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Dan Kelly's Christmas Spectacular with Bayou, Civil Civic, Cool Sounds
C Grade with Tornado Wallace and Otologic
Wax'o Paradiso present 'Japanese Garden Paradise'
Xmas Breakfast Baloney Sandwich recipe by ACME's Mitch Orr
Christmas lunch debate: Vegans vs Carnivores
Pidapipó opens permanently
Per-Tim, 'United Part Two'
I'm Home Store pop up shop
Probably the greatest Christmas giveaway of all time
A Christmas YouTube playlist by The Thousands
A YouTube playlist by Twerps
A mixtape by Tonstartssbandht
Mambo: 30 years of shelf-indulgence
'Re-issue' design poster exhibition and online store launch
Monica's Gallery, 'The Artist Interprets Highpoint'
DIY selfie stick
The Blush Hunter's beer hair mask
The Thousands Guide to Halloween
An interview with Georgia Perry
Once and For All: How to use a semicolon, with David Astle
Once and For All: How to do a tumble turn, with Gary Simpson
Holly Childs, 'Danklands'
'Basic Needs, Summer 2015'
Rookie Yearbook 3
BP (Bikes Please)
Lygon St Nursery Pop Up Store at Curtin House
The Thousands' Christmas Day survival guide
Meredith 2014 Tops and Bottoms
An A-Z Christmas gift guide mostly under $50
Meredith Music Festival 2014 (gallery three)
Meredith Music Festival 2014 (gallery two)
Meredith Music Festival 2014 (gallery one)
Levins's First Annual Christmas Movie Trivia Extravaganza
Levins's First Annual Christmas Movie Trivia Extravaganza - the answers!
Levins's First Annual Christmas Movie Trivia Extrava...
Die Hard. Gremlins. Lethal Weapon. Home Alone. What do these four movies have in common besides being AWESOME? They’re all set during Christmas!
For the pas...
Here they are – the answers to our First Annual Christmas Movie Trivia Extravaganza! Absolutely no apologies in advance to any Love Actually fans, especially...
“Prepare to visit a town you'd never want to call home” - says the blurb on a DVD of Gummo. I don't necessarily blame the poor drone tryi...
The Green Prince
The premise is just about as unlikely as they come – Palestinian turned Israeli informant and political refugee. Nadav Schirman's documentary The Green P...
Meet Lou Bloom. He's energetic, efficient and willing to go the extra mile for a job well done. He'd be handsome too, if his oversized 'sad kid p...
Created by Pendleton Ward in 2006, Adventure Time is a cult cartoon series set in the semi-post apocalyptic Land of Oooh; a land of imagination overload wher...
Maps to the Stars
An interlocking tale of Hollywood strivers, Maps to the Stars, the latest film from famed Canadian auteur David Cronenberg is a tour through a constellation ...
Finding Vivian Maier
It's every op-shopper and dumpster diver's dream; after years of trawling through other people's discarded trash, you hit actual treasure. Better...
Two Days, One Night
If you're currently employed and not outright hating it, but let out a misanthropic “ugh” when you wake up, an “oof” on your way ...
The true story that Pride is based on is really one worth telling, and to as many people as will listen. In 1984 a group called LGSM (Lesbians and Gays Suppo...
Alpha males are boring. Underdogs are interesting. In Whiplash, J.K. Simmons plays Fletcher, an overbearing teacher at the best music school in the U.S. who ...
'Force majeure' is the French term for 'a superior or irresistible power'. In insurance law, it's a clause that's often used in const...
Pulp: A Film About Life, Death and Supermarkets
Despite being a Britpop tragic in the 90s (that Select Magazine subscription was a waste of my allowance), I didn't actually notice when Pulp went on hia...
Masterpieces of Polish Cinema at ACMI
Full time movie director and part time appreciator-of-world-cinema extraordinaire Martin Scorsese is back in the curator's chair with a program of Polish...
An interview with the makers of 'Advanced Style'
Blogger Ari Seth Cohen has been chronicling the fabulous older ladies of New York and their flamboyant attire since 2008. Advanced Style introduces us to som...
Suicides, underage relationships, adultery, making do. Sheesh! There are some pretty heavy themes in Skeleton Twins, but like any family worth its salt, ther...
We Are The Best!
It's not often I'm reduced to feeling like an early teen when writing about a film. Feeling a bit nervous, trying not to gush and lose my cool. Truth...
ACMI presents 'Tom at the Farm'
Why doesn't Tom just leave that godforsaken farm? Why are the creepiest people sometimes the sexiest people? And why in the heck does Xavier Dolan briefl...
Lavazza Italian Film Festival
Ohhhh, Italy. You boot-shaped, pasta-inventing paradise. You gave us Monica Bellucci and margherita pizza. Versace. Leonardo Da Vinci. Ravioli. The Roman Emp...
Night Moves, like all of Kelly Reichardt's films, is seriously 'indie.' And not indie like ukelele soundtracks, naval-gazing teenagers, puffs of ...
What We Do in the Shadows
I've lived in some pretty weird share houses in my time – including one where the previous tenant collected their menstrual blood in a jar in the bathroo...
'One Day In Tokyo'
Imagine a magical land where everything is cute (even the damn salad), you're allowed to dress like this, gift wrapping is recognised as the art form it ...
Magic in the Moonlight
The jazz age. Magic fakery. An older man interested in a (much, much) younger woman. Let's get this out of the way, shall we? Yes, Woody Allen traverses ...
When Charlotte Roche's Wetlands (Feuchtgebiete) came into Australian bookstores c2009, hordes of girls were scooping it up for its anti-patriarchal, '...
Some of us attempt to forget our childhoods. We pack the embarrassing details away and shoebox them into our parents' garage, or shred our epically cring...
In between running the very-much-killin'-it label This Thing and producing his own solo work at a prolific rate, you'd think Wooshie wouldn't hav...
20,000 Days on Earth
A lot of critics have commented that 20,000 Days on Earth is only of worth to the musician's fans. Not true. I'll be honest, my own Nick Cave knowled...
MIFF guide for the disorganised
A lot of the MIFF films that you heard were great and wanted to see have already screened or sold out (I'm looking at you, Force Majeure) but it's OK...
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