Film review: ‘JULIET, NAKED’ by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

Based on the Nick Hornby novel, the low-key but quirkily charming Juliet, Naked is, like many Nick Hornby stories, a gentle but insightful examination of romance and middle-aged male music obsession. Rose Byrne stars as Annie, a woman living in an English seaside town with her Media Studies lecturer boyfriend Duncan (Chris O’Dowd). Their relationship has been largely built around

Read more

Film review: ‘A SIMPLE FAVOUR’ by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

A Simple Favour from Bridesmaids director Paul Feig is an intriguing, mildly intoxicating and mostly successful attempt to transplant a classic film noir scenario to contemporary sunlit suburbia. Built around modern female anxieties, the film stars Anna Kendrick as nerdy, buttoned-down Stepford wife-like widower Stephanie. She tries to present herself as the ultimate in committed and resourceful mothers through her

Read more


BEST MEDICINE – today- Ms Ita Buttrose will talk about the Australian Mental Health Prize and later Rosalie Ham will talk about her latest novel: The Year of the Farmer – a brilliant read. Please join me, Gaytana

Read more

From one newsman to another… Here’s Mal

Legendary TV newsman Mal Walden was guest speaker at the launch of Bayside Seniors Festival 2018. This excerpt from his speech was played on 88.3 Southern FM’s “A Newsman and his Music” after the 10 AM news on Monday 8 October 2018.
The program presenter is another retired newsman who’s known by the catchphrase “Tyrus is the name… news is the game”. Colin added the archival material to Mal’s original address to the launch function.

Read more

Can casual work become full-time? What about unpaid internships?

In this segment from “A Newsman and his Music” (Monday 8 October 2018), employment and recruitment guru Graham Wynn speaks to Colin Tyrus about the rights of casual workers.
Can they convert to full-time employees? And what about “internships”? Should you be paid when you do an internship? Have a listen for the answers.

Read more
1 2 3 4 5 722