Morgan Bell

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Newt's Emerald | Garth Nix

Newt’s Emerald | Garth Nix<p><b>Kernel Morgan reviews the delightful book NEWT’S EMERALD from Garth Nix, one of my favourite Australian authors. Nix is the</b> …

The Girl King | Mardi Gras Film Festival

<b>This year’s Mardi Gras Film Festival is about to kick off, it is my favourite time of the year for movies as I finally get to see some amazing gay</b> …

Spotlight | Movie Review

<b>SPOTLIGHT is the dark horse of the Oscars, a film that is raved about but hasn’t been heavily promoted in Australia and I am stoked to be watching it</b> …

Daddy's Home

Daddy’s Home<p><b>Kernel Morgan reviews the latest Will Ferrell comedy vehicle, also starring Mark Wahlberg, DADDY’S HOME, a Dad versus Step-Dad movie that</b> …

On Writing | Charles Bukowski

<b>Charles Bukowski, one of America’s best known contemporary writers of poetry and prose has been dead for twenty two years now but this isn’t stopping</b> …

Sister Noon | Karen Joy Fowler

<b>SISTER NOON must be good; it’s not every day you hear things from Kernel Morgan stating “my book of the year for 2015,” and “gothic novel by perhaps</b> …

Broken Promise | Linwood Barclay

<b>Kernel Morgan reviews Linwood Barclay’s fifteenth (I think) novel, BROKEN PROMISE. Barclay releases one or two novels a year and most of them have</b> …

Grief is the Thing with Feathers | Max Porter

<b>GRIEF IS THE THING WITH FEATHERS by Max Porter is a novella of short fable-esque stories or poems that present as an essay on depression, it’s as</b> …

Mindfulness for Creativity | Dr Danny Penman

<b>KERNEL MORGAN reviews MINDFULNESS FOR CREATIVITY by Dr Danny Penman, a self help book introduction to the meditative form of mindfulness to assist in</b> …

I Call Myself a Feminist | Book Review

<b>Kernel Morgan reviews I CALL MYSELF A FEMINIST, a selection of views from twenty five women under the age of thirty on what being a feminist means to</b> …

The Grownup | Gillian Flynn

<b>Who do you get to review an award winning short story? Well I would think our very own short fiction author and anthology editor Kernel Morgan Bell</b> …

More Letters of Note | Shaun Usher

<b>MORE LETTERS OF NOTE is the second collection of letters curated by Shaun Usher, it is a large coffee table book that covers over one hundred letters</b> …

Nina Forever | SUFF

<b>Yet another review from the splendid SUFF – SYDNEY UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL, I completely missed this one, actually thought it was a pending book</b> …

Super Mega Xmas Giveaway Extravaganza 1: eOne

What movies or TV shows need to rebooted/ remade and why? or do remakes reboots suck and pitch me a script!<p>I liked the remake of Halloween by Rob …

WHAT LOLA WANTS | SUFF

<b>Yet another review from the splendid SUFF – SYDNEY UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL. Sadly the festival for 2015 is now finished but we still have a few</b> …

99 HOMES REVIEW AND INTERVIEW

<b>Kernel Morgan now holds the record for the longest article on Salty Popcorn but it is with good reason; she firstly reviews the spectacular 99 HOMES,</b> …

FINDERS KEEPERS | ANTENNA DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL

<b>Antenna Documentary Film Festival returns for its fifth season this October (13th-18th), screening the very best in non-fiction films from Australia</b> …

THE FOXY MERKINS | QUEER SCREEN FILM FEST

<b>QUEER SCREEN FILM FEST 2015 is here people!! So exciting, an amazing line-up of films this year and we have reviewed a few of them. It started this</b> …

GUN BABY GUN | IAIN OVERTON | BOOK REVIEW

<b>Kernel Morgan reviews GUN BABY GUN, a look into humanity’s relationship with guns around the world. Author Iain Overton has the skills to do so;</b> …

NEIN. A MANIFESTO | ERIC JAROSINSKI | BOOK REVIEW

<b>Kernel Morgan Bell reviews NEIN. A MANIFESTO from academic, Eric Jarosinski. It is a strange little book that Morgan can explain a lot better than I</b> …

CIRCLING THE SUN | PAULA MCLAIN | BOOK REVIEW

<b>Kernel Morgan reviews CIRCLING THE SUN by Paula McLain, an historical fiction memoir of Beryl Markham, a lesser known but record holding British</b> …

HUSH, LITTLE BIRD | NICOLE TROPE | BOOK REVIEW

<b>What a sad state of affairs we have in the media and world of celebrities of late. It appears paedophilia ran rampant on TV sets of some of the</b> …

COBAIN: MONTAGE OF HECK | BOOK REVIEW

<b>COBAIN: MONTAGE OF HECK is the companion book to the highly anticipated documentary about the life of Nirvana frontman and grunge legend Kurt Cobain,</b> …

THE PLEASURE OF READING | BOOK REVIEW

<b>THE PLEASURE OF READING is a superb idea, a collection of essays from 43 famed authors discussing inspirations and favourite books. All proceeds go</b> …

THE HANDSOME MAN’S DE LUXE CAFÉ | ALEXANDER MCCALL SMITH | BOOK REVIEW

<b>Following on from Kernel Morgan’s review last week of THE NOVEL HABITS OF HAPPINESS we thought we would back it up with another Alexander McCall</b> …

THE NOVEL HABITS OF HAPPINESS | ALEXANDER MCCALL SMITH | BOOK REVIEW

<b>Prolific author, Alexander McCall Smith, returned to his Isabel Dalhousie Mysteries series back in March this year with the tenth in the series, THE</b> …

IN CERTAIN CIRCLES | ELIZABETH HARROWER | BOOK REVIEW

<b>Our resident author and one of the Salty Popcorn book reading machines, Kernel Morgan, reviews, nay, analyses the novel IN CERTAIN PLACES by</b> …

THE ASTROLOGER’S DAUGHTER | REBECCA LIM | BOOK REVIEW

<b>Kernel Morgan Bell gets her Young Adult on and reviews Rebecca Lim’s THE ASTROLOGER’S DAUGHTER. A teen novel set in the world of some mystery and</b> …

Love & Mercy | Giveaway

<b>Thanks to ICON MOVIES have we got a prize pack for you!! A couple of these I would like to keep myself 🙂 LOVE & MERCY released on DVD and Blu Ray on</b> …

FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD | REVIEW

<b>FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD is a stunning looking period love quadrangle story based on a classic from Thomas Hardy, no not Bane/ Mad Max, another</b> …