The Haunting of Bly Manor, our misguided idolatry of money, and the capricious spectre of mortality. Here’s some different things I’ve been thinking a lot about this past month. Maybe there’s something here to interest you too?
In my twenties, the television reality series So You Think You Can Dance Australia took the country by storm, and my housemate Erika and I were swept right along with it. We were not dancers, and would never even imagine to be, but we were obsessed. While we enjoyed all of it enormously, there was […]
Steen Raskopoulos is so hot right now. He seems to be everywhere on the Australian comedy scene at the moment. I’ve seen him in one of ABC’s recent Fresh Blood web comedies, he was in ABC2’s This is Littleton not too long ago (did anyone see that?), and he is constantly in my Facebook feed as […]
In which I share my Friday the 13th movie for this year, a horror film about the mind’s ability to bring the shadows of grief and worry to life. I didn’t exactly plan to make yesterday’s Friday the 13th a scary movie night! I really wanted to see The Babadook but really did not […]
In which I am delighted by Sydney’s growing comedy culture, talk a bit about the delightful David O’Doherty, and am delighted to see comedian and storyteller Michael Workman again. Despite being the biggest city in Australia, Sydney is not known for its comedy scene — Melbourne well and truly wears the comedy crown […]
In which I rediscover my fear of heights and give away a spoiler. But just the one, and if you look at the film’s title, you’ll probably guess what it’s going to be anyway. Above: Columbia Pictures’ official trailer I recently started working my way through Neil Gaiman’s seminal Sandman graphic novel (i.e. ‘comic book’) […]