A dozen of my favourite movies for 2018 by Richard Jones


Richard Jones looks back at a busy viewing year

I think we all blinked when we read in about April or May comments from Fairfax Media film critics that with the Oscars season over we’d seen the best movies for the year. And in a way, looking back, I’d have to now agree. My Top Six for 2018 were all viewed before the end of April. It was a very ‘skinny’ few months after that although by the end of the year things were looking up again. Continue reading


Churchill’s words unite parliament and the public by Richard Jones

A look at Darkest Hour (PG)DH

Winston Churchill might have been under extreme duress during May 1940 yet all that stress caused by constant German air raids and the mooted evacuation of Dunkirk never detracted from his brilliant speeches. Continue reading