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Review: Australia Day, Jonathan Biggins

The fictional town of Coriole, a parodic portrayal of any and every small town in Australia, is the setting of Jonathan Biggins’ Australia Day, currently showing at The New Theatre, Newtown. The production, directed by Louise Fischer, begins in the local Scout …
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Review: I love you now, Eternity Theatre

I Love You Now, a new Australian work from writer Jeanette Cronin, is enjoying its world premiere at the Darlinghurst Theatre until July 9. The lights go up to reveal a modern hotel suite queen bed, the centrepiece of the action and …
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Sydney Film Festival: Ana, mon amour

Ana, mon amour is about a turbulent relationship between Toma and Ana over a decade. And the movie felt like it would run for the 87,600 hours that make up a decade. The Romanian film, by director Călin Peter Netzer, a follow …
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The Red Pill: A Journey Down The Rabbit Hole

Controversy erupted over the documentary The Red Pill when its Australian premiere was cancelled and banned in cinemas after a petition spread calling the film “misogynistic propaganda”. The film’s director Cassie Jayne faced harsh publicity with news programs Sunrise and The Project …
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Sydney Film Festival: Whitney, Can I Be Me

It’s been five years since the death of singer Whitney Houston. Her life is the subject of a new documentary from filmmakers Nick Broomfield (Tales of the Grim Sleeper, Aileen) and Rudi Dolezal (Freddie Mercury – The Untold Story, Michael Jackson) to …