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Film Reviews

Terminator: Dark Fate

Dark Fate is the latest in a fairly disappointing franchise following the first two ground-breaking Terminator films back in the late 80s and early 90s. It promises much, but does it deliver?

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Book Reviews

Rest by Alex Soojung-Kim Pang – Book Review

Rest by Alex Soojung-Kim Pang is as much a triumph of research as it is a call to arms for creatives to begin seeing resting as a skill, something that we should take seriously, to learn and improve at.

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Book Reviews

Make Time by Jake Knapp and John Zeratsky

Make Time is an excellent, clear and sometimes provocative book that gives plenty of ‘aha’ moments along with easily actionable advice to help ensure that you get to do the things that matter most to you in a busy world.

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Music Reviews

All Ashore by Punch Brothers – Music Review

All Ashore is an astonishing bluegrass album by US quintet Punch Brothers.

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Book Reviews

Dragon Teeth by Michael Crichton – Book Review

An enjoyable Wild West adventure from the author of Jurassic Park, released ten years after his untimely death.

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Book Reviews

The Rules of Work by Richard Templar – Book Review

Insightful ideas to live by or an outdated rivalry-based methodology to get ahead in life? You decide.

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Book Reviews

The Sellout by Paul Beatty – Book Review

The Sellout is a deftly woven tale of one man who tries to put his hometown, Dickens (a little-known region of Los Angeles) back on the map after it is removed in a wanton act of gentrification. I’m not sure I’m qualified to write a review of The Sellout. It’s a book that made my […]

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Book Reviews

Finish by Jon Acuff – Book Review

This week I read Jon Acuff’s Finish. Unlike an earlier book of his (titled Start), Finish is aimed at people who have no trouble starting projects, but struggle to reach the end of their goals, for myriad reasons. (Hello!) It’s a motivational book which has at its heart a simple premise; perfectionism is the enemy.

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Theatre Reviews

Hamilton! – Theatre Review

It’s tough growing up as the only boy with three sisters. (Tough for them, they might say). We had a tradition where, usually at Christmas or other large dinner occasions, we kids would be tasked with doing a huge amount of washing up and drying. One would wash, three would dry, usually standing around impatiently […]

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Film Reviews

Isle of Dogs – Film Review

I’ve seen the film, and here’s my Isle of Dogs review… I can remember feeling vaguely irritated when I was first introduced to the director Wes Anderson in an incredulous manner by a friend, ‘duh, you don’t know Wes Anderson?’. Wait, what do you mean; you don’t know who Wes Anderson is? Okay, that’s hypocritical of […]