Reviews on Tall And True

When you're tired of book reviews, you're tired of life. ~ Lev Grossman

Tall And True showcases the reviews — books, films and music — and other writing of a middle-aged dad and dog owner, writer and podcaster, Robert Fairhead. Guest Writers are also invited to share and showcase their writing on the website.

The Beatles Get Back on Disney Plus

The Beatles Get Back

I was born in 1962, the same year as The Beatles released Love Me Do. Serendipitously, this is also the first song on my first Beatles record, The Essential Beatles, from 1972. Fifty years on, I have a collection of Beatles albums, books and DVDs. So, of course, I was keen to watch Get Back on Disney.

Ex Machina Movie

Ex Machina Movie

Over the summer holidays, I caught an ABC Science Show podcast, The Year in Tech. Science reporter, Ariel Bogle, discussed with her editor, Jonathan Webb, tech stories which had caught her eye in 2017. She opened with an audio clip from the Ex Machina movie that instantly spiked my interest.

Three Summers - Sydney Premiere Q&A

Three Summers by Ben Elton

Ben Elton set Three Summers at a fictional folk festival in southwest Western Australia, "Westifal". Over three consecutive summers, we meet an ensemble cast of characters who bring their individual stories and issues to the festival campgrounds. Elton has described the film as "Australia in a tent".

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