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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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Film Review: Gone Girl

Film Review: Gone Girl

| October 6, 2014

Words by Jo McTavish Director: David Fincher Screenplay:  Gillian Flynn (novel) Cast: Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris and Tyler Perry Synopsis:  With his wife’s disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it’s suspected that he may not be innocent. WE exist in a very different world to our parents […]

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Nostalgia Nights – Take 14

Nostalgia Nights – Take 14

| October 4, 2014

Words by Johnny Harkin 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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Italian Film Festival Review: Marina

Italian Film Festival Review: Marina

| October 3, 2014

Words by Jo McTavish Director: Stijn Coninx Screenplay:  Stijn Coninx, Rik D’Hiet Cast: Matteo Simoni, Cristiann Campagna, Luigi Lo Cascio Synopsis:  The true story of Rocco Granata, an Italian coal miner’s son who followed his passion for music against his father’s wishes and social barriers. THE Italian Film Festival has finally arrived in Brisbane, and it got it off […]

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At The MOvies

At The MOvies

| October 2, 2014

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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Interview: Josh Lawson

Interview: Josh Lawson

| September 30, 2014

Words by Jo McTavish MOUSTACHE Magazine recently sat down with Josh Lawson, director/writer/actor triple threat and the creative mind behind The Little Death, which explores suburban Australian relationships through sex. MM: Congratulations on The Little Death, it was such an amazing film. What was it like to write, direct, and star in a film of […]

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At The MOvies

At The MOvies

| September 25, 2014

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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Ciao! The Lavazza Italian Film Festival Arrives

Ciao! The Lavazza Italian Film Festival Arrives

| September 25, 2014

Words by Jo McTavish AS an avid film lover, I feel comfortable saying that I can find the beauty in most genres of films. There is so much celebration to be had in this art form, which is always moving and constantly leaving people in awe. One thing in particular that I really appreciate is a great […]

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Nostalgia Nights – Take 13

Nostalgia Nights – Take 13

| September 23, 2014

Words by Johnny Harkin 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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Film Review: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Film Review: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

| September 22, 2014

Words by Jo McTavish Director: Jonathan Liebesman Screenplay:  Josh Appelbaum, Andre Nemec Cast: Megan Fox, Will Arnett, William Fichtner, Johnny Knoxville (voice), Tony Shalhoub (voice) and Whoopi Goldberg Synopsis:  A group of mutated warriors face off against an evil kingpin who wants to take over New York. THE eighties and nineties provided the two generations of those decades with […]

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Giveaway: The Little Death

Giveaway: The Little Death

| September 22, 2014

 Words by Jo McTavish IF you are tired of seeing melodramatic cop stories, criminal recounting or the misrepresentation of Australian culture in our film industry, then you will be delighted to know that this week, writer, director and actor Josh Lawson (After the Credits ‘Short Film’) has the same thoughts. This week is the release of […]

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