2/1 Rosalie Blum – Excellent – my perfect type of picture
15/1 La La Land – Hollywood propaganda x Dancing with the stars. Never did like Dancing WTS.. I can only think of the old Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers as being real dancers
28/1 Lion – loved the autobiography – and the movie is equally well done
10/2 Manchester By the Sea – Just goes to show some US directors and producers can make wonderful movies.
16/2 Hidden Figures – wonderful – so uplifting to see black american women finally recognised by the general public i.e. the movie makers
21/2 Casey Chambers and Peter Fanning – excellent concert. Garret Kato good start Casey Chambers so funny and strong, Bernard Fanning so talented. They played all together for the encores beautiful.
1/3 Alone in Berlin – Emma Thompson and Brendan Gleeson great actors, who portray a couple who went against the Fuhrer by writing cards and placing them all over Berlin.
17/03 Chicago musical Erindale Theatre
19/03 Jasper Jones the movie quite good realisation of the book
20/03 Treasures of Versailles NGA with Vee – amazing
23/03 CCF Rebecca De Unamuno: Open to Suggestion – comedienne very funny at Street Theatre
20/04 Billy Bragg concert excellent
23/04 A man called Ove – beautiful
27/04 Colossal movie at Dendy
30/04 to 13/05 Japan Trip
26/05 Shirley Valentine Q Theatre
11/06 Neruda – movie
1/07 Lady Macbeth – movie
7/07 The Book of Mormon Princess Theatre Melbourne – Hilarious, excellent
27/07 1984 at Canberra Theatre – harrowing
2/09 Movie – Ali’s Wedding 4 Stars
21/09 Summer of the 17th Doll Q Theatre
19/10 Strictly Ballroom the Musical Canberra Philharmonic Erindale Theatre
12/11 The Bookshop – Movie – How books and access to books can change peoples lives. Also how some people are evil and will do anything to get what they want
19/11 The Waifs concert at Moruya HS. Best concert I’ve seen for ages.
13/12 Mamma Mia the musical. Brilliant
23/11 Author talk at Civic Library – Fiona McIntosh
30/12 Just to be Sure – Excellent French comedy. What happens when a man about to become a grandfather finds out his father is not his biological father