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Ocean Trout Sumiso

Ocean Trout Sumiso

This delicious Japanese-inspired recipe is from Matt Preston. I takes a bit of time to prepare, so allow time for that. You may substitute salmon for ocean trout. Serves 2Cool time: allow time for the sauce to cool, and 1 hour to marinate beforehand. Ingredients 2 x...

Chinese Chicken Broth Recipe

Chinese Chicken Broth Recipe

Chinese Chicken Broth is not only delicious, it's good for you! It helps bolster your immune system. My Dad used to make this for us when we were kids, as did my grandma when were ill. So here's a recipe I've been cooking a lot recently. It's clean, tasty, and easy to...

Half a life with Rush

Half a life with Rush

My memories of how I discovered Rush, and the impact their music has had on my life. "How many musicians do you think are in the band?" I sank into the lounge chair. Headphones blocking out the world. The music filled my head as I counted the number of instruments I...

JJ Grey & Mofro – Brighter Days

JJ Grey & Mofro – Brighter Days

“It can happen to anybody: you sit still and you feel things tingling around you, everything's alive around you, and in that a smile comes on your face involuntarily, and in that I felt no opposite. It has no part of the play of good and bad or of comedy or tragedy. I...

Blade Runner 2049 review

Blade Runner 2049 review

It's been 5 years since I wrote about the Blade Runner sequel but the wait was worth it! A young blade runner's discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who's been missing for thirty years. — IMDB TL;DR —...

Superman promises to be realistic

Superman promises to be realistic

An alien infant is raised on Earth, and grows up with superhuman abilities. He sets out to use these abilities to guard his adopted world. — IMDB Ever since George Reeves donned the cape on TV, I've been a fan of Superman. In 2013, we'll see Man of Steel,...

Mental

Mental

A charismatic, crazy hothead transforms a family's life when she becomes the nanny of five girls. - IMDB Mental is a wonderfully funny film. Written and Directed by P. J. Hogan (who brought us Muriel's Wedding), it presents mental illness with humour that...

Killing Them Softly

Killing Them Softly

Jackie Cogan is a professional enforcer who investigates a heist that went down during a mob-protected poker game. IMDB The story is interesting because it's not just about crime, it sets the story against the backdrop of harsh economic times. The script...

Blade Runner sequel

Blade Runner sequel

In an interview with Metro, Ridley Scott revealed three things sci-fi movie fans will appreciate. Deckard is a replicant! A sequel to Blade Runner is happening. A Prometheus sequel is in the works. When asked about the Blade Runner sequel, Ridley Scott...