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Downsizing – Film Club Review

downsizing-bannerWhen offered the chance to shrink yourself and increase your wealth, would you take it? Matt Damon would, in Downsizing, a film about being faced with trying to find yourself when you’re 5-inches tall.

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Friday 13th – Our Favourite Scary Films

friday13th_blogAnother Friday 13th has come around…  Did you know that fear of Friday 13th is called Paraskevidekatriaphobia? My fear is ever having to try and pronounce that out loud!

We thought this would be a great time to put together a list of some of our staff’s favourite scary movies… Continue reading

5 Recent Book to Film Adaptations We’re Loving

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There is this idea that the book will always be better than the film, but perhaps they are just different. A book is an idea that a film can grow from, and a film can bring life to the written word; It is a marriage of creative mediums that serve each other. There is something exciting about your favourite book being turned into a film, and similarly a film can inspire you to delve deeper and read the book that inspired it!

Let’s take a look at some recent book to film adaptations… Continue reading

The Killing of a Sacred Deer – Film Club Review

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From the director of The Lobster comes this new psychological horror/drama. Based on an ancient Greek play The Killing of a Sacred Deer explores the idea of being faced with the consequences of a mistake you’re not willing to admit to and a decision that you ultimately must make…

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What’s On?!

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Did you know that libraries do more than just loan out books and DVDs? They also hold wonderful events throughout the year that help bring together, educate and entertain the community. We’ve put together a short list of some libraries across Australia and the events they have coming up. If you’d like to know more simply head over to their website, or even pop in and visit your local library and see what you find! Continue reading