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Music : Josh Pyke WebWombatMusic catches up with Aria Award winning singer / songwriter Josh Pyke to discuss the stresses of touring and guitar shaped boats! Music : Josh Pyke
Motoring :
Torana A9X Our WebWombatMotoring reviewer asks whether you remember this Holden model. In it's day it was a must have now it's a collectors item. Maybe you should have kept yours in cotton-balls. Motoring : Torana A9X
DVD Review
: The Hurt Locker Our WebWombatDVD reveiwer's tip is to grab it on Blu Ray. The picture is crazily crisp and the extras vary, but it's well worth it to explore this fascinating part of "War" life. DVD Review : The Hurt Locker
Wine of the Week This week our wine connoisseur samples a 2005 White Label Semillon from the Hunter Valley, NSW & a 2008 Regional Series Cabernet Sauvignon from the Margaret River, WA. Wine of the Week
Motoring : Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG E-Cell WebWombatMotoring reveals the details of Mercedes-Benz's first electric powered supercar the SLS AMG E-Cell Prototype which is based on the SLS AMG Gullwing. Motoring : Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG E-Cell
Movies : Toy
Story 3 Our WebWombatMovie reviewer reports that the creators of the beloved "Toy Story" films re-open the toy box and bring moviegoers back to the delightful world of our favorite gang of toy characters. Movies : Toy Story 3
: Tim Burton Exhibition WebWombat was on the spot to see Tim Burton delight crowds with a rare appearance at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) in Melbourne to officially open "Tim Burton: The Exhibition". Arts : Tim Burton Exhibition
Recipe Meatball Vegetable Soup is a wonderful winters dish served as an entree to the main course or as a tummy filler / snack quencher eaten with crusty Ciabatta bread. Serve sprinkled with grated cheese. Recipe
Game Review : ModNation Racers Our WebWombatGames guru takes this latest game in Sony's "Play, Create, Share" catalogue for a spin. ModNation Racers follows on from the success of LittleBigPlanet. Game Review : ModNation Racers
Motoring : Lotus Evora 414E Hybrid WebWombatMotoring looks at the latest technology from Lotus, the Evora 414E Hybrid, a plug-in concept car using a conventional petrol and two electric motors. Motoring : Lotus Evora 414E Hybrid
Travel : The Colosseum, Rome The extraordinary Colosseum in Rome an iconic structure nearly lost to weather erosion, looting and constant earthquake damage until the site was consecrated in honour of all the Christians slaughtered there. Travel : The Colosseum, Rome
Travel : Captain Cook's Hawaii On the jagged shoreline of Kealakekua Bay - a small, beautiful inlet on the western coast of Hawaii's Big Island - a simple stark-white monument is of particular significance to Australian visitors. Travel : Captain Cook's Hawaii
Wine of the Week This week our wine connoisseur samples a 2009 Logan Chardonnay from Orange, NSW and a Yellowglen Bella Bianco bubbly from its popular Vintage range. Wine of the Week
Motoring : Husqvarna CR 50 Mini Cross Our WebWombatMotoring writer reports that Husqvarna has announced the release of the long awaited CR 50 Mini Cross motorcycle which is set to go on sale in Australia soon. Motoring : Husqvarna CR 50 Mini Cross
DVD Review : Shutter Island According to our WebWombatDVD reviewer this ain't no Oscar winner, but as an ode to old school genre detective films Scorsese has delivered quite a tasty and fun little B-Grade popcorn flick. DVD Review : Shutter Island
DVD Interview
: Alice In Wonderland WebWombatDVD has an exclusive chat with Anne Hathaway who starred as the White Queen in the movie and she waxes lyrical about all things Wonderland - and Johnny Depp! DVD Interview : Alice In Wonderland
: Get Him To The Greek The way our WebWombatMovie reviewer sees it, if this movie doesn't inspire you to go out on your own three day Rock & Roll bender, then this was never the movie for you in the first place. Movies : Get Him To The Greek
Finance : Online Calculators Try our collection of financial calculators to get an idea of what Mortgage, Personal Loan or Car Loan you could afford and what your repayments are likely to be. Finance : Online Calculators
Motoring : Nissan GT-R Our WebWombatMotoring writer reports Nissan Australia has released details of specification upgrades for the 2010-11 Nissan GT-R, including a revised navigation system & recalibrated suspension settings. Motoring : Nissan GT-R
Music : Dappled Cities Fly From the opening moments of Granddance, the latest album from Dappled Cities Fly, you would swear that you were having a severe case of "Am I listening to The Shins?" flashback. Music : Dappled Cities Fly
Motoring : Audi R8 Our WebWombatMotoring writer looks at Project Valkyrie the code name given to the work being done by SR Auto Group and based on the Audi R8 5.2 FSI quattro. Motoring : Audi R8
Movie Boxoffice What's pulling them into the Movies this week. In Australia it's Sex in the City 2, The A-Team & Shrek Forever After, while in the USA it's The Karate Kid, The A-Team & Shrek Forever After. Get the detail here! Movie Boxoffice
Recipe A Chocolate Pudding Recipe which is very easy to make. A great rich dessert to have with a sweet dessert wine. Smother it in custard or top it with ice-cream or cream. Recipe
Game Review :
Blur Our WebWombatGames guru settles in for some hardcore combat racing action. From the creators of Project Gotham Racing, Bizarre Creations brings Blur to us for some fun filled action. Game Review : Blur
Travel : Snowtime In Australia It's winter in Australia and time for the trek to the snowfields. From all reports it's going to be a good year so when you're there here are 10 ways to know you're riding on Australian snow. Travel : Snowtime In Australia
Motoring : Oullim Spirra Our WebWombatMotoring writer checked out Spirra, Korea's first supercar, which dates back to the beginning of the 1990s when a husband and wife duo quit their jobs to establish Proto Motors. Motoring : Oullim Spirra
DVD Review : Daybreakers This latest horror epic from The Spierig Brothers is something of a revelation, not because it's a groundbreaking vampire tale but because it's actually an Australian movie. DVD Review : Daybreakers
Motoring : Read
The Fine Print To many motorists read the details of their insurance policy after they have been involved in a crash but by then it is too late to raise any questions. Read what you buy, says the VACC. Motoring : Read The Fine Print
Joke of the Day Is this a truism of the Rudd Government or could it apply to a government of any colour or persuasion? A new joke every day, chosen at random, so you don't know what to expect. Joke of the Day
Wine of the Week This week our wine connoisseur rolls a 2008 Deakin Estate Merlot from the Murray Darling & a 2009 Windy Peak Pinot Grigio from the Yarra Valley around his palate and shares its essence with us. Wine of the Week
Music : Pete Molinari Our WebWombatMusic affectionado this week listens to blues artist Pete Molinari's debut album Walking Off The Map which was recorded live on half track in Billy Childish's kitchen. Music : Pete Molinari
Travel : Rocky Mountaineer, Canada Our WebWombatTravel writer climbed aboard Canada's Rocky Mountaineer train from Vancouver to Banff and marvelled at the spectacular scenery of the Rockies over two days. Read what he had to say. Travel : Rocky Mountaineer, Canada
Movies : Shrek Forever After According to our WebWombatMovie reviewer, as far as the Shrek movies go, enough already: we get the joke. It wasn't a bad joke at the time, but that time was a long time ago. Movies : Shrek Forever After
Motoring : 2011 Impreza WRX STI The new 2011 Impreza WRX STI sedan has set a new record securing Subaru's fastest-ever lap time at Germany's famed Nürburgring racetrack at 7.55 seconds. Pretty impressive! Motoring : 2011 Impreza WRX STI
Movies : Sex And The City 2 The fun, the fashion, the friendship: Sex and the City 2 brings it all back and more as Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte and Miranda take another bite out of The Big Apple. Movies : Sex And The City 2
Celebrity : Charlize Theron With World Cup fever sweeping the nation and the world, we thought it was only natural to honour one of South Africa's greatest celebrity exports - the beautiful Charlize Theron. Celebrity : Charlize Theron
Motoring :
Volkswagen Golf GTD According to our WebWombatMotoring writer Volkswagen has announced that its Golf range will be extended thanks to the arrival of the new Golf GTD. Get a first look here! Motoring : Volkswagen Golf GTD
Recipe Our Vegetable Rice Pie recipe has an interesting twist on your traditional pasty case. A very healthy and nutritious main meal on a cold winters evening. Recipe
Games : Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands Our WebWombatGames guru plays Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands just so he can tell you some of the game play, featues and what to expect when decide to take the plunge. Games : Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands
Games : Hints, Tips & Cheats If you're stuck already then we have the latest cheats for UFC Undisputed 2010 for PS3 and Xbox 360 & for Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands on PS3 and Xbox 360 and thousands more! Games : Hints, Tips & Cheats
Road Test : Honda CR-V Luxury This week our motoring enthusiast takes the Honda CR-V Luxury out on the backstreets and byways of Melbourne for a spin. Having taken it through its paces see what he has to say. Road Test : Honda CR-V Luxury
Movie Trailers We've bought together trailers of some of the movies to appear on the big screen over coming months, including, Marmaduke, Dinner For Schmucks, Solitary Man & [REC] 2. Movie Trailers
Music : The Worst Cover Songs Ever Have you ever heard a cover version of a song and thought, "another classic shot to pieces"? Unfortunately, it happens all too often. Here's a list of 10 really bad ones. Music : The Worst Cover Songs Ever
Travel : The Rhubarb Triangle This is not related to the Bermuda Triangle but is a 23 square km area bounded by Wakefield, Morley and Rothwell in West Yorkshire, England, and revered by devotees as akin to Rhubarb Heaven. Travel : The Rhubarb Triangle
Movies - The Losers An explosive action tale of betrayal and revenge, The Losers centres around the members of an elite Special Forces unit sent to the Bolivian jungle on a search and destroy mission. Movies - The Losers
Motoring : BMW Art Car Premieres According to our WebWombatMotoring writer American artist Jeff Koons' and BMW have teamed up to produce the 17th BMW Art Car that will race soon in the 24 Hours of Le Mans race in France. Motoring : BMW Art Car Premieres
Wine of the Week Our wine connoisseur this week samples a couple of International wines: a 2006 Solar Veijo Crianza from northern Spain & a 2009 Braided River Sauvignon Blanc from New Zealand. Wine of the Week
Movies : Animal Kingdom A psychological drama set in Melbourne and tells the story of Josh as he navigates his survival amongst an explosive criminal family and the detective who thinks he can save him. Movies : Animal Kingdom
Review : Law Abiding Citizen According to our WebWombatDVD reviewer this one is a woefully bad, paint-by-numbers thriller. Essentially Saw 2 minus the "good" bits. We warned you! DVD Review : Law Abiding Citizen
Recipe Meatballs Hawaiian is an interesting adaptation on your traditional meatball. Served on a bed of boiled rice or hot buttered noodles it makes a tasty meal for four people. Recipe
Motoring : Mercedes-Benz SL 350 Our WebWombatMotoring writer looks at the Mercedes-Benz SL 350 Night Edition. Only 25 of these will be coming to Australia and will be finished in a special matte finish paint. Motoring : Mercedes-Benz SL 350
Raising Children in the Modern World Move over Dorothy Dix! Here comes Reg Bartley with his home spun style and simple down to earth philosophy. Today he looks at child rearing. Read this and you'll have the elixir for parenthood. Raising Children in the Modern World
Review : Red Dead Redemptions Our WebWombatGames guru emerged from the world of Red Dead Redemption to tell us what he thought of Rockstars new game which is set in the wild west. Game Review : Red Dead Redemption
Movies : Streetdance 3D According to our WebWombatMovie reviewer dance movies need to have the exact same plot so you can ignore it and focus on what's important - the dancing. Movies : Streetdance 3D
Travel : Surprises In Sydney Hidden within inner-western Sydney is a little historic treasure trove that even very few locals know of - the Newington Armory. Let our WebWombatTravel writer tell you something about it. Travel : Surprises In Sydney
DVD Review : The Imaginarium of Dr Parnassus Our WebWombatDVD reviewer entered a dazzling world of fantasy in this, the last movie of Heath Ledger. Also featured Christopher Plummer, Johnny Depp, Colin Farrell & Jude Law. DVD Review : The Imaginarium of Dr Parnassus
Motoring News : Falcon GT-HO Who says cars don't hold their value? If you own a Falcon GT-HO, keep it in tip-top condition and only drive it to church on Sundays then you may be garaging a gold mine, so says our WebWombatMotoring writer. Motoring News : Falcon GT-HO
DVD Review : Alvin and the Chipmunks 2 Our WebWombatDVD reviewer feels with this, The Squeakquel, you just have to stop your brain telling you how "damn terrible this movie is" and replace them with the thoughts that "It's for the kids". DVD Review : Alvin and the Chipmunks 2
Wine of the Week Our wine connoisseur has a job Bacchus would envy. This week he samples a 2007 Redbrook Shiraz from Margaret River & a 2009 Rolling Sauvignon Blanc Semillon from the Central Ranges. Wine of the Week
Movie - Prince of Persia From the team that brought the Pirates of the Caribbean trilogy to the big screen, they now bring you Prince Of Persia : The Sands Of Time, an epic action-adventure. Movie - Prince of Persia
Trailers Check out our list of trailers of forthcoming movies. We have violence, horror and romance, not all in the same movie of course, but then again, it is a matter of perspective. Movie Trailers
Recipe This Curried Fish recipe has the right mix of spices to give it that edge and served up on a bed of rice garnished with a sprig of coriander it makes a tasty, filling dish. Recipe
Road Test : Honda Civic VTi-L Our WebWombatMotoring writer test drove the 8th generation Honda Civic VTi-L. Featuring a 1.8-litre SOHC i-VTEC the VTi-L pumps out 103kW of power and 174Nm of torque. Road Test : Honda Civic VTi-L
Competitions Enter one of WebWombat's competitions and win one of our prizes. It's not onerous and the prizes can include, movie passes, dvds and a host of other goodies. Competitions
Games : Hints & Tips Our WebWombatGames guru collects tips, hints & (dare we say it) cheats for you. Today it's Red Dead Redemption for the PS3 & Xbox 360 platforms. Games : Hints & Tips
Travel : Siena,
Italy Our travel enthusiast wonders around the ancient streets of Siena, stumbling upon magnificent buildings like the Municipal Palazzo, the Cathedral and Torre del Mangia bell tower. Travel : Siena, Italy
DVD Review : Friday The 13th Our WebWombatDVD reviewer says there is a lot to enjoy about the updated Jason because while the movie is faithful to the character, it revitalises him. Makes him more horrific? DVD Review : Friday The 13th
Wine of the Week Our wine connoisseur this week samples a Hunter Valley 2007 Tintilla Estate Four Marys Pinot Noir & a NZ 2009 Matua Valley First Frost. Wine of the Week
Motoring : BMW Topping Z4 BMW has announced pricing for its new high-performance Topping Z4 sDrive35is, which has now joined the Australian line-up. It may not be in everyones range but it is an eye catcher. Motoring : BMW Topping Z4
Interview : Robert De Niro This week our entertainment crew sit down and have a chat with Robert De Niro & Kirk Jones about their new movie Everybody's Fine, which is out now on DVD. Interview : Robert De Niro
Interview : Sophie Lee WebWombatBooks interviews Sophie Lee, author of Edie Amelia and the Monkey Shoe Mystery, about writing and the influence books have on children. Interview : Sophie Lee
Movie : Kings Of Mykonos: Wog Boy 2 For all it's many flaws Wog Boy I at least was about the migrant experience and a clash of cultures, unfortunately Wog Boy II doesn't seem to be about anything except Mykonos' impressive views. Movie : Kings Of Mykonos: Wog Boy 2
Music : The Veils Our WebWombatMusic guru feels this is a marked improvement on their first release. Sometimes it takes time and effort to establish a well adjusted sound and image and this release is a step closer. Music : The Veils
Games : Call of Duty: Black Ops Check out the new uncut, action packed reveal trailer for Call of Duty: Black Ops. The 7th installment in this series and the 4th game developed by Treyarch. Due for release in September. Games : Call of Duty: Black Ops
Recipes For this weekend we have a double whammy, Tim Tam Balls and Honey Dumplings. Two dessert / snack dishes and if you are weight conscious and shy away from decadence then don't read further. Recipes
Motoring : BMW X6 M Our WebWombatMotoring reviewer looks at what tuning company AC Schnitzer have done with their performance and styling package for the BMW X6 M. Motoring : BMW X6 M
Movie : A Nightmare On Elm Street Freddy Krueger returns in this horror flick and our WebWombatMovie reviewer saw it as a contemporary re-imagining of this classic genre, but a by-the-numbers movie? Movie : A Nightmare On Elm Street
Reg Bartley Spins A Yarn Reg Bartley, in his olde style, homespun, down-to-earth fashion, shares with us his philosophy on life. Or, is he just having a go at all of us followers of fashions and trends? Reg Bartley Spins A Yarn
Movies : Letters to Juliet Our WebWombatMovie reviewer found that the story was surprise-free but pleasant enough, the countryside looked great, and while Christopher Egan was pretty wooden Amanda Seyfried was charming enough for two. Movies : Letters to Juliet
Weekend Recipe Robin Hood has shot to the top of the charts and is earning squillions. It's up there with Iron Man 2. Check out what is new, on the way up and on the way out. Weekend Recipe
Motoring : Toyota Rukus Our WebWombatMotoring reviewer reports that Toyota has launched its head-turning Rukus which is described as a "hot and hip urban alternative to small sports-utility vehicles and sports wagons". Motoring : Toyota Rukus
Wine of the Week This week our wine connoisseur samples a 2007 Southern Highland Wines Merlot from the NSW Southern Highlands & a Long Flats Pink Moscato from the Murray Darling. Wine of the Week
DVD Review : Zombieland Our WebWombatDVD reviewer says "Movie over Shaun Of The Dead, there is a new Zombie King in town - and it's as American as a Big Mac, it's Zombieland". DVD Review : Zombieland
Travel : Rajang River, Borneo And, not only did our intrepid traveller navigate the river, but the longhouse chief proudly showed him a basket full of human skulls, trophies of conquests past. Travel : Rajang River, Borneo
Theatre : Anything Goes According to our WebWombatTheatre reviewer this production is a welcome addition to Melbourne's thriving musical theatre scene, it is a joy for audiences to see this classic musical. Theatre : Anything Goes
Motoring : Lotus Australia Our WebWombatMotoring reviewer notes that Lotus Australia has announced that Mr Fabian Abal will be their new General Manager of Sales and Marketing in Australia. Motoring : Lotus Australia
Games Trailer Due to hit the shops this Friday, the Red Dead Redemption official launch trailer will give you a final sneek peek at what's in store for you. Happy hunting! Games Trailer
Celebrities : Scarlett Johansson Iron Man 2 is making a big splash at the box office and not least because of our featured celebrity this week. Read our profile on the glamorous Scarlett Johansson. Celebrities : Scarlett Johansson
Music : Oasis According to our WebWombatMusic guru, while Dig Out Your Soul is not likely to win over too many new fans it is certainly one that takes a few spins to really appreciate and fall in love with. Music : Oasis
Education : Biodiversity Loss Did you know that thanks to a kind of frog that can no longer be found, millions of people suffering from peptic ulcers have lost a chance to heal better? Education : Biodiversity Loss
Motoring : Range Rover Range_e Hybrid Our WebWombatMotoring writer reports that Land Rover has confirmed it will be releasing the Range_e, a diesel-electric hybrid based on their Range Rover Sport. Motoring : Range Rover Range_e Hybrid
Recipe Scalloped Potatoes are served as a vegetable side helping to your main dish. Serve hot with a sprig of parsley. You will just love the taste. Recipe
Travel : Italy - Venice Our travel writer visits the galleries, museums, theatres, workshops, churches, beautiful hotels, endless cafes and restaurants as she roams the grand canals of Venice. Travel : Italy - Venice
DVD Review : Sherlock Holmes To our WebWombatDVD reviewer part of the fun from watching this version is seeing the ways that Holmes has been updated while still keeping his core essence intact. DVD Review : Sherlock Holmes
Games : Transformers: War for Cybertron Follow the Cybertrons (those cute little robots who want to dominate the Universe) as they begin their new quest. Being developed for all platforms. Take a sneak peek here! Games : Transformers: War for Cybertron
Motoring : Lotus Elise Our WebWombatMotoring writer reports that the Lotus Elise will sport a new look for 2011, with the introduction of face-lifted variants of both models and much more! Motoring : Lotus Elise
DVD Review : McCloud More for the nostalgia buffs as our WebWombatDVD reviewer looks at The Complete First Season comprising the six 1970's one-hour episodes, apparently, only for Australian release. DVD Review : McCloud
Finance : Insurance & Divorce How is life insurance taken into account when going through divorce proceedings? What impact does it have? And what should you consider after the event. Finance : Insurance & Divorce
Interview : The Wog Boy 2 Our WebWombatMovie reviewer sat down with Nick Giannopoulos and Vince Colosimo to talk all things ethnic and to find out once and for all if it's really A Wog's Life. Interview : The Wog Boy 2
DVD Review : Banacek Our WebWombatDVD reviewer takes us down memory lane as he reviews The Complete First Season of the Banacek series. If you're a collector then, add this one to your set. DVD Review : Banacek
Motoring News : GSX-R1000 AMA Superbike Team Suzuki Superbike star, and reigning Australian Superbike Champion, Josh Waters, has secured a test with the Rockstar Makita Suzuki Factory AMA Superbike Team. Motoring News : GSX-R1000 AMA Superbike
DVD Review : My Life In Ruins This is a movie that our WebWombatDVD reviewer wasn't overly impressed by. If you want to read what he really has to say about it, then be prepared! DVD Review : My Life In Ruins
Wine of the Week This week our wine connoisseur samples a RWT Barossa Valley Shiraz 2007 and talks about some wines to lay down as investment options. Maybe a bit pricey now, but what of the future? Wine of the Week
Travel : Oberndorf, Austria Our WebWombatTravel writer takes a nostalgic trip through the churches of Oberndorf to visit the Church of St Nikolas where that classic Christmas carol Silent Night was first sung. Travel : Oberndorf, Austria
Weekly Horoscopes The bleakness of winter in just around the corner, but does that mean it has to be reflected in your life. Look to your Star to see what will unfold for you this week: bleakness or vibrancy and colour. Weekly Horoscopes
Theatre : Anything Goes Our WebWombatTheatre critic caught up with James Rooney, Tamara Finch, Rachel Juhasz & Nathan Toovey to find out about what audiences can expect from this production of "Anything Goes". Theatre : Anything Goes
Health & Beauty Products: Are They Good For You? Many natural consumers today are concerned about what we eat and what we put on our bodies but what qualifies as a "natural" and "pure" product? Health & Beauty Products: Are They Good For You?
Games : Haunted Manor: Lord of Mirrors Just finished playing this game with my kids and boy, was it addictive, and fun. Seems Hidden Object Games are the flavour in the downloadable games segment this month. Give it a try! Games : Haunted Manor: Lord of Mirrors
Recipe A Rum Log / Chocolate Ripple Cake is a simple dessert to make: with sugar, cream, chopped nuts & Chocolate Ripple biscuits. But, there is a secret ingredient! Recipe
Motoring : MINI Performance Packages Nowack Motors have released a variety of performance packages for the MINI Cooper S & MINI JCW and power upgrades for the MINI One, the Cooper, the MINI One D and Cooper D. Motoring : MINI Performance Packages
Motoring : Off-Road Defense Vehicle Indigen Armor unveils its extreme off-road defense vehicle for commercial use and our WebWombatMotoring writer wonders how long before we see this beast in "private" hands. Motoring : Off-Road Defense Vehicle
Movie Trailers Get a sneek preview of some of what's coming up at the movies over the next several months. Three are in the Horror genre with the odd-one-out being a Romance. Movie Trailers
Education : Adobe Photoshop 8 Adobe Photoshop 8 is amongst the most sophisticated graphics software around with features that even the experts rarely use. Upgrade your skills in the use of this tool now. Education : Adobe Photoshop 8
Lifestyle : Twitter Nuke Here is a tip for those crazy twitterers out there who just want out but are either too afraid or too daunted by the task. There is no turning back from this solution. Lifestyle : Twitter Nuke
Motoring : VW Golf Blue-E-Motion Concept Volkswagen showcased its latest in electric car technology when they unveiled the Golf blue-e-motion concept car, a pure electric drive version of its Golf, reports our WebWombatMotoring writer. Motoring : VW Golf Blue-E-Motion Concept
Movies : New York, I Love You Our WebWombatMovies reviewer describes this as a collection of short films that add up to one long love letter to the City of New York (well, Manhattan mostly). Movies : New York, I Love You
DVD Review :Avatar If you were blown away by this movie in 3D on the big screen then how will you react to it on your teeny-weeny screen at home (and in 2D). Regardless, it is a must have for your collection. DVD Review :Avatar
Games Trailer : Call of Duty: Black Ops This will be the seventh instalment in the Call of Duty series where players take the role of a Black Ops operative involved in missions behind enemy lines. Due for release this September. Games Trailer : Call of Duty: Black Ops
Boxoffice : Australia & USA We said in our review of Iron Man 2 that it would be a Boxoffice smash, well the numbers are proving us correct. What will happen in the US Charts when it's released there? Boxoffice : Australia & USA
Motoring : Renault Koleos Our WebWombatMotoring writer reports that Renault Australia has released details of the 2010 Renault Koleos with it's range of new standard features and some price adjustments. Motoring : Renault Koleos
Movies : The White Ribbon Starring Christian Friedel, Ernst Jacobi, Leonie Benesch, Ulrich Tukur & Ursina Lardi & directed by Michael Haneke, who according to our WebWombatMovies reviewer has "outdone himself here". Movies : The White Ribbon
Music : Songs With Attitude Over the years many songs have provided inspiration to millions. But not all of them have inspired in a clean wholesome boy next door way! Music : Songs With Attitude
Wine of the Week This week our wine connoisseur samples an Ant Moore Kiki Marlborough Sparkling Sauvignon Blanc 2009 and a Brookland Valley Estate Cabernet Merlot 2008. Wine of the Week
Movies : Iron Man 2 Our WebWombatMovies reviewer sits down with a big box of popcorn and takes a look at the most anticipated blockbuster of 2010. Was he impressed? Movies : Iron Man 2
Games : GTA: Episodes From Liberty City Our gaming expert reviews Grand Theft Auto which is a standalone combination of the down-loadable episodes from Grand Theft Auto IV and contains The Lost & Damned and The Ballad of Gay Tony. Games : GTA: Episodes From Liberty City
DVD Review : Planet 51 Our WebWombatDVD reviewer felt that while not as sharp and sassy as its multitude of competitors, Planet 51 is cute enough and solid enough for school holiday crowds. DVD Review : Planet 51
Travel : Haberfield, Sydney Visit Haberfield, Sydney for an Italian food experience. This suburb, 6 km west of Sydney's CBD, celebrates three different cultures at Piazza Federazione on Ramsay Street. Travel : Haberfield, Sydney
Careers : A Quiz Are you in the right job? Are you satisfied in your job? Do you still get the same buzz going to work every day? Or is it time to reinvent your career? Take our fast quiz to find out. Careers : A Quiz
Movie Trailers : What's Coming If you can't wait for your next fix of Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte & Miranda then let WebWombatMovies give you a sneek-peek of what they'll be up to! Also trailers of other upcoming movies. Movie Trailers : What's Coming
Motoring : Renault Mégane 225 Sport Our WebWombatMotoring writer took the Renault Mégane 225 Sport for a spin over a week recently. Find out what he thought of this little beauty. Motoring : Renault Mégane 225 Sport
Games : Tips & Cheats To help get around that stumbling-block or to open new vistas in MotoGP 09/10 for PS3 or Xbox360 or in Just Cause 2 for PS3 or Xbox360 do we have tips for you. Games : Tips & Cheats
Careers : Education Birch & Paul, in their book Life & Work, claimed 88% of people are dissatisfied in their job. Further, expect 5-7 career changes. To upskill & prepare, further Education may be the answer. Careers : Education
DVD Review : Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Our WebWombatDVD reviewer says, all you have to do with this one is leave your brain at the door, chuck on some futuristic looking glasses and just enjoy the ride. DVD Review : Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
Wine of the Week This week in honour of Baccus our Wine connoisseur samples a Longview Red Bucket Semillon Sauvignon Blanc 2009 from Adelaide Hills & a Barwang's 2008 Hilltops Shiraz from Canberra. Wine of the Week
Motoring News : New F1 Engine Formula Our WebWombatMotoring writer reveals that F1 teams are close to agreeing upon a new engine formula for the six-year period beginning in 2013. Motoring News : New F1 Engine Formula
Funny & Weird Photos If you missed seeing our Funny Photos yesterday because you were unable to get on due to the public holiday, well then, here they are again, and 1000's more like them. Funny & Weird Photos
Weekly Horoscopes What do your Stars say for you for the week ahead. Will it be health, wealth or happiness, or, will it be, meeting up with that long lost friend? Hopefully it won't be heartache or loss. Weekly Horoscopes
Games : MotoGP 09/10 Our games expert and motorcycle nut reviews the latest MotoGP game on Xbox 360 where players can take control of their career on and off of the track. Games : MotoGP 09/10
Music : The Stands Our WebWombatMusic guru reports that Horse Fabulous is a near impossible album to find on shelves these days, but it's definitely worth chasing up if your a fan of some great English rock tunes. Music : The Stands
DVD : Night At The Museum 2 Our WebWombatDVD reviewer found that, by and large, Night At The Museum 2 : Battle Of The Smithsonian is bigger and much, much better than the original. DVD : Night At The Museum 2
Interview : Shane Jacobson Our WebWombatMovie writer sat down with Shane Jacobson, star of Charlie & Boots to talk outback travel, toilets, beer and transgender actors. Interview : Shane Jacobson
Recipe Veal Parmagiana had it's roots over 400 years ago in Parma, Italy, Today this, easy to make dish, is served will all the toppings and is generally dished up with a smattering of vegetables. Recipe
Music : Sarah Blasko Sarah Blasko has quickly risen from Indie Princess to Australian music Queen in a very short time. This, a prediction from WebWombatMusic, but where is she heading? Music : Sarah Blasko
DVD : The Twilight Saga - New Moon Good luck if you want a copy. This is a hot-cake seller for all those Twilight aficionados out there. And, of course, it's a Two-Disc Special Edition. DVD : The Twilight Saga - New Moon
Vorsteiner GTRS3 Meets BMW M3 E92 Our WebWombatMotoring writer gives us a first look at what Tuning company Vorsteiner has done with its new body kit for the BMW M3 E92. Vorsteiner GTRS3 Meets BMW M3 E92
Wine of the Week Our wine connoisseur has tantilised his taste buds with a Tintilla Estate Sparkling Red 2009 from NSW's Hunter Valley and a Yilgarnia Classic White 2009 from Western Australia's Denmark region. Wine of the Week
Movies : Beneath Hill 60 Our WebWombatMovie reviewer sees Beneath Hill 60 and finds is an extraordinary true story which tells the tale of love, mud and carnage on the Western Front. Movies : Beneath Hill 60
Movies : Hot Tub Time Machine The frame work is all there for a comedy classic - silly premise, Cusack as your main "story" guy, witty barbs from Corddry, Robinson, Duke and the criminally underused Chevy Chase, but ... Movies : Hot Tub Time Machine
Downloadable Games If you haven't tried Action, Adventure, Puzzle, Mahjong and many more genre of downloadable, addictive, simple and fun to play games, then, what planet have you been on? Downloadable Games
Two Wheels : Suzuki GSX1250FA The WebWombatMotoring team take a first look at Suzuki's all-new GSX1250FA, the fully faired all-rounder adds a versatile sports bike option to Suzuki's street bike range. Two Wheels : Suzuki GSX1250FA
DVD Review : The Informant! Our WebWombatDVD reviewer describes this as a bizarre white-collar tale (true story) follows Damon as Mark Whitacre, a rising star at an agri-industry giant company who turns FBI whistle blower. DVD Review : The Informant!
Movie Boxoffice Kiss-Ass is kicking ass in the USA but not so in Australia, whereas How to Train Your Dragon is doing so in both countries. What else is happening? Movie Boxoffice
Celebrity Profile : Christina Hendricks Born in Knoxville, Tennessee and raised in Twin Falls, Idaho from third through eighth grade and in 1989, her family moved to Fairfax, Virginia. And she has come a long way since then! Celebrity Profile : Christina Hendricks
Travel : Bridge on the River Kwai Built in 1942-43 the iron bridge was just one of many along a route hacked through mountainous jungle by Allied prisoners of war and enforced Asian labourers. Travel : Bridge on the River Kwai
Movies : Accidents Happen Our WebWombatMoview reviewer felt, acting wobbles aside, this is a rare example of a poignant tale of teen yearning that actually does come across as heartfelt and true. Movies : Accidents Happen
Motoring News : Hyundai i30 Our WebWombatMotoring writer reports that the Hyundai's i30 range has passed cumulative sales of 500,000 units worldwide with 42,430 units being sold in Australia. Motoring News : Hyundai i30
Weekly Horoscopes This is your last days under the influence of Aries. Later this week you will come under the influence of The Bull. What will the change mean for you? Wealth, health or happiness? Weekly Horoscopes
Movie Interview : Brendan Cowell WebWombatMovies interviews Brendan Cowell, star & writer of the award winning Australian drama Love My Way and now seen in Beneath Hill 60 as a WWI hero. Movie Interview : Brendan Cowell
Book Review : Getting Even With Fran This book by Christine Stinson is a one to read with a glass of wine and in front of an open fire on a cold winters night when you just want to relax and not be over taxed. Book Review : Getting Even With Fran
Recipe Apricot Chicken is the perfect winters meal served with a few steamed vegitables and on a bed of boiled rice. Easy to make and ready to serve in less than 90 minutes. Recipe
Game Review : God Of War III Our WebWombatGames reviewer played the latest game developed by Sony Santa Monica and it has everything: Greek gods and tragedy, mayhem, violence, revenge & betrayal. Game Review : God Of War III
Movies : Book Of Eli Our WebWombatMovie reviewer says, the action is gripping, Washington is a convincing badass, everyone else hams it up and the whole thing looks great. Movies : Book Of Eli
Games : Def Jam Rapstar Def Jam Rapstar is the first true interactive Hip Hop music game experience for consoles and will be available for the Xbox 360, PS3 & Nintendo WiiTM later this year. See the video here! Games : Def Jam Rapstar
Motoring : Brabus Vanish Mercedes-Benz SL 65 Our WebWombatMotoring writer reports that Brabus has created a new one-off sports car tuning kit for the Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG Black Series. Motoring : Brabus Vanish Mercedes-Benz SL 65
Travel :
Honolulu, Hawaii The Royal Hawaiian Hotel on the sands of Waikiki beach has a long and distinguished history, so says our WebWombatTravel writer. Read some of it here. Travel : Honolulu, Hawaii
DVD Review : Paranormal Activity (Blu Ray) Our WebWombatDVD reviewer found Paranormal Activity to be a bit of a light weight even though the concept was potentially chilling. But for an $11,000 budget what can one expect. DVD Review : Paranormal Activity (Blu Ray)
Motoring : Motorcycle Sales Down Our WebWombatMotoring writer reports that sales of motorcycles, scooters and all-terrain vehicles were sold were down in the first quarter of this year - a decrease of 12.2 per cent from the same period last year. Motoring : Motorcycle Sales Down
Wine of the Week This week our wine connoisseur rolls around his palate a Margaret River Sauvignon Blanc 2009 and a sparkling wine from Italy's Piedmont region, a Gabbiano Asti. Wine of the Week
Movies Box Office What's kicking-ass at the movies this week, well it's not Kick-Ass, yet! Check out what's on the way up and what's on the way out of the charts in Australia & the USA. Movies Box Office
Weekly Horoscope Read our weekly update on your Stars. How are you going to fair this week? Love, good fortune, meet an old friend, take on a new job or will it be more of the same for you? Weekly Horoscope
Movies : Date Night Our WebWombatMovie buff reviews Date Night, starring Tina Fey & Steve Carell who attempt to reignite the marital spark but get involved in a series of crazy events. Movies : Date Night
Travel :
Oxfordshire, England You can't travel far in England without being regaled about the old haunted house or castle or one with a mysterious past. Our WebWombatTravel writer visited one and lived to tell the tale. Travel : Oxfordshire, England
Games Interview : Chris Avelone Our WebWombatGames reviewer interviewed Chris Avelone, Obsidian's Creative Director, about their new forthcoming game Fallout: New Vegas. Games Interview : Chris Avelone
Weekend Recipe A Plum Sago Pudding is very simple to make and can be served as hot dessert. A little pre-preparation required but that's it. A mouthwatering treat. Weekend Recipe
Motoring : Subaru Impreza WRX Club Spec 10 WebWombatMotoring gives our readers a first look at Subaru Australia's release next month of their special edition Impreza WRX Club Spec 10. Motoring : Subaru Impreza WRX Club Spec 10
Movie : Micmacs Our WebWombatMovie reviewer found that individual scenes worked brilliantly and the visuals were often stunning, but, unfortunately, the whole thing turned stale well before the end. Movie : Micmacs
Finance :
Life Insurance Mistakes To Avoid There are some common mistakes that are easily preventable; like buying insurance when finalising your mortgage or through your superannuation fund may not always be the best options. Finance : Life Insurance Mistakes To Avoid
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