Monthly Archive: January 2015

Review: Stop Kiss

Performed as part of Melbourne’s “Midsumma” festival, Stop Kiss is a love story. Traffic reporter Callie, a seasoned New Yorker, agrees to show school...

Review: Alice and the Fly

I’m never sure how I feel about diary-style narration in books. On the one hand, it allows the author to convey a very particular...

Review: The Great Zoo of China

In high school, I was a big fan of Matthew Reilly’s, especially the action-packed Hover Car Racer. As an Australian, it’s nice to read other...

Review: The Wedding Ringer

Weddings are a popular subjects for films. The Wedding Ringer, written and directed by Jeremy Garelick (The Break-Up, The Rebels) joins good company among...

Review: Comedy at 24 Moons

The darkness of the stairwell is a shock after the bright Sunday afternoon. At the top of the stairs, lit vaguely by purple footlights,...

Review: As You Like It

Shakespeare in the Park is a great way to spend a summer evening in Melbourne – even if it has been a little colder...

Review: Alice in Never Never Land

Amongst the greenery and heritage-listed mansions of Rippon Lea House and Gardens lies a magical land, a crossover of children’s fantasy; Never Never Land,...

Review: Henni

In a world that is both strange and familiar lives a girl named Henni. She’s not a human girl, of course – she’s a cute...