Category: Reviews

The Road

After America (and possibly the entire world) has been razed by an apocalyptic event, one man and his son brave hostile, deadly wastelands in search of survival and...

Blessings from the Bible: Favourite Verses and Life Stories by People from Penrith Uniting Church

Blessings from the Bible is a ring-bound booklet of the Penrith Uniting Church congregation’s favourite verses and their reflections on those verses.

Don’t Trust the Abbot: Musings from the Monastery

erome Kodell is abbot of Subiaco Abbey in Arkansas. These “musings” are reproduced from some of his newsletters at the request of his many friends, visitors and...

Our Spiritual Journey: An Alternative Route

Reichert uses “self-transcendence” as his central motif — the honest surrender, awe and reverence owed by the creature to the creator.

The Soloist

Los Angeles Times journalist Steve Lopez (Robert Downey Jr) randomly meets homeless Julliard-trained cellist Nathaniel Ayers (Jamie Foxx). Lopez is desperate for a story...

Moon

Sam (Sam Rockwell) is on his own on the moon, working for Lunar Industries collecting Helium 3, an energy-laden ore, to send back to earth, where his wife and young...

G-Force

This film feels a bit like they’ve taken the storyline from Bolt, added a Toy Story villain and given the film a Transformers ending — which is not surprising...

The Fat Jesus: Feminist Explorations in Boundaries and Transgressions

Who’d have thought that there was so much more to food and eating beyond the mere functional, or the occasionally pleasurable? The Fat Jesus explores the oft troubled...

Coraline

In this devilishly clever 3D stop-motion animated movie, director Henry Selick has adapted Neil Gaiman’s best-selling children’s book with intriguing and, at times,...