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Coffee Review #002

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Been shopping at Melville Plaza and thinking – must have a coffee and sit down? Suss out the Bean Scene. They’re better than your average supermarket cafe. The range of food is good. A giant Afghan biscuit was $3.50. The flat white I drank was $3.90. And the rating for the coffee itself was a […]

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The Tree (2010)

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After the sudden death of her father, 8-year-old Simone shares a secret with her mother Dawn. She’s convinced her father speaks to her through the leaves of her favourite tree and he’s come back to protect them. But the new bond between mother and daughter is threatened when Dawn starts a relationship with George, the […]

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Film Review: Greenberg

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(2010) USA, 107mins DIRECTOR: Noah Baumbach | CAST: Ben Stiller, Greta Gerwig, Rhys Ifans, Jennifer Jason Leigh |RATING: 4/5 Roger Greenberg (Stiller) is an unemployed 40 year old man recovering from a mental breakdown. He has lived in New York city for 15 years, but returns to his hometown Los Angeles to house sit for his brother […]

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Film Review: Sex and the City 2

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(2010), USA, 146 mins DIRECTOR: Michael Patrick King | CAST: Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Cynthia Nixon, Kristin Davis, Chris Noth | RATING: 2.5/5 Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte and Miranda are back in the least anticipated blockbuster sequel of 2010. This time the ladies are struggling with married life, child care and a lack of opulence in post Global Financial Crisis […]

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Harry Brown (2009)

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Set in modern-day Britain, HARRY BROWN is one man’s journey through a chaotic world where teenage violence runs rampant. As a modest, law abiding citizen, Harry Brown lives alone in a flat. When his only friend is killed, Brown reaches his breaking point and decides to get revenge. He is a retired marine who had […]

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Accidents Happen (2009)

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ACCIDENTS HAPPEN is a new Australian film that arrives on our screens complete with an arty controversy in tow. Though a controversy can be a clever promotional tool, the scandal in question is of interest to the Oz film industry, only. The buzz has been from those who have complained about Screen Australia – the […]

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Clash of the Titans (2010)

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Perseus (Sam Worthington) is a man born of the gods. The god Zeus is his father and human Danae is his mother. There is a struggle between the gods. Perseus leads a dangerous mission to defeat vengeful god Hades (Ralph Fiennes) before he can seize power from Zeus (Liam Neeson) and unleash hell on earth. Director […]

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Please Give (2010)

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In New York City, a husband and wife butt heads with the granddaughters of the elderly woman who lives in an apartment the couple owns. This is PLEASE GIVE’s official synopsis, which one would usually feel was an inadequate description, however having seen the film I would say that it’s just about right. PLEASE GIVE […]

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Get Him To The Greek (2010)

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Aaron Green (Jonah Hill), a record company intern is charged with the task of accompanying his idol, out-of-control British rock star Aldous Snow (Russell Brand) from London to a tenth anniversary concert at L.A.’s Greek Theater. The event could save Snow’s nose-diving fortunes and it could establish Green’s career. However, getting the wily, sex-addicted, substance-abusing […]