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Night of high spirits

By DANIELLE GALVIN IT WAS the last night in October that ghouls and scary goblins descended on the streets of the sleepy shire. There were dozens...

Buck up your ideas

DVD Buck (PG) Director: Cindy Meehl THIS documentary on America’s famed horse whisperer offers plenty of reasons not to watch it. There’s way too much cowboy clothing, it’s...

All nerves and nuance

By BRITTANY PIASENTIN Film Blue Jasmine (M) Starring: Cate Blanchett, Alec Baldwin, Sally Hawkins and Bobby Canavale. WOODY Allen’s ‘Blue Jasmine’ is a witty portrait of a...

Tom saves the world – again

Captain Phillips (M) Starring: Tom Hanks - well, really only Tom Hanks BLAND American everyman Tom Hanks saddles up to save the world - not for...

Show goes back home to mother

By NICOLE WILLIAMS How I Met Your Mother Channel 7, Thursdays, 8pm I LOVE How I Met Your Mother but the final season is losing its appeal. It...

Wild dogs on stage

A PLAY based on a local man’s struggle with wild dogs has made it to the theatre and will take centre stage at the...

Jackman the perfect vigilante

Jackman the perfect vigilante Prisoners (MA) Starring: Hugh Jackman, Jake Gylenhaal, Viola Davis GOODY Two-Shoes and all-round nice guy Hugh Jackman makes me sick. But he’s never been...

A dysfunctional bromance

By DANNY BUTTLER Rush (MA) Starring: Daniel Bruhl, Chris Hemsworth, Olivia Wilde "THERE are 25 Formula One drivers in the world. Two of us die every year." Rush...

New rules are kids play

By DANIELLE GALVIN TOUGH new gaming guidelines will set out strict rules about children’s play areas and their proximity to poker machines. Minister for Liquor and...

’Blacklist’ more than a crime

By REBECCA TORSELLO Television The Blacklist Channel 7 8.40pm Monday THE Blacklist is not just another crime show, with gripping plotlines and intriguing characters which are a breath of...

Drilling in cyber safety

By DANIELLE GALVIN A CYBER safety expert visited Pakenham Secondary College on Monday to encourage students to be responsible digital citizens. Susan McLean spoke to students...

Store opens for car show

A car show held at the Harkaway General Store on Sunday 29 September was a roaring success. Car enthusiasts from the community rolled in to...

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Layton’s light shines bright

Undertaking a sewing project to provide warmth and home comfort to Australian servicemen and women, Jessica Layton could be considered something of a community...