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Irish Film Festival 2017 – The Plus Ones Guide

St Patrick’s Day has come and gone for 2017, but if you didn’t get Irish culture fix, the luck of the Irish is on your side. The Irish film festival is coming to Sydney from 30 March to 2 April, featuring plenty of Ireland’s…

Underground Cinema’s ‘PATRIOT’ experience

Everything about Underground Cinema is a surprise. The film is secret. The location is secret. All you know is you’re going to watch a movie, interact with actors, and that you should dress a certain way. The UGC team are masters at…

French Theatre Company’s ‘Is Three Really a Crowd?’

‘Is Three Really a Crowd’ is the 87th production for the MFT in a history that goes back 38 years. Founded in 1977 by Michael Bula and A. David Gorrie. MFT’s latest offering was performed last week in the Open Theatre, the very…

Review of ‘Working: The Musical’

I’m a sucker for musicals, beautifully blended voices and a good story or three. All of this means I’m slightly in love with “Working: The Musical” presented by the Queensland Conservatorium’s final year students, bringing their show all the way from…

Film Review: Gemma Bovery

Gemma Bovery is the modern and very beautiful retelling of Gustav Flaubert’s classic novel, Madame Bovery. Based on the graphic novel by Posy Simmonds, director, Anne Fontaine (Coco before Chanel) presents her Gemma Bovery in flashback through the eyes of Martin Joubert (Fabrice Luchini), as…

Film Review: PIKU

Piku is a comedy that explores the dynamic relationship between a self-obsessed daughter, also named Piku (Deepika Padukone), and a suspected hypochondriac father played by renowned Indian actor, Amitabh Bachchan. Both characters struggle to find a way to make their…