Category: Movies

Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas movie

Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas movie

  This independent movie was showing at a local theatre, and I’m so glad I went to see it. A documentary on the composers who wrote Christmas songs? I wasn’t sure what to expect but it was brilliant. This one hour movie, by Larry Weinstein, predominantly set in a Chinese restaurant, was one of the …

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Tarzan and Ellie Wiesel

Tarzan and Ellie Wiesel

Today I took my youngest son to see The Legend of Tarzan movie. Pushing aside Alexander Skarsgård’s abs (!!), the incredible cinematography and gorgeous scenery; we, the viewers, see a dark side of colonisation and how people of different races were treated in the 19th century. But, not everyone in the movie/ during that time …

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Nice Work If You Can Get it

Nice Work If You Can Get it

I have to confess, I love Gershwin’s music so I snapped up tickets to see “Nice Work If You Can Get It” on in Melbourne. What a wonderful show, I just loved the singing and dancing, there was such a strong cast with amazing talent. But from a romance writer’s perspective, it ticked all the …

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Fifty Shades of Grey

Fifty Shades of Grey

  Last night I went to see Fifty Shades of Grey. Here is my take on it, from a romance writer’s point of view. Over the past couple of weeks, there’s been heaps of discussion around this movie which I think is healthy. It’s always interesting to read people’s comments however, I personally think you …

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