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Film Review: Savages

Oliver Stone is known for producing cutting-edge film, but perhaps none more ferocious than Savages. A brutal saga of drugs, violence, corruption and deviance, Savages is a squeamishly rugged tale...

Film Review: Ruby Sparks

From the makers of Little Miss Sunshine comes the adorable Ruby Sparks, a delightful bittersweet comedy about the magic of finding the perfect partner and falling hopelessly in love. Calvin...

Playing to the womb

As a cellist with the Australian Chamber Orchestra (ACO), when I fell pregnant with my baby girl many people asked whether I thought that the classical music I was playing...

Film Review: Killing Them Softly

Extremely violent and gruesome, Killing Them Softly is a brutal drama that slices through the rhetoric of political America. Set amid the 2008 US Presidential election debate, Killing Them Softly...

Film Review: The Words

The Words addresses the ultimate quandary for any wannabe author – could you steal someone else’s story and sell it as your own? Bradley Cooper plays Rory Jansen, a struggling...

Those dreaded weight loss plateaus

Plateaus are the most common issue faced by people who are on a weight loss journey.  If you’ve been losing weight and you suddenly find that your weight is staying the same...

Film Review: Searching For Sugar Man

Enjoying limited release right now is critically acclaimed rockumentary, Searching For Sugar Man. Easiest one of the best music documentaries to grace screens in the years, Searching For Sugar Man...