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Review: Groovin The Moo (Oakbank) Words: Sarah Tynan Groovin The Moo tore through Oakbank on Friday, drawing a sold out crowd for the first time in Adelaide. Boasting a line up of over 20 acts over three stages, GTM delivered an action packed festival that went from noon to midnight. Early crowds were entertained by local act (and UofA represent) Flamingo and internatinal sensation Rob

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Review: Populaire - Alliance Francaise French Film Festival Words: Emma Doherty   It is 1958 and ‘modern’ Rose Pamphyle (Déborah François), decides to leave behind her humdrum life as shopkeeper at her father's store in a tiny village in Normandy for the big smoke- a slightly larger village in Normandy. Rose takes a job as a secretary for the ra

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Review: Venus in Furs - Alliance Francaise French Film Festival Words: Eddie Satchell Venus in Furs is a Polanski film based on a David Ives’ play about someone trying to adapt a Sacher-Masoch novel for the stage. The difference in medium between the film and the play are pronounced. Never leaving the setting of a theatre, and with a cast of two, the adaptation for film at once mutes t

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Review: Le Grand Départ (Taking Off)! - Alliance Francaise French Film Festival Words: Angus Dickson   Its not often that I have happily watched such a nicely shot and well acted film with so few obvious technical flaws, but still walk out with such a profound feeling of wasted time. The story follows a successful business-like 30-something (Pio Marmaï),

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Review: Under the Rainbow - Alliance Francaise French Film Festival Words: Jessica Martin   Under the Rainbow or Au Bout du Conte reminds me of when a small theatre group would come to your primary school to perform an overdramatic modern fairytale mash-up that even a child could criticise. This film certainly inspires the same disinterested resentment.   Jean-Pierre Bacri an

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Review: Puddinghead – Ball Park Music Words: Lauren Varo It’s a significant undertaking when a young indie band decides their third record is  to be entirely self-produced in suburban Brisbane three-bedroom. Although, it looks like  the DIY recording risk has paid off in the form of Ball Park Music’s recent release  Puddinghead. &nbs

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