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Don’t Trust Me; I’m A Dentist (A one-act play at the Meat Market – North Melbourne)

don’t trust me; i’m a dentist  (a one-act play at the meat market – north melbourne)
Do you like going to the dentist?   I suspect that most of us don't really enjoy the experience.  Have you ever thought about whether the dentist actually likes probing around in our mouths?  Chances are most of them don't. Every year the Melbourne Comedy Festival   (March...

The Little Things (cinema release 2021)

the little things (cinema release 2021)
The classic good cop – bad cop scenario is given a questionable twist in this ‘serial murder who done it’ mystery. When disgraced ex-detective Joe ‘Deke’ Deacon (Denzel Washington), now a lowly country cop, is sent back to his old precinct to retrieve some evidence...

TOYS OnLine (The 2021 Toy Fair)

toys online  (the 2021 toy fair)
If you have ever been to a major trade fair, you will be familiar with the ‘push and shove’ that can happen while you’re weaving your way around the exhibits checking out the different wares on display. This year, due to the unpredictability caused by...

ZAPPA The Movie: (Australian cinema release 18th February 2021)

zappa  the movie: (australian cinema release 18th february 2021)
Frank Vincent Zappa   Born December 21, 1940 – Died December 4, 1993 If you have never heard the music of Frank Zappa, then I suggest you buckle up you’re in for a wild ride. This is indeed a portrait of a musical genius. This new documentary...

Gang of Five (A Musical Drama at the La Mama Theatre, Abbotsford)

gang of five  (a live musical drama at the la mama theatre, abbotsford)
This two-act musical. drama written and directed by Noel Fidge tells the story of five Chinese characters living in Melbourne who each in their separate ways have a troubling secret and in their own way have had their lives affected by the Cultural Revolution...

Occupation: RAINFALL (the movie 2020)

occupation: rainfall (the movie 2020)
OCCUPATION OCCUPATION – RAINFALL  Having never seen the original first movie I brought myself up to speed via Netflix ... I now believe this is possibly a ‘sleeper’ that will receive a lot more attention with the release of  the sequel The story so far...

The Personal History of David Copperfield (2020 the movie)

the personal history of david copperfield (2020 the movie)
Originally this much loved, classic Charles Dickens novel set in Victorian England of 1840 was entitled The Personal History, Adventures, Experience and Observation of David Copperfield the Younger of Blunderstone Rookery. Unlike the depressingly harsh storyline of his other novels such as Oliver Twist, this tale...

Motherless Brooklyn (2019) The Movie Review

motherless brooklyn (2019)  the movie review
This neo-noir crime thriller based on the 1999 novel of the same name by Jonathan Lethem, is set in the 1950s. Written, directed, produced and starring Edward Norton (Fight Club, The Illusionist) draws its locations from the crime-ridden, very corruptible back street slums and...

The Letter For The King (2020 Netflix Original)

the letter for the king  (2020 netflix original)
With movie theatres and live venues in total shutdown, understandably just about everyone on the planet is turning to the internet for their fix of ‘iso-entertainment.’ For many, the house-bound confinement has presented the perfect opportunity to strengthen the family bond by watching a few...

Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears – The Movie (2019)

miss fisher and the crypt of tears – the movie (2019)
After thirty-four episodes across three seasons, the Australian made international television hit Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries based on the twenty Phryne Fisher novels written by Kerry Greenwood, has finally made it to the big screen in Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears. For those...