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The Florida Project

Film Review: ‘The Florida Project’

The Lido kicks off its rooftop cinema opening with Sean Baker’s spellbinding film, The Florida Project. The Lido Cinema kicked off the opening of its rooftop cinema with a little situational irony. With the rain lashing down, we couldn’t sit…

Lucky

Film Review: ‘Lucky’

A moving and funny meditation on life, and who we are when it ends. ‘You’re nothing!’ This is the greeting Lucky (Harry Dean Stanton), gives to the Joe (Barry Shabaka Henley), the head cook in the film’s dusty, one-horse town….

Circus Events Melbourne

Sidesault at The Melba at Circus Oz

Cartwheel, somersault, and sidesault into the circus this month! Circus Oz just launched Sidesault at The Melba, a new circus project focused on unique and innovative art expression and giving budding circus performers the opportunity to bring their shows to life!…

The Father at MTC

Melbourne Theatre Company premiers The Father

As a Plus Ones contributor, I regularly write about how lucky we are in Melbourne. Adding to that list of special experiences is Melbourne Theatre Company’s Australian premier of The Father. John Bell’s performance (of Bell Shakespeare fame) is outstanding. He…

Better Watch Out

Film Review: ‘Better Watch Out’

The Christmas movie that certainly isn’t for the whole family. Any fan of slasher/horror movies will be able to place the line, ‘I want to know who I’m looking at’. It’s the moment in Wes Craven’s postmodern slasher film to…

Suicide Row- Banner

Suicide Row: The Anti-Suicide Play for Men

A play about suicide. How could it be funny? With disarming bravado, four actors take us into the minds of men who have taken their lives- and what lies after the act. Michael Griffith positions us in the struggle of…

Book Of Exodus II

Book of Exodus Part II told by children

After the stunning first instalment, Adena Jacobs and Aaron Orzech return to the stage with Part II of their innovative provocative series, Book Of Exodus Part II. Theatre in the oldest sense awaits you – captivating, moving, and compelling. A work of…

The Magnetic Fields

The Magnetic Fields 50 Song Memoir

The Melbourne Festival is full of creative, emotional, and intellectually stimulating art. The Festival is a treat for the senses and the Australian exclusive of the Magnetic Fields 50 Song Memoir is yet another reason for Melburnians to feel special….