BOOK REVIEW: LINDY WEST – SHRILL – NOTES FROM A LOUD WOMAN

  Lindy West was one of the highlights from this year’s All About Women festival at the Sydney Opera House. So it is unsurprising that this Guardian columnist and Jezebel blogger’s book, Shrill – Notes From A Loud Woman is funny, accomplished and excellent. West’s book is ultimately a hybrid between memoir, with personal anecdotes,…

iTunes Review: The Escort (Film)

  If you combined parts of Pretty Woman’s plot with two characters using each other not unlike those in How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days then chances are you’d get The Escort. The film is a rom-com about two unlikely people finding each other. While the film is not an original one and it is…

FILM REVIEW: THE DUFF

  “The Duff” is an acronym meaning “The Designated Ugly Fat Friend”. It’s used to describe the less attractive and more approachable member of a social group who has the job of making their friends look better. The Duff is also the name of a predictable and enjoyable teen rom-com that is redeemed by its…

FILM REVIEW: AND SO IT GOES

  And So It Goes won’t win any points for its name. Nor will it win any prizes for originality. But this rom-com does have a bewildering amount of talent coming together to make a film that’s not great, just nice. This means it is fun and pleasant enough to watch, but it won’t change…