MICF 2015: Reviews #13 – by Julian Callinan

Rod Quantock & Fiona Scott-Norman, Drivetime with Two Leggy Redheads Two Leggy Redheads felt like a live radio show or podcast, as Rod Quantock and Fiona Scott-Norman (with piano accompaniment by Casey Bennetto in the show I saw) sanguinely interview comedians and people who work behind the scenes at the festival, while also giving moments […]

MICF 2015: Reviews #7 – by Julian Callinan

Harley Breen, Just A Fully Naked Encounter Harley Breen has an exuberant energy that even a somewhat muted audience can’t stifle, and since the audience I was in seemed unwilling to commit to a number of his stories he had a bit of an uphill battle in getting his laughs. While ostensibly the show involves […]

Reclaiming the F Word – by Lucy Watson

Feminism. For a long time it has been a dirty word. Women too afraid to label themselves as one for fear of being called a man-hater, or ugly and bitter about not being able to get a man. But things are changing. And recently the pace has really been picking up. More and more celebrities […]

Messing with Melbourne – by Julian Callinan

Nothing breaks you out of a film faster than noticing something wrong, and when watching a film set in Australia, we Australians are likely to spot the inaccuracies more than others. In older films, it wasn’t uncommon for a jungle ostensibly in the wilds of Africa to be pierced with the laugh of a kookaburra, […]