Review - a night in the hills
In the middle of our break, my friend and I decided to stay the night in Hahndorf – the famous small town known for its German heritage.
Australian 2032 Olympics
It is exciting news! Australia will host the 2032 Olympics in the Brisbane region. Even though it is still far away, I am already excited.
Oscars 2021: Sound of Metal review
Sound of Metal, the Oscar-nominated film directed and co-written by Darius Marder, stars Riz Ahmed as Ruben Stone, a drummer and recovering addict whose life is thrown into disarray by the sudden onset of deafness.
Oscars 2021: The Trial of the Chicago 7 review
Aaron Sorkin's Oscar-nominated film The Trial of the Chicago 7 might skirt the edge of silliness, but it's not a film that can be easily shaken off.
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Oscars 2021: Promising Young Woman review
Emerald Fennell's debut feature, Promising Young Woman, is an enthralling look at a young woman confronting the traumas of her past.
Lana Del Rey: Chemtrails Over the Country Club review
Lana Del Rey's 2021 album, Chemtrails Over the Country Club, is both a departure from the Del Rey of the past and a return to something more inherent.
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So this is very far from an insightful commentary on an obscure piece of cultured television, but it does go well with my last review of competitive reality TV.
British Film Festival review: The Nest
Part of this year's British Film Festival, Sean Durkin’s The Nest chronicles the unraveling of a wealthy family in mid-1980s England.
Directed by Jonathon Levine and staring Charlize Theron and Seth Rogan, the 2019 romantic-comedy Longshot about a Secretary of State falling in love with a slouchy speechwriter, somewhat disappeared from the cultural radar not long after its release. This is a shame.
The Dictionary of Lost Words
Who decides which words go in the Dictionary? Which words are left out?