Category Archives: Reviews

Review: Knightfall

What with my new HEMA past time, I want to love Knightfall, but so far (after two episodes), it’s more like curious skepticism. I will keep watching…it’s just, well. Let’s get medieval on this. On the side of the Angels: … Continue reading

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Review: Bewildering and bewonderment

I finally watched 2016’s Hunt for the Wilderpeople last night. It was written and directed by Taika Waititi, whose screenplay was based on Barry Crump’s novel Wild Pork and Watercress. Oh, it’s a sweet film. Funny, astute, sad, and serious without … Continue reading

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A course in uncommonplaces

I signed up for Catherine Ann Jones’ Way of Story online course. Partly as a pick-me-up because the writing for the last few months has been absent except for posts here, and seemingly endless job applications. If you haven’t heard … Continue reading

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UnReview: Triennial

I’ve visited the National Gallery of Victoria’s Triennial twice now and I can firmly say I’ve not experienced everything. There is so much to see some art is skipped, but on the other hand, the scale of many works means … Continue reading

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Review: Double the hot takes

Here’s your two for one review of The Last Jedi and Twice Upon A Time Doctor Who Christmas Special. Because, to quote the classics, why can’t we do both? If you think, like me, too much about these things the themes … Continue reading

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All aboard….or not

I saw Justice League but also Murder on the Orient Express, starring a mustache. I required escapism from both, and  instead discovered meditations on grief, women stepping up, revenge, transformation, and forgiveness (as well as solving problems through ze little grey … Continue reading

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Review: Much Adoing around the Globe

On a bright, increasing warm afternoon, I attended a matinée showing of Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing at the Pop Up Globe. The crowd was in a good humour and the performances were cheeky and energetic. It’s been ages since … Continue reading

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