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Now in its 28th year, Melbourne Queer Film Festival is back with a diverse line up of films from across the globe. There are 38 features, 72 short films and 14 documentaries on offer, plus Q&As, workshops and celebrations of queerness. MQFF is continuing to support emerging queer filmmakers with a series of awards. Australian...
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Penny Greenhalgh is Pony Greenhorse, lead character in what may be a murder mystery upon a cruise ship. Greenhalgh describes the show as having no plot with a possible twist (but not likely) at the end but a range of first class laughs. This description is incredibly accurate and describes Pony Greenhorse perfectly. The premise...
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Remember when you were younger and all you wanted was that one perfect computer game? And then your parents decided to cheap out and get you the ‘just as good’ knock-off version? Michael Williams knows your pain, probably even more than you do considering his version ‘Hello Learning: Aussie Edition 1994’ zapped him inside of the...
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4 years ago
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Ever get that little shudder of disgust whenever you see a couple posing so cheerfully in front house with a big sold sign out the front? Nath Valvo knows exactly how you’re feeling, and he manages to capture it in words better than you ever could. Valvo, to begin with, has an enigmatic stage presence...
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5 years ago
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It’s taken me a few days to write this review, which is disappointing for a couple of reasons. Firstly, it’s a bit unprofessional (so is writing in the first person though, so there goes any credibility I had) and secondly I wanted to get the word out there as quickly as possible. You should really,...
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Hannah Gadsby had a good show at last year’s Melbourne International Comedy Festival. She got a great review – but underneath there was a number for Beyond Blue. For this year’s festival Gadsby has promised a show of no woe in Dogmatic! Dogmatic is a sharply written and cleverly timed show. As Gadsby explains, after...
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5 years ago
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It is difficult to remember how much you miss those ridiculous children’s programs, until they are parodied by a proficient performer. Lessons With Luis is nothing short of quirky and fun. As an excellent example of “character comedy” (as well as parodying said style), the show is reminiscent of an episode of Playschool, or some...
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5 years ago
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Felicity Ward is an outspoken mental health activist. In 2014 she hosted a documentary as a part of the ABC’s mental health awareness week, almost all her interviews touch on her experiences with anxiety, and now, she’s got a show that explicitly addresses her latest struggles with her brain (and also her bowels). What If There...
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6 years ago
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Aunty Donna is not a middle-aged woman, just in case you were confused. Aunty Donna is a sketch comedy group that has been amusing the internet (and occasionally real live people) since 2011. Mark Samual Bonanno, Broden Kelly and Zachary Ruane are…Aunty Donna. We have the dubious distinction of premiering their 2015 MICF trailer on Pop Culture-y, as well...
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In my opinion, ACMI is one of the best cinemas in Melbourne. Home to a myriad of special cinema events and exhibitions, currently one of their biggest events is China Up Close, which includes several smaller exhibitions, including one on the collaborative work of filmmaker Zhang Yimou and actor Gong Li. Their latest collaboration is in Coming...
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