Film review: YOUNG ADULT from Built for Speed

Look out gen x-ers, the 90’s we thought were so cool and edgy are now middle-aged nostalgia. Young Adult, the bittersweet new film from Jason Reitman, celebrates 90’s pop culture – particularly the music – while showing the damaging effects of hanging onto the past. Much like Gross Point Blank from 1997 (scenes, music and characters from which Young Adult

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Built for Speed: Nick’s Best and Worst movies of 2011

BEST FILMS OF 2011 These are Nick’s selections for Best films of 2011.  Each comes with a rating out of 10 and a brief description.   FILM RATING   1 Another year 9 Mike Leigh’s chillingly accurate portrayal of disillusioned people in contemporary Britain. 2 Snow town 8.5 Speaking of chilling.  Eerily quiet, low key dramatization of the bodies in

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LSS Stephen Ward Podcast

Originally from country Victoria, Stephen Ward is now based in Melbourne. He has taught guitar, trumpet and bass since the time he was 16 and has worked as a professional guitarist since 2003. September 2011 sees Ward launch his long-awaited debut recording So Long. So Long was mixed by Joel Tipping, and features Ward playing guitar, bass, percussion and trumpet,

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Live Sunday Session with Stephen Ward

Originally from country Victoria, Stephen Ward is now based in Melbourne. He has taught guitar, trumpet and bass since the time he was 16 and has worked as a professional guitarist since 2003. The multi-instrumentalist (voice/guitar/piano/bass/trumpet/drums) got started early on in music. “When I was 12 I was given a unique opportunity to play ‘Stars and Stripes Forever’ on trumpet in

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