Julie Robins

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FRINGE 2017 -LACONIC : A SHORT FILM FESTIVAL – KOFFEE INK – 4K

Laconic : A Short Film Festival featuring film and animation by emerging South Australian film makers. Presented in the intimate setting of Koffee Ink Cafe at Adelaide Oval where sofas, tables and chairs were arranged in front of a large tv screen normally used as background tv and live footage of sports events happening at …

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FRINGE 2017 – BLANK TILES – DYLAN COLE – TUXEDO CAT

Dylan Cole has either played Scrabble seriously or he must certainly have spent time around people who have.  This funny, sad, insightful show should appeal to both the Scrabble fraternity and also to those who have never touched a tile.  This portrayal of world champion Austin Michaels, and the story of the impact of Alzheimer’s …

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FRINGE 2017 – NOSFERATU – A SYMPHONY OF HORROR – MERCURY CINEMA – 4K

I had only ever seen short excerpts from this film so it was fascinating to see a full-length version of the F W Murnau movie based on Bram Stoker’s Dracula and made almost 100 years ago.  With an expert live score featuring keyboards  percussion and electronic music, this full length (84 mins) version of the …

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FRINGE 2017 – NIGHT CREATURE -NOEL LOTHIAN HALL – 4.5K

Charming performance of a modern fable based on an ancient Greek myth. This is the story of Scylla/ Cilla/ Sid, the untwinned resident of Naiad Bay, an insomniac worker in a chip shop devoid of fish.  We hear of monsters, raspberries, messages in bottles, and mysterious lighthouse keepers.  And of Sid’s eventual discovery/ losing of …

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CIRQUE NOCTURNE – ADL FRINGE 2017

Young, newly formed Adelaide troupe Cirque Nocturne are appearing at the Empyrean at Gluttony until March 5th. Aiming for a film noir aesthetic they present various circus style acts including hoop twirling, juggling, acrobatics, and trapeze.  The stand out performance is a skilled demonstration of fire twirling which is well coordinated with the music and …

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CIRQUE AFRICA – FRINGE 2017 – 5K

Cirque Africa, appearing for the first time in Adelaide, is a very professional but fresh high energy show featuring incredible athletes and musicians.  The live musical accompaniment was a wonderful constant whose timing, and that of the acrobats, was spot on. Arriving a few minutes late for this show I was amazed to find the …

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