#SheReviews Film: Past Lives

A modern  American romantic drama,  Past Lives is a lovely tender and heartwarming story as two childhood friends reunite.  Past Lives is also about lost opportunities to the point I was silently saying……just say what you feel. Yet driven by culture and […]

#SheReviews Film: Godland

Godland the movie is a stunning historical drama that is insightful, mystifying, depressing yet enlightening with its humourous moments. It was merciless and real given the story, timeline and remote location. A lonely place, the people suspicious and wary of this not-so-friendly […]

#SheReviews: The Miracle Club

There was quite a bit of reminiscing as my friend and I watched the advanced screening of The Miracle Club this week.  Set in 1967 and filmed around picturesque Ireland, we would have been in our late teens back then. We had […]

#SheReviews Film: Joy Ride

Producers of Bad Neighbours and the co-screenwriter of Crazy Rich Asians have brought another hilarious and unapologetically explicit story of identity and self-discovery to the screen, with Joy Ride. Also known for their work in The Boys TV series, Joy Ride could […]

#SheReviews Film: The Black Demon

Feel like some thrills and spills? Released this year, The Black Demon fiction horror film is for you. A family is stranded on an old oil rig in the small town of Baja, on a peninsula in north-western Mexico, unaware that for […]

#SheReviews Film: Bank of Dave

Bank of Dave, another lovely movie based on real events and a true(ish) story. This remarkable development of Burnley (UK) resident, Dave Fishwick was first shared with the world as a documentary in 2012. A decade late this tale remains resonant as […]

Celebrating Mother’s Day Alone

Mother & Daughter as children  (L: Marie Metcalf nee Dunham my mother R: Ruth Greening nee Dunham) On every Mother’s Day I say to myself “Happy Mother’s Day Mum, I miss you”.  For many of us, our mothers and grand mothers are […]

Opera Queensland Season 2023

Opera Queensland (OQ) has begun its 2023 season with a dramatic launch of Verdi’s retelling of Shakespeare’s Macbeth. It is one of the most powerful performances I have ever seen. Their vision of growing a community connected by the transformative power of […]

#SheReviews Film: Allelujah

Allelujah the movie is an adaptation of Alan Bennett’s 1968 play Forty Years On. A crumbling Victorian ward is embroiled in Britain’s political health system and the hospital The Bethlehem puts up a fight to avoid closure.  In the film, Dr Valentine […]

#SheReviews Film: Missing

Sony Pictures releases in cinemas MISSING, the stand alone sequel to the 2018 SEARCHING movie. There is no need to see the first they have separate story lines.   This action fast-paced thriller has many edge-of-your seat moments when it necessitated me to […]

#SheReviews Film: True Spirit

My biggest fear whenever sailing was encountering a wave larger than the yacht itself. I  have been lucky to avoid this by sailing on larger yachts in calmer seas. So when I first read Jessica Watson’s (OAM), book True Spirit released in […]

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