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Review: North By Northwest

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Classic movie hits the stage Alfred Hitchcock’s classic 1959 spy thriller North By Northwest has hit the Adelaide Festival Centre stage to rave reviews. From New York to South Dakota, journey across America in this lightning paced thriller that mixes glamour with espionage for an unmissable show. Every twist, every thrill, every hairbreadth escape from Hitchcock’s original genius work is retained for this stunning new stage adaptation from director Simon Phillips and adapted for the stage by Carolyn Burns. Starring acclaimed actors Matt Day in the leading role of man on the run, Roger O. Thornhill and Amber McMahon as femme fatale Eve Kendall, North by Northwest is a gripping night at the theatre. Read our full North By Northwest review here. Celebrating France Celebrate life, summer and the best of French culture over one weekend, magnifique! The program features an eclectic program of music, theatre, dance, food, wine, art, fashion, film and family. The three-day festival runs from January 11-13 and will feature 67 international and 60 local artists. For program details visit the Adelaide Festival Centre website at www.adelaidefestivalcentre.com.au Summer movie vibes Plenty of exciting movies have been released for the summer school holidays, so sit back in the cool of the cinema and feast on these with the kids: Mary Poppins Returns: In the sequel to the 1964 classic, Mary Poppins (Emily Blunt) returns to the Banks household in a spectacular new story. Directed by Rob Marshall this vibrant, charming and whimsical sequel lives up to the hype. Emily Blunt is pitch perfect as Mary Poppins. Bumblebee: Here we find out about Bumblebee’s origins and it’s a thrilling ride. This blockbuster has a solid storyline, heart and plenty of car robots fighting each other. Take a ride with Bumblebee, it’s transforming. How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World: The final movie in this series lives up to the hype. Based on Cressida Cowell’s books it’s an exciting and heartfelt ride. Hiccup and Toothless share a wonderful bond.
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