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 […]

Movies – 298

January 20, 2017

Perfect Strangers “Digital disruption” takes on a new meaning in Paulo Genovese’s thoroughly entertaining comedy-drama. As a result of a dinner party dare that could only have been fueled by too many proseccos, a group […]

Wine with Winsor – 298

January 20, 2017

Slick sauvignon Toi Toi 2016 Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough sauvignon blancs have never been more affordable and wines like this one – fresh, aromatic and zingy – are terrific bargains. This is an excellent thirst-quencher with […]

Wine with Winsor – 297

December 9, 2016

Sweet treat Wirra Wirra 2016 Mrs Wigley Moscato Fragrant and fizzy, delicate and delicious, this moscato is unashamedly sweet but is a real crowd pleaser when served chilled at just about any time of the […]

Movies – 297

December 9, 2016

Red Dog: True Blue Kriv Stenders’ prequel to 2011’s high grossing Red Dog claims it’s based “on events which may or may not have happened.” Yes, the scene where our canine hero (very wisely) growls at […]

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