(2010) USA, 109 mins DIRECTOR: Nicholas Stoller | CAST: Jonah Hill, Russell Brand, Rose Byrne, Sean Combs |RATING: 4/5 Aaron Green (Hill), a record company intern is charged with the task of accompanying his idol, out-of-control British rock star Aldous Snow (Brand) from London to a tenth anniversary concert at L.A.’s Greek Theater. The event could save Snow’s nose-diving […]
(2010) USA, 124 minutes DIRECTOR: Jon Favreau | WRITER: Justin Theroux CAST: Robert Downey, Jr., Don Cheadle, Mickey Rourke, Gwyneth Paltrow, Sam Rockwell, Samuel L. Jackson | Rating: 3/5 Weapons manufacturer Tony Stark’s identity as Iron Man is now public knowledge. After six months of keeping the world safe from war, Stark finds himself pitted against his […]
DIRECTOR: Rachel Perkins | CAST: Rocky McKenzie, Jessica Mauboy, Ernie Dingo, Missy Higgins, Geoffrey Rush, Deborah Mailman, Tom Budge, Ningali Lawford-Wolf, Dan Sultan | Australia, 85mins | RATING 3/5 It’s the summer of 1969 and young 16 year old Willie (McKenzie) lives in the idyllic old pearling port Broome, in the North of Western Australia. He fishes, hangs out […]
Seafood Laksa, The Tasty Taste, Old Shanghai, Fremantle. $10.50.
Coffee and Cake, , Mends Street Jetty, South Perth. The Bellhouse is one of the classier coffee joints on the South Perth strip
Parks and Recreation is a sitcom created by Greg Daniels and Michael Schur who produced and adapted The Office for American television. It too, is shot fly-on-the-wall style. The series follow the lives of the public servants who work for the Parks and Recreation Department in the fictional Indiana town of Pawnee. The show’s main […]
Did You Hear About The Morgans?, (2009), USA, 103mins Director: Marc Lawrence Cast: Hugh Grant, Sarah Jessica Parker, Sam Elliott, Mary Steenburgen, Elisabeth Moss Rating: (1.5/5) Paul and Meryl Morgan are a New York power couple considering divorce after a three-month separation. Paul’s (Grant) recent infidelity is the issue between them. He wants Meryl (Parker) […]
The Big Breakfast at the Secret Garden Cafe, Angelo Street, South Perth.
I was raised in the hospitality biz. My people are itinerant restaurateurs. Travelling from Perth suburb to Perth Suburb they established restaurants and a lunch bar. My mother had a knack of making good food, which continues, but only domestically these days. Her prime time eatery days are behind her.