DVD Review – Amazing Grace

This movie is still being released in various parts of Australia so if you planning to see it and haven’t done so yet you may want to give this post a miss. I enjoyed this movie very much. It is an inspiring story and the movie makers have done a good job...

Book Review : A Good Year

After seeing the movie, A Good Year, (which has only just been released in Australia) I wanted to read the book of the same name by Peter Mayle (Random House, 2004). There were some nice touches in the movie and I wanted to know if they were in the book. I was...

Two Weeks Notice (2002)

The last of my favourite films. After this I’m going back to books! (By the way if you buy this movie on DVD one of the deleted scenes is where they get married. I don’t know why they deleted this scene because it is rather amusing, unless it is because of...

Kate & Leopold (2001)

While not a fan of movies that use the idea of time travel, I think this movie does it rather well. Leopold, Hugh Jackman, is transported from the 19th century to the 21th century and we are given a look of 21th century life through the eyes of someone who views life...

Runaway Bride (1999)

Good humour is said to be a slight exaggeration of the truth. In this movie the idea of one girl continually jolting guys at the altar is a bit of a stretch. Nevertheless it serves to underline the main point of the movie, which is, it is not good to bend yourself out...

You’ve Got Mail (1998)

This movie is about my two favourite things books and computers! The scene I enjoy the most occurs shortly after Tom Hank’s character, Joe Fox discovers that the girl, Kathleen Kelly (Meg Ryan) who he anonymous writes to every evening on the internet is the same...

Keeping Mum (2005)

I find it slightly worrying when Hollywood keeps on telling us how to grow the church. “Keeping Mum” is just another example of how much Hollywood knows not only about the church but also about the Bible. There are some jokes in this film that the average...