#SheReviews Film: Living

‘ It’s never too late to start.’ This sums up the underlying message from the lovely but bittersweet film – Living, starring beloved actor, Bill Nighy. This film was nominated for a best actor and best adapted screenplay at the Oscars and […]

#SheReviews Film: Till

On the eve of International Women’s Day, She Society headed to New Farm Cinemas to see an important film. This film was Till, the story of the life and death of fourteen year old Emmet Till.  It shared the atrocity and racial […]

#SheReviews I’ll Leave You With This by Kylie Ladd

The well-worn and well-tested saying of “It’s an ill wind that blows no good” echoes resolutely and profoundly in stellar Australian author and psychologist, Kylie Ladd’s, character-driven and salubrious novel, I’ll Leave You With This. Taking place predominantly in the frenzied yet […]

#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 Spare by Prince Harry

     Prince Harry – Often Misunderstood and Misrepresented in Life Hazily observing the much-feted British royal family from these intrinsically laid-back Antipodean shores in the 1970s (my childhood years), I viewed Queen Elizabeth II and her family as being ethereally beautiful, almost perfect, […]

#SheReviews Film: Women Talking

Do Nothing. Stay and Fight. Leave. What would you do to protect your daughters and granddaughters from being molested? This is the question at the heart of new movie Women Talking.  For years the women of a remote religious colony have been […]

#SheReviews Film: Spoiler Alert 

There was not a dry eye in the cinema at the end of new American romantic drama, Spoiler Alert. Based on Michael Ausiello’s  bestseller Spoiler Alert: The Hero Dies, the film is one that begins at the end, before we look back […]

#SheReviews Terms of Inheritance by Michelle Upton

The often complex web of family relationships can headily encompass an unforeseen and nuanced detour. Such truths are readily spelt out in phenomenally talented English Australian (she was born in England and migrated to Australia in 2006) author, Michelle Upton’s, soaring debut […]

#SheReviews The Soulmate by Sally Hepworth

The well-trodden road of marriage in contemporary Australian society (and throughout the modern world at large) is invariably intricately nuanced and defiantly complex in nature. Additionally, this time honoured institution is frequently tenuous and fraught. In short, the outer glow that many […]

#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 […]

#SheReviews The Resemblance by Lauren Nossett

American university fraternities and sororities for male and female students respectively (and some graduates) are from the outside shiny, vibrant and welcoming organisations, where a strong sense of community is developed among members and lifelong friendships are forged. The brotherhood and sisterhood […]

#SheReviews Film: The Fabelmans

One of the most highly anticipated films of the year is Steven Spielberg’s – The Fabelmans. Based loosely on his own life it tells the story of Sammy Fabelman, a boy enamoured by making movies. It also shares his family life, growing […]

#SheReviews Exiles by Jane Harper

The reverberating immoral timbre of the human race can be cloudy, murky and depraved. Paradoxically,  the moral fortitude of the same species is capable of soaring good-will and redemption. Humans are undoubtedly able to do great good in this world, as well […]

#SheReviews Mika in Real Life by Emiko Jean

The existential bonds that transpire between a mother and child are indisputably, in the vast majority of cases, deeply embedded in the mother’s and child’s psyche forever. Veritably unbreakable (Or are they?) Such beautiful and poignant considerations are definingly, heartbreakingly and at-times […]

#SheReviews Film: Stars At Noon

I love a film based on a novel and Claire Denis’ latest film, Stars At Noon, is an updated version of Denis Johnson’s 1986 Nicaragua set novel. French auteur, Claire Denis, is venturing into Graham Greene territory here – espionage and dirty […]

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