Local cinemas this week

August 3, 2018
Movie of the week: Summer 1993 If you think that curly head girl in the yellow car looks familiar, you’d be right. Summer 1993, an autobiographical film from Catalan writer-director Carla Simon, has been around […]

Local cinemas this week

July 26, 2018
Movie of the week: Whitney Maybe it wasn’t so wise to tag Kevin MacDonald’s heartbreaking new doco on Whitney Houston’s troubled and tragic life as “The untold story. For the first time” Sure, this is […]

Local cinemas this week

July 13, 2018
An Iranian drama that soars, and hokum high in the sky No Date, No Signature Outside of the Film Festival, very few Iranian films ever manage to find arthouse screens in Sydney. In the last […]

Local cinemas this week

June 13, 2018
Two very different Sydney Film Festival hits turn up on general release this week Disobedience The words “forbidden” or “illicit” seem to always be used to describe the sort of relationship between Ronit (Rachel Weisz) […]

New movies this week

March 3, 2017
Hits & misses at inner west cinemas Opening this week 16.03 Loving Surprisingly, it was only in 1958 that the US Supreme Court legalized interracial marriage in that country. Director Jeff Nichols takes a restrained […]

Wine with Winsor – 301

March 3, 2017
Sensuous savvy  Holm Oak 2016 Sauvignon Blanc Most sauvignon blancs are unoaked, fresh and lively and fall away after a year or two in bottle.  Husband and wife team Tim and Rebecca Duffy take a […]

Wine with Winsor – 300

February 17, 2017
Summer Quaffer Kissing Booth 2016 Sauvignon Blanc There are some terrific Marlborough sauvignon blancs from the 2016 vintage, and this is among the best value. Fresh, vibrant and quintessentially Kiwi, it is a very good […]

Movies – 300

February 17, 2017
Alone in Berlin Maybe it’s a sign of our times, but there’s been resurgence of interest in books and films about Nazi Germany recently. Based on the seminal 1947 novel by Hans Fallada, writer/director Vincent […]

Wine with Winsor

February 17, 2017
Money saver Calabria Richland 2016 Shiraz If money is a little tight after the holidays but you still want to drink in style then this very nifty and easy-drinking shiraz from the Calabria family in […]

Movies – 299

February 5, 2017
Toni Erdmann Germany’s entry in the 2017 Academy Awards snuck into Sydney unnoticed last year at the German Film Festival, but now its swag of awards, five star reviews and world-wide praise make it one […]
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