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Film Review: Louis Theroux: My Scientology Movie

Words by Jo McTavish

Director: John Dower
Screenplay: John Dower
Stars: Rob Alter, Tom Cruise, Paz de la Huerta
Story: Louis documents his investigation into what goes on behind the scenes of the infamous church of Scientology.
THE Church of Scientology is one of the most controversial religions of the 21st Century, and for many it is consider more of a cult. Although by keeping an open mind, it can be a very interesting discovery and after countless months of learning about the Churc…

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Don't Turn The Lights Out...

Words by Jo McTavish
THE success of James Wan is no hidden secret. Ever since his debut with Saw (2004) he has since become a horror icon, delivering quality scares, especially with the internationally successful Conjuring series. This month he brings us another film, with his latest produced arm clinching and jump out of your seat story, LIGHTS OUT.
Taking over the director’s duty is first timer David F. Sandberg, whose original short film (of the same name) debuted on YouTube in 2014 and…

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Go Beyond With Star Trek

Words by Jo McTavish
IT all began in 2009 when J.J. Abrams rebooted the beloved Star Trek series, bringing a fresh and modern approach whilst paying homage to the original series. The film became a success and this month we have the latest chapter that takes James T. Kirk, Commander Spock and the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise on voyage beyond their expectations…
If you were always a fan or like me never really watched the original series, there is no denying Star Trek (2009) and Into The Dar…

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Giveaway: Swiss Army Man

Words by Jo McTavish
AS an advocate for film, I am nearly at terms with the non-existent term “original” within an industry full of sequels, remakes, adaptions and the comic book genre. Don’t get me wrong I love all of these genres but sometimes it is refreshing to see something so unheard it just has to be original and I think this month we might just have that…
Swiss Army Man marks the feature film debut of acclaimed music video directors Daniel Sheinert and Daniel Kwan, collectively kno…

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Mr Gaga: A Movement Like No Other...

Words by Jo McTavish
Director: Tomer Heymann
Screenplay: Tommer Heymann
Cast: Ohad Naharin, Tzofia Naharin, Avi Belleli 
Story: Ohad Naharin is one of the most prominent, innovative and productive choreographers in the world. The film follows Naharin between Japan, Holland, Sweden and Israel – through the …
TO say this year has been a poor year in film is something so absurd. It is not the films that are changing but the environment, dialogue and audience expectation. Although change is…

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Dear John Helps Students Achieve Screaming Potential

Dear John Helps Students Achieve Screaming Potential

| April 4, 2015

Words by Matt Huxley WHEN you think “Brisbane” the first thing that pops into your head probably isn’t going to be “drama and acting hub.” Well that’s all about to change with Dear John Film and Theatre company really stepping up their student’s acting chops in a trial of fire with the students acting in […]

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Seeing ‘71 Like You’d Never Imagine

Seeing ‘71 Like You’d Never Imagine

| April 4, 2015

Words By Jessica Testa WE are lucky in the way we are able to live someone else’s life through film. We can feel every emotion, experience traumatic, yet adrenaline-filled events and even travel back in time. This film allows us to do all of those things and more. Imagine this, you are a soldier who […]

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You Are On The Threshold Of Untold Success: Big Eyes

You Are On The Threshold Of Untold Success: Big Eyes

| March 27, 2015

Words by Tess Emmerson Director: Tim Burton Screenplay: Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski Cast: Amy Adams, Christoph Waltz, Krysten Ritter, Jason Schwartzman and Terence Stamp Synopsis: A drama about the awakening of the painter Margaret Keane, her phenomenal success in the 1950s, and the subsequent legal difficulties she had with her husband, who claimed credit for her works in the […]

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Film Review: Cinderella

Film Review: Cinderella

| March 26, 2015

Words by Shayne Travis Grieve Director: Kenneth Branagh Screenplay: Chris Weitz Cast: Lily James, Richard Madden, Cate Blanchett, Stellan Skarsgård, Holiday Grainger, Derek Jacobi and Helena Bonham Carter. Synopsis: Beatrice Prior must confront her inner demons and continue her fight against a powerful alliance which threatens to tear her society apart with the help from others on her side. KENNETH  Branagh’s live […]

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Film Review: Insurgent

Film Review: Insurgent

| March 26, 2015

Words by Tim Packer Director: Robert Schwentke Screenplay: Brian Duffield, Akiva Goldsman, Mark Bomback Cast: Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Miles Teller, Kate Winslet, Naomi Watts and Daniel Dae Kim. Synopsis: Beatrice Prior must confront her inner demons and continue her fight against a powerful alliance which threatens to tear her society apart with the help from others on her side. […]

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Film Review: Run All Night

Film Review: Run All Night

| March 14, 2015

Words by Danny Saba YOU know those movies where a lead actor redefines who the audience thought they were? This is not one of those movies for Liam Neeson. But that’s not necessarily a bad thing. Set in the familiar chaotic streets of New York we’ve come to know so well (thank you Hollywood), the […]

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At The MOvies

At The MOvies

| March 11, 2015

Words by Jo McTavish LAUGHING, crying, screaming, jumping, or simply walking out are some of the many reactions that are evoked from the magic of films. Going to the movies is my escape; a way to leave reality behind and just be entertained. As a film buff, any excuse to see, converse, or simply enquire […]

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The Blue Steel Is Back!

The Blue Steel Is Back!

| March 11, 2015

Words by Jo McTavish THE only fashion news that is going to explode in the film industry today, is the return of Derek Zoolander and Hansel who surprised everyone at the Maison Valentino show last night, announcing the sequel to their beloved 2001 comedy Zoolander. Paris Fashion Week has seen many great pieces, trends and […]

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Nostalgia Nights – Take 30

Nostalgia Nights – Take 30

| March 10, 2015

Words by Danny Saba HERE at Moustache HQ, we understand the pressures of creativity. We are forging a new culture, breaking boundaries, and constantly innovating just like our readers and sometimes the risk-taking and stress get the better of us! So, dim the lights, pour some drinks and join us as we teleport you to […]

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At The MOvies

At The MOvies

| March 4, 2015

Words by Jo McTavish LAUGHING, crying, screaming, jumping, or simply walking out are some of the many reactions that are evoked from the magic of films. Going to the movies is my escape; a way to leave reality behind and just be entertained. As a film buff, any excuse to see, converse, or simply enquire […]

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