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The BFG Movie Review

My only experience of a ‘BFG’ was the BFG9000, a weapon found in the Doom and Quake video games using an acronym that implied words that ought not be uttered by a child. Given Roald Dahl's twisted mind, I would be unsurprised to learn that he was well aware of this possible interpretation when he released his book about a ‘Big Friendly Giant’ in 1982. An animated TV version of The BFG was released in the late 80's but this time around Steven Spielberg has turned his acumen to a ...

Revolting Rhymes and Dirty Beasts at La Boite

A spectacular live show combining two of his most famous and best-loved rhyming storybooks was heralded in 2014’s was heralded as “playful and exciting” (Stage Whispers), “terrific and twisted” (Australian Stage Online) and “a treat for mums, dads and the littlies” (The Courier-Mail). A visual feast that combines a rocking soundtrack, immersive visual design, dance, shadow puppetry bringing over 40 characters to life for audiences aged 5 to 105! This return season at La ...