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 […]

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 […]
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