes by in a heartbeat – a bit like real life. Which is what it […]

Movies – 240

August 15, 2014
Predestination When Sarah Snook graced Ciao’s cover a couple of years ago, we knew she would one day be a star… Now everyone agrees, even Variety called her performance in the Spierig Brothers time-travel saga […]

Movies – 239

August 1, 2014
Palo Alto Gia Coppola came to moviemaking with impeccable cred; she’s the grandchild of Francis Ford and niece of Sofia. That’s quite a lot to live up to, and something she masterfully pulls off with […]

Movies – 238

July 18, 2014
Devil’s Knot Canadian auteur Atom Egoyan’s (The Sweet Hereafter) latest compelling excursion into the dark side of the human condition is based on a true story. In 1991, three young boys were found murdered and […]

Movies – 237

July 4, 2014
Still Life The Full Monty‘s producer Uberto Pasolini makes a welcome return to our screens with this drama about a quiet and selfless man. John May (Eddie Marsan) has a depressing job, organising burials and […]
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