Who Loves Ab Fab?

Love Love Love Ab Fab … Mostly because Eddie and Patsy got me through the worst of adolescence in suburban hell in deepest darkest moistest Brisbane or comme l’appel des étrangers de la ville – Brisvegas. Ab Fab Movie is almost here ~ only waiting until 4 August (I think) at the Cameo. Edina Monsoon…

Lucy Jordan, Thelma & Louise …

I have had the words of “The Ballad of Lucy Jordan” running through my mind for days. It could be the Unconscious, the Dreamtime speaking to me about any number of things but it got me thinking about that great Road Trip Chick Flick nodding to the dream of empowerment while balancing the terror and…

Eh … Chef!? Seen it?

Ever worked in a restaurant? A Kitchen? Clangers and I went to see – CHEF – on the weekend, and it was – wonderful. So Jon Favreau plays Carl Casper, a talented Chef, who has traded the edgey-ness of his creative vision, his Authentic Self and Life, for security and a lot of dull! One…

Breakfast Club … “Did I stutter?”

Do we remember those days of titanic battles power battles with parents who ‘don’t understand’? Of romantic longings? Of yearnings what ‘cannot be’? Of dreaming – about the future? And longing for the day we are ‘free’? ‘The Breakfast Club’ was the movie that introduced me to the angst and magic of that excruciating in…

Before Midnight ~ Julie Delphy & Ethan Hawke

Before Midnight is the third installment in the story of Celine and Jessie, who meet in their early twenties on a train going from Eastern Europe through Vienna towards Paris where Celine lives. The first film was called Before Sunrise and it depicted a ‘real time’ conversation between two people who had just met. They…