Category: Reviews

Australia and Korea: The 120 Years of History

This book, which includes many fascinating stories highlighting significant events and people, provides a useful overview and chronology of the linkages that have...

Julie and Julia

With soufflé-like perfection Meryl Street rises to the challenge of immortalising one of America’s cooking greats on the big screen in Julie and Julia.

Fame

With the recent popularity of High School Musical and TV programs such as So You Think You Can Dance and Glee, it comes as no surprise that Hollywood would attempt to...

500 Days of Summer

Expectation and reality are poles apart when it comes to falling in love, which is something that Tom (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) discovers the hard way when he falls for...

Aliens in the Attic

The Pearsons go on holidays to a rental house. The family consists of dad, mum, teenage son Tom (Carter Jenkins) and boy-crazy teenage daughter Bethany (Ashley Tisdale).

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...