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“When Harry Met Sally…”, or “Can Men and Women Ever Be Friends? CAN THEY?” by Caitlin McGrane

April 26, 2013


This weekend I had what I like to call a ‘gender-stereotype-conformation-evening’. Lindt was on special in the supermarket and I decided to watch arguably the most classic of rom-coms, When Harry Met Sally… (I also watched The Notebook). Stop looking at my like that. Sometimes, I want a bit of chocolate and some shirtless Ryan […]

Will Kay: Tilda Swinton is a Captivating “Orlando”

April 25, 2013


Orlando (1992) is a mesmerisingly beautiful film. Based on Virginia Woolf’s novel of the same name, the story follows the life of Orlando over 400 years, two continents and two genders. While the story isn’t particularly well told, the themes and ideas of the story are successfully imparted. What really makes this film worth watching […]

[Updated] !!WIN!! One double pass to CASUM’s “Amadeus” by Peter Shaffer

April 23, 2013


You’re Dripping Egg, in association with CASM, is giving away one FREE double pass to see CASM’s upcoming production of Amadeus by Peter Shaffer. You and a friend could be watching CASM’s Amadeus at its preview performance on Tuesday 30th April @ 7pm (at the Union Theatre in the University of Melbourne). To win, just […]

UMMTA’s “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” is “Mad Men” on Anti-depressants by Hilary Binks

April 22, 2013


While UMMTA’s choice to coincide their performance of the classic ’60s musical, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (H2$), with the return of AMC’s Mad Men was probably a coincidence, comparisons between these two depictions of the corporate bubble are almost unavoidable. The lead character is really a bright-eyed, much younger Don Draper, who sings […]

“Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God”, or “Sorry Guys There’s Nothing Remotely Funny about this One” by Caitlin McGrane

April 19, 2013


By the time a film gets reviewed here, it’s sometimes a little bit old. I like to watch films that are slightly obscure, and then recommend that you good people see them, because they often send an important message. Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God is one of those films. I really […]

Jake Robinson: What Makes An Australian Sound?

April 17, 2013


There is a difference between a artist who originates from Australia and one who makes Australian music. This difference could be seen through the simplistic lens of popularity. Silverchair and Powderfinger were two of the most popular and successful bands in Australia, yet they struggled to gain any real popularity overseas. It could be argued that […]

Periscope Productions’ “The Dice House” by Lucy O’Brien

April 13, 2013


It feels odd beginning a review of The Dice House without in some way giving up the structure of the review to the dice. So I’ve assigned some aspects of the review to numbers of the dice, and hope that you enjoy the randomness with which they occur. And if you don’t, see the damn […]