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Frozen In Love

One of the things I love about Frozen is the way that it explores the various kinds of love there are. This is going to be an arts student essay on love in the movie Frozen, so obviously there will be … Continue reading

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Openair Cinema – Murder on the Orient Express

This whole outdoor cinema trend seems to be getting bigger and bigger. The only one I had heard of was Moonlight Cinema, at the lovely Botanical Gardens, but I’m hearing about more and more outdoor cinema events. The latest one … Continue reading

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JFF – ReLIFE

If I had to pinpoint one of the turning points of my life, high school, and the final year in particular, would definitely be one. It’s when you decide which university courses you want to apply for, it’s when you … Continue reading

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JFF – 二重生活 (Double Life)

If Radin! was the French movie I saw this year that called out to me, 二重生活 would be the Japanese equivalent. As soon as I read the synopsis, I decided that this was a movie I definitely had to see at the … Continue reading

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JFF – サバイバルファミリ (Survival Family)

The first movie we saw for this year’s Japanese Film Festival was サバイバルファミリ. It’s set in Tokyo, and starts with a typical modern family: a workaholic father, housewife, and two kids addicted to their smartphones. The kids don’t seem to have … Continue reading

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ACMI – Aardman Exhibition – A Grand Day Out

MrFodder and I went to see the Aardman exhibition that’s currently at ACMI (Australian Centre for the Moving Image). Aardman is a British animation studio, probably most famous for the Wallace and Gromit series of films, as well as Chicken … Continue reading

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MIFF – The Belko Experiment

Slightly better picture for today’s post. Last night’s movie was The Belko Experiment, which was described as Office Space meets Battle Royale. It even has John McGinley in it (Dr. Cox from Scrubs and one of the Bobs in Office Space)! It’s … Continue reading

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MIFF 2017 – Tokyo Idols

There wasn’t anything at the venue to take a photo of, and I got electronic tickets rather than paper ones, so… this will have to do. MrFodder and I went to see Toyko Idols as part of the Melbourne International Film … Continue reading

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Penny Pincher (Radin!) Review

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5253294/ Went to see this last night, the last movie on my list of movies to see as part of the 2017 Alliance Française French Film Festival. Not long after the movie started, I was laughing so hard. A nice … Continue reading

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Mozart’s Sister (Nannerl, La Soeur de Mozart) Reivew

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1653911/ This wasn’t on my original list of movies I wanted to see, but I saw a trailer for it during one of the other movies I went to see, and I really wanted to see it. It follows the … Continue reading

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