To do: Counter culture, Hunter S. Thompson, space.

  • Tonight (Mon 30th): Jean-Luc Godard’s documentary about sixties Western counter culture SYMPATHY FOR THE DEVIL features the Rolling Stones heavily and shows at The Astor. [Astor]
  • Wed 1st: Cinematheque shows some old comedies: Ernst Lubitsch’s SHOP AROUND THE CORNER from 1940 and 1920’s EROTIKON. [Cinematheque] Arthouse doco double at the Astor – GONZO: THE LIFE AND WORK OF DR. HUNTER S. THOMPSON and Guy Maddin’s MY WINNIPEG. [Astor]
  • Thu 2nd: The oh-my-god it’s brilliant SUMMER HOURS from Olivier Assayas opens at select art house cinemas. [www.summerhours.com.au] Also the La Mirada Film Festival (curated in part by Almodovar, Woody Allen and Penelope Cruz) begins. [lamirada.org.au]
  • Sun 5th: 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY at the Astor. Pretty much the only way to see this film. [Astor]
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