#SheWatches Knives Out

by How wonderful to see an old style murder mystery in a modernised ‘whodunit’ movie. Writer and   director Rian Johnson of Brick, Looper, The Last Jedi, recreates a mastermind murder mystery that is like a large ball of wool as it […]

#SheWatches The Report

by Movies are extraordinary when based on actual events and a reason why The Report constantly held my full attention and kept my heartbeat rapid. It was an eye-opening, overwhelming account of events that occurred behind the scenes since  the aftermath of […]

#SheReviews Orpheus & Eurydice – Opera QLD

by “A taste of Opera Queensland’s’ upcoming production of Orpheus & Eurydice” the invitation said. Well I can only say what a privilege it was to represent SheSociety on this enthralling evening of music, friends, people and delectable food. Director of Learning, […]

#SheWatches After the Wedding

by It’s wonderful to watch the beginning of a movie and wonder where it will end up. Based on the Academy Award nominated film by Susanne Bier, After the Wedding had me intrigued. It took a while to connect the interesting moments […]

#SheWatches Measure for Measure

by Last Friday, as part of the Brisbane International Film Festival (BIFF), my daughter and I saw the Australian film ‘Measure for Measure’ at GOMA. After the screening we enjoyed a panel discussion. The film is loosely based on Shakespeare’s eponymous play, […]

At Last – Downton Abbey Is Here!

by Downton Abbey hasn’t graced our television screens for three years so many avid fans have been waiting for this movie and thankfully, it doesn’t disappoint. This two-hour supersized episode of Downton packs enough plots and subplots to keep you tantalised and […]

#SheWatches IT Chapter Two

by Based on Stephen Kings 1986 novel, the original IT movie was released in 2017. I didn’t have the courage to see it then. But this time, SheSociety sent me an invitation to the sequel IT Chapter Two and I courageously decided […]

#SheWatches The Nightingale

by Brutal colonisation and arrogance. How on earth did they cope, women, convicts, emancipists, settlers. Transported and relocated to “hell on earth” Van Diemen’s Land after surviving treacherous seas sailing from the United Kingdom of Great Britain. And innocent aboriginal communities invaded […]

#SheWatches Amazing Grace

by For lovers of Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, you must see this original, recently released footage captured in 1972 by Warner Brothers.  The film Amazing Grace has never been shown before and presents us with a most upfront and personal side […]

#SheReviews L’Appartement

by As many readers know I’ve been a regular visitor to Paris since I was 21 and have stayed in many cool and quirky apartments. There was the crazy shower apartment; where the shower could only be turned on by my clever […]

#SheReviews Storm Boy

by Do you remember reading Storm Boy at school? I do. It was one of the first Australian novels I’d ever read and it was a revelation for this bookish little Redcliffe girl who’d also grown up barefoot and beach-combing by the […]

#SheWatches The Public

by If you’re anything like me The Breakfast Club is one of your favourite movies to watch and rewatch. You’ll remember Emilio Estevez was the dreamy star of this classic film, set mostly in a library. Fast forward over 30 years and […]

#SheWatches The Keeper

by When movies are based on a true story, you often discover astonishing tales you may never have known about otherwise.  The Keeper is one of those movies, about a German Prisoner of War, Bert Trautmann, who was sent to Northern England […]

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