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Anzacs in the Middle East

MUNDARING researcher and author Kelvin Crombie will showcase his most recent work at a special screening in Parkerville on Sunday, September 20. Gallipoli – The Road to Jerusalem is a compelling new documentary by Mr Crombie who has spent much ...

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People Places Things

Tracey Fox Rated M Starring: Jemaine Clement 3 1/2 stars USUALLY we watch a movie to escape from life’s drama and drudgery, but every so often it’s nice to share a few hours watching someone else’s life and how they ...

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Woody Allen’s wit shines in Irrational Man

FANS of iconic film maker Woody Allen will enjoy his latest offbeat offering Irrational Man, a wry, upbeat comedy following a brilliant but tormented philosophy professor starring Joaquin Phoenix, Emma Stone and Parker Posey. Showcasing terrific comedic performances from the ...

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She’s Funny that Way

Tracey Fox 3 Stars Starring:  Owen Wilson,  Imogen Poots She’s Funny That Way, written and directed by Peter Bogdanovich, hasn’t had the kindest reviews by critics; however this is one of those times I am pleased to disagree with the ...

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Fantastic Four: a fatal flop

Tracey Fox 1 1/2 Stars WAS there ever a Marvel franchise as accursed as the long suffering Fantastic Four? Even with the benefit of aesthetically pleasing actors such as Chris Evans and Jessica Alba in the previous attempts at the ...

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Mr Holmes: A Seasoned Sherlock

4 1/2 stars Tracey Fox   THE mind is a terrible thing to waste away, especially for the greatest fictional mind of history. In director Bill Condon’s Mr Holmes, we find the inestimable Sherlock in his fading years, struggling all ...

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Ant-Man: A Little legend

4 Stars Tracey Fox Starring Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas   WE all know the saying “good things come in small packages, (as a short woman, I’ve heard this one all my life) but sometimes it is just spot on. The ...

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Inside Out: animated emotions

4 1/2 stars   Starring: Amy Poehler, Bill Hader   PIXAR has a way of playing with our feelings with animated films such as the tear jerker UP, and Toy Story 3, and this year they have out done themselves ...

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