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Category: Reviews

Now showing: Radioactive (M)

Luke McWilliams gives his review of the 2019 British drama, Radioactive, starring Rosamund Pike as Marie Curie.

Book talk: 3 new novels by Australian authors

Jeff Popple reviews three new novels by Australian authors. More of Jeff’s reviews can be found on his blog: murdermayhemandlongdogs.com Consolation by Garry Disher Text, $32.99 Few, if any, authors do outback crime as well...

Book talk: Books about entertainers

Jeff Popple reviews three books involving actors, musicians and a television presenter. More of Jeff’s reviews can be found on his blog.

Book talk: Enjoyable new releases

This week, Michael Popple looks at three enjoyable new releases from a trio of popular authors.

Now showing: The New Mutants (M)

Luke McWilliams gives his review of the latest installment of the X-Men franchise, The New Mutants, starring Maisie Williams.

Now showing: Bill & Ted Face the Music (PG)

Luke McWilliams gives his review of the 2020 comedy film, Bill & Ted Face the Music, starring Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter.

Book talk: The Dirty South

Jeff Popple reviews the latest excellent novel by John Connolly, The Dirty South. More of Jeff’s reviews can be found on his blog.

Now showing: Les Misérables (MA 15+)

Luke McWilliams gives his review of the 2019 film, Les Misérables, that is based on a real-life occurrence of police violence.

The Secret Garden hits the right note

AURORA may be a name you're unfamiliar with, but soon enough she will be a voice you cannot get enough of. Some festival goers across the Hunter would have been lucky enough to...

Book talk: Historical fiction

This week, Michael Popple looks at three exceptional pieces of historical fiction. You can find more of Michael’s book reviews on his blog.

Now showing: Tenet (M)

Luke McWilliams gives his review of the 2020 spy film, Tenet, directed by Christopher Nolan and starring Robert Pattinson.

Book talk: 5 Australian books for Dad

Jeff Popple reviews five great Australian books for dad this Father’s Day tomorrow (Sunday 6 September)! More of Jeff’s reviews can be found on his blog: murdermayhemandlongdogs.com. When She Was Good by Michael...

Book talk: Deadly podcast novels

This week, Jeff Popple reviews three novels about deadly podcasts! More of Jeff’s reviews can be found on his blog.

Now showing: Made in Italy (M)

Luke McWilliams gives his review of the 2020 comedy-drama film, Made in Italy, starring Liam Neeson and Micheál Richardson.

Book talk: Science fiction and fantasy

This week, Michael Popple checks out three new impressive science fiction and fantasy novels.

Now showing: Blood Vessel (MA 15+)

Luke McWilliams gives his review of the 2019 horror film, Blood Vessel, that was filmed in Melbourne.

Now showing: Unhinged (MA15+)

Luke McWilliams give his review of the 2020 thriller film Unhinged, starring our very own Russell Crowe and Caren Pistorius.

Book talk: Winter reads

Jeff Popple reviews three winter reads for a cold night.

Extraction (MA 15+): Review

Extraction is not a film for everyone. Are you after a storyline? Not for you. Do you get upset at the sight and sound of extreme violence? You might want to give...

5 fantastic Mother’s Day reads

Jeff Popple reviews five great Australian Mother's Day reads for mum! More of Jeff’s reviews can be found on his blog: murdermayhemandlongdogs.com Balance & other B.S. by Felicity Harley Allen & Unwin, $29.99 Inspired by...

Book talk: Recent releases for lockdown

This week Michael Popple checks three great recent releases to read during your coronavirus lockdown.  You can find more of Michael’s book reviews on his blog, unseenlibrary.com. Hitler’s Secret by Rory Clements Zaffre, $29.99 1941,...
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