Disney Promotion – Movie Giveaway!

Parents often complain there are no suitable movies to take children to outside the school holidays.  Complain no more because from May 6 the Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Choo-Choo Express is pulling into Greater Union and Event Cinemas in Perth for a series of special $6 screenings aimed at pre-schoolers and their families.  Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Choo-Choo Express sees Mickey and his pals putting together the Clubhouse … Continue reading Disney Promotion – Movie Giveaway!

From Bert to Paris…a busy week

It has been a busy week of interviewing everyone from chefs and children’s performers to actors and presenters. With so many questions and phone numbers I am grateful I managed not to call the wrong one about the wrong subject. One of the more amusing things to happen this week was learning one of the people I was interviewing had looked me up, presumably on … Continue reading From Bert to Paris…a busy week

Movie night

Okay, been a bit busy with movies this week to properly post on matters pertaining to TV. Thank heavens for Twitter. So here are some quick links to reviews of two films that opened this week, one for the family, Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief and one for the rom-com and chick flick lovers, Valentine’s Day. The latter was a serious disappointment; not entirely unexpected given … Continue reading Movie night

Kid-friendly summer movies & fun at the drive-in

I’ve had a lot of parents asking me in the last week or so which films I would recommend they take their children to this summer. Probably my least favourite family film this holiday season has been Alvin and the Chipmunks: the Squeakquel.  Yet another sequel that fails to live up to the original and comes across as little more than a dash for box … Continue reading Kid-friendly summer movies & fun at the drive-in

Star Wars: The Clone Wars

As promised the review, originally published in The West Australian Newspaper. Star Wars: The Clone Wars (PG) Voices of Samuel L Jackson, Christopher Lee, Matt Lanter Directed by Dave Filoni 2.5 stars Review: Sue Yeap   Star Wars fans are a devoted, patient and occasionally weird lot. I am not ashamed to count myself among them, having seen the original Star Wars trilogy more times … Continue reading Star Wars: The Clone Wars