RECIPE: Hot Sauce Of Awesomeness

It’s a little known fact (well, not that little known) that I am a bit of a chilli freak. I’m not into the whole burn your face off just for the fun of it scene, but I do enjoy myself the odd spicy piece of deliciousness, and so the other day I decided that I…

FILM REVIEW: Good Morning Vietnam (1987)

Dir. Barry Levinson. Run Time: 121 mins. M15+ (U.S Release Poster) A fast-talking, wise-cracking, unorthodox radio DJ (Robin Williams) is sent to Vietnam in the days leading up to war. Here he learns life lessons, shares witticisms, mingles with the locals, and experiences the horrors that war in all its forms wreaks upon the world.…

RECIPE: Cheesy Homemade Vegetarian Lasagne

Hi readers, Last night I made a pretty damned good lasagne, and I thought I’d share with you the recipe because I’m just nice like that. It’s simple, it’s delicious, and you can easily feed around four people with it (five if you’re being generous). Also, if you don’t have all of the ingredients to…

FILM REVIEW: Videodrome (1983)

Dir. David Cronenberg. Run Time: 87 mins. MA15+ David Cronenber’s high-camp rumination on sex, violence, politics, and media-culture is a strange journey through the realms of low-sci-fi, high-horror, gross-out, and a myriad of other sensational modes of film making. James Woods somewhat woodenly plays Max Renn, a sleazy cable television station manager who unwittingly becomes…

FILM REVIEW: Psycho (1960)

Dir. Alfred Hitchcock. Run Time: 109 mins. M15+ (U.S Poster) As always, Hitchcock has to be regarded as the consummate film-maker. Psycho builds upon his lavish traditions of suspense building, sly camera work, and jarring shocks delivering everything one wants from the great Auteur dabbling his toes in the waters of horror. The plot revolves…

FILM REVIEW: Bran Nue Dae (2009)

Dir. Rachel Perkins. Run Time. 85 mins. PG It’s Australia in the late sixties and Willie (Rocky McKenzie), a young Aboriginal boy, runs away from Catholic boarding school to embark upon a musical adventure back to his hometown, Broome. Along the way he sings songs, makes new friends (including a wily hobo, a German backpacker…