Film: The Last Vermeer

      It’s May1945, three weeks after the end of the war in Europe, and…

Sculptures, Tassie Wanderlust, Crostini and Flicks

      A few days ago, we wandered down to Cottesloe for a beach walk,…

Tasmania Road Trip: Destination Launceston

      Road trips through unexplored locales have always tickled our fancy at The Starfish.…

Film: Gagarine

      There’s a touch of magic realism in this poignant film, centred on an…

Festival Film: The Mole Agent

      An entertaining spy movie that takes a serious and warm-hearted look at old…

Silvia Colloca’s Roasted Chilli & Crab Crostini

      In Simple Italian (Plum), popular TV chef Silvia Colloca shares the essential dishes…

Film: Firestarter – The Story of Bangarra

      Firestarter is the inspiring story of the ground-breaking Aboriginal dance group Bangarra, which…

Film: Susan Sarandon in Blackbird

    A moving melodrama with a great cast. A beautiful beachside home in the Hamptons…

Film: Sun Children

      Majid Majidi’s Iranian drama condemning child labour. Sun Children was co-written, co- produced…

Recipe: Chinese Spring Onion Pancakes

    Summer al fresco dining is a favourite Australian pastime and there’s no better way…