Posted by Brett Hamm
06. Feb, 2012
Starting Monday night, The Astor is going to let buck with Australia on Screen, an unabashed Australiana nostalgia feast. For five fair weeks Melburnians with the appetite will enjoy the opportunity to dine on cultural delicacies like Mad Max, Puberty Blues and The Picture Show Man.
Over five double helpings, the Astor will serve classics from a menu that includes Mad Dog Morgan and Stone; Mad Max and The Road Warrior; The Adventures of Barry McKenzie and Dimboola; Puberty Blues and FJ Holden, and The Picture Show Man and The Lighthorsemen.
Whether you’ve got a deep pang for Aussie film or simply looking for a little sample, Australia on Screen at the Astor might just have the recipe to satisfy your summer cravings.
Australia on Screen runs from 6 Feb to 5 March
For tickets and session times visit www.astortheatre.net.au
Matthew McConaughey stars in this Southern thriller about guns, gators and growing up on the banks of the Mississippi.
We recently filmed the hustle and bustle at Melbourne Fringe Festival's final registration day. Enjoy.
Photographer James Voller continues his exploration of the intersection between installation, photography and documentary media in his latest exhibition.
Mental illness and the power of friendship gives this production by The Melbourne Theatre Company real heart.
The third of the Astor’s Wes Anderson retrospectives will consist of a double header featuring The Darjeeling Limited and Fantastic Mr. Fox.