The Pathetique Sonata and other things

Posted by Wendy Davis on June 14, 2015 and filed under blogjuneculturefilmsmusic

Last night I started watching Quartet after Rockwiz. I remember enjoying it the first time around but this time I found it all a little cliched yet meaning well. I had questions too. For example, where was Judi Dench? Surely she should have been in the Pauline Collins role. I didn’t watch it through until […]

Speaking of hair….

Posted by Wendy Davis on June 13, 2015 and filed under blogjunefilmsmusictelevision

In a busy week I have managed to watch two music films and start watching one music television series. Last Sunday I re-watched Walk the Line. It was on SBS after the best TV music quiz show of all time, Rockwiz. Sidenote: Rockwiz stomps all over Spicks and Specks and always will. Controversial television opinion? […]

We haven’t even told our parents what time we’re coming home….

Posted by Wendy Davis on June 10, 2014 and filed under blogjuneculturefilmstelevision

As a proud Generation X-er I feel sad today. I saw Drop Dead Fred in Toowoomba in the early 1990s when I was at university. I can remember the excitement of going to the movie theatre far more clearly than I can remember the friends’ names who went with me. For this was a film […]

Get some wrinkles please Our Nic

Posted by Wendy Davis on June 8, 2014 and filed under blogjuneculturefilmslifeliving in the regionsmusic

Over the last year I’ve been trying to keep up to date (and do a massive catch up) on my film watching. One problem with living outside a capital city is that we tend not to get independent or more interesting films. Or, they play for a week at unfortunate times and then disappear. The […]