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Latest Video Interviews

Melbourne homeless – interviews with the invisible

A shopping trolley stuffed with the belongings of a homeless person; a common sight on the streets of Melbourne. To ...
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EXHIBITION Alexander McQueen: Mind, Mythos, Muse @ NGV – Showcasing one of the most creative and controversial fashion designers of the 20th century – Overview & Review

Good, not great: The Alexander McQueen exhibition @ NGV is all about the work. Fans of the influential, notorious fashion ...
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REVIEW/INTERVIEW: ‘Surrogate’, another taut Aussie tale of terror; director David Willing discusses the film’s style and the disciplines of making a low-budget movie

Nice kid: A child medium (Ellie Stewart) helps out a haunted house in ‘Surrogate’. SURROGATE *** (95 minutes) M One ...
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Latest Articles & Commentary

Jack Black, Tenacious D and the joke that shook the world – especially his

Taking flight: Jack Black in ‘Nacho Libre’, one of the films that made him an A-lister. “My president needs me!” ...
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‘Bad Boys: Ride or Die’ is not just a rollicking action-comedy, it’s Will Smith’s one shot at career redemption after the Oscars slap

The boys are back: Will Smith (left) and Martin Lawrence in ‘Bad Boys: Ride or Die’. BAD BOYS: RIDE OR ...
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Why ‘Furiosa’ is fighting for life at the box office and why serious doubt hangs over the future of the beloved ‘Mad Max’ franchise

Furious, indeed: Anya Taylor-Joy in ‘Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga’. No doubt an unsightly blend of sheer fury and deep ...
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Triennial @ NGV, Final Day: walk through plus an impromptu interview with Agnieszka Pilat about her hugely popular robot installation Heterobota

A brave statement. Here’s a swiftly edited montage of some of the exhibits at the NGV Triennial, which ended last ...
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Latest Comedy

Out of the frying pan: veteran comedian Mandy Nolan explains the motives and meaning behind her jump into politics in her new show ‘The Candidate’

“For me, this is the most important comedy show I’ve done because it brings together the story of who I ...
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In ‘Disgraceful’, Lucy Best recounts her naughty personal history, confronting issues of anxiety & misplaced shame; review/interview

“I want this show to be fun…I don’t want to dwell on the difficult bits but, of course, there were ...
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“Comedy is my way of making us all feel human together, because you can’t laugh with someone and hate them at the same time.”: Alice Fraser review & interview

“Sometimes I realize that I write my shows upside down.” REVIEW Alice Fraser, Chronos The Greek Centre Reviewed: 21 April ...
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