You Are Here: Home » Reviews

High Five to the Boys

Earlier this year, a book celebrating the achievements of fifty brilliant Australian women broke new ground, delighting people of all ages and genders – you can read what we thought of it right here. While it’s no secret that men have typically enjoyed better representation in the media and in literature than their female counterparts, there was a call for a similar book – instead, featuring fifty ace Austr ...

Read more

Spring Reviews // Movies

Smallfoot (CTC) In cinemas September 20 An animated adventure for all ages, with original music and an all-star cast, Smallfoot turns the Bigfoot legend upside down when a bright young Yeti finds something he thought didn’t exist - a human. News of this ‘smallfoot’ throws the simple Yeti community into an uproar over what else might be out there in the big world beyond their snowy village, in an all-new sto ...

Read more

Spring Reviews // App

Heading out on the open road these school holidays? Whether you’re travelling for an hour or a few days away from home, this handy app comes complete with tonnes of road trip games to keep your family entertained. Classic games like Hangman, Tic-Tac-Toe and Dots & Boxes get a whole new life and road trip favourites such as The License Plate Game and (every parent’s favourite) The Quiet Game now have fun ...

Read more

August Reviews // App

Creature Garden The sixth app in Tinybop’s Digital Toys series, Creature Garden allows children to create thousands of wonderful, fantastical creatures and test them to see if they can walk, swim and fly. Players must care for their creatures by playing with, feeding and grooming them, and can choose to cross breed different creatures to create new species. The perfect entertainment for your mini zoologist! ...

Read more

August Reviews // Books

What it’s like to be a dog Gregory Berns A leading scientist applies the tools of neuroscience to understand how animals think. By teaching dogs to go into an MRI scanner, Berns discovers what makes them individuals with varying capacities for self-control, different value systems and a complex understanding of human speech. And dogs are just the beginning. The new way of understanding animals will revoluti ...

Read more

July Reviews // Movies

SHOW DOGS (PG) In cinemas July 5 Max, a macho, solitary Rottweiller police dog is ordered to go undercover as a primped show dog in a prestigious Dog Show, along with his human partner, to avert a disaster from happening. Starring Stanley Tucci, Will Arnett and Natasha Lyonne.     MARVEL STUDIO’S ANT-MAN AND THE WASP (CTC) In cinemas July 5 From the Marvel Cinematic Universe comes a new chapter fe ...

Read more

June Reviews // Books

The Decision Book: Fifty Models for Strategic Thinking Mikael Krogerus and Roman Tschappeler Most of us face the same questions every day: What do I want? And how can I get it? How can I live more happily and work more efficiently? This updated edition of the international bestseller distils into a single volume the 50 best decision-making models used on MBA courses, and elsewhere, that will help you tackle ...

Read more

June Reviews // Movies

Disney Pixar’s Incredibles 2 In cinemas June 14 Everyone’s favourite family of superheroes is back in Incredibles 2 – but this time Helen (voice of Holly Hunter) is in the spotlight, leaving Bob (voice of Craig T. Nelson) at home with Violet (voice of Sarah Vowell) and Dash (voice of Huck Milner) to navigate the day-to-day heroics of ‘normal’ life. It’s a tough transition for everyone, made tougher by the f ...

Read more

May Reviews // Movies

  Life of the Party (M) When her husband suddenly dumps her, dedicated housewife Deanna (Melissa McCarthy) turns regret into re-set by going back to college - landing in the same class and school as her daughter, who’s not entirely sold on the idea. Plunging headlong into the campus experience, the increasingly outspoken Deanna – now Dee-Rock – embraces freedom, fun and frat boys on her own terms, find ...

Read more

May Reviews // App

Yoga Studio We’ve all been there – lost in the depths of Instagram’s explore page when you come across someone twisted up like a beautiful pretzel in some picturesque location, captioned with hashtags like #yogalife, #yogainspiration and #yogaeverydamnday. You promise yourself that you too will become a #yogiofinstagram and will be as tranquil and trim and look as terrific in leggings as these contortionist ...

Read more

Copyright © 2017 haven magazine. All rights reserved.

Scroll to top