All posts by Robert Horvat

Robert Horvat is a Melbourne based blogger. He believes that the world is round and that art is one of our most important treasures. He has seen far too many classic films and believes coffee runs through his veins. As a student of history, he favours ancient and medieval history. Music pretty much rules his life and inspires his moods. Favourite artists include The Beatles, Pearl Jam, Garbage and Lana Del Rey.

Classic movie of the week: Bus Stop (1956).

Marilyn Monroe has been on my mind of late, especially with the anniversary of her death approaching next month. So, […]

On my stereo this week: ‘Like The Way I Do’ by Melissa Etheridge.

Earlier this year back in April Melissa Etheridge released her new album The Medicine Show. It is incredibly the rock […]

John Ford’s revered masterpiece ‘How Green Was My Valley’ (1941).

If you have read the novel How Green Was My Valley by Richard Llewellyn, you will instantly realise what a grim […]

Siobhan Wilson talks about her new album The Departure, fan support and suffering fools!

Siobhan Wilson is one of those incredible rising talents that I discovered a while ago by chance. From the outset […]

New Music Friday | Check out the best new albums released June 28.

Gena Rose Bruce first came to our attention back in 2018 with the independent release of two well-crafted confessionals called […]

Classic movie of the week: My Darling Clementine (1946).

The inclusion of John Ford’s My Darling Clementine as my classic movie of the week is more nostalgic in choice than anything else. I […]

Cinemas Greatest Scenes: John Ford’s ‘Stagecoach’ chase sequence.

John Ford bought the rights to Stagecoach from Colliers magazine in 1937 (an adaptation of a short story called The Stage to Lordsburg) […]

On my stereo this week: Diana Rein’s ‘Queen of My Castle’.

Originally hailing from Chicago, but now based in Southern California, the blues has been embedded in Diana Rein’s DNA since […]

New Music Friday | Check out the best new albums released June 21.

Earlier this year Australian singer songwriter and musician Harriette Pilbeam aka Hatchie released her lead single Without A Blush from […]

Classic movie of the week: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953).

In 1984, Madonna was the hottest female music artist around, with her hit singles Like A Virgin and Material Girl […]