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The Met Opera: Marnie


Sharmill Films presents

The Met Opera: Marnie

When a compulsive thief is caught red-handed and blackmailed into marriage, the strange new arrangement might hold the key to unlock her mysterious past.

Nico Muhly’s highly anticipated Marnie, based on Alfred Hitchcock’s acclaimed psychological thriller, has its Met Opera premiere this February. Isabel Leonard stars in the title role opposite Christopher Maltman as her blackmailing husband Mark Rutland.

In cinemas 9 February for a limited time only.

Win a double pass to a screening of The Met Opera: Marnie. Enter using promo METOPERA. Competition closes Sunday 13 January.

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André Rieu


'Romantic Moments II' with André Rieu

André Rieu is raising heartbeats with his new album Romantic Moments II.

Romantic classics on the album range from ‘Strangers in the Night’, 'Sunrise, Sunset', ‘The Way Old Friends Do’ and ‘Red Roses for a Blue Lady’ to traditional songs like ‘Amazing Grace’ and ‘El cóndor pasa’, classical melodies like the ‘Vilja Song’, beloved waltzes like ‘By the Beautiful Blue Danube’ as well as music from films like ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ or ‘The Sound of Music’.

In stores now.

Win one of 5 CDs of Andrew Rieu’s Romantic Moments II. Enter using promo ANDRE. Competition closes Sunday 13 January.

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The Front Runner


Sony Pictures Releasing presents

The Front Runner

Oscar® nominee Hugh Jackman stars as the charismatic politician Gary Hart in the new thrilling drama The Front Runner.

The film follows the rise and fall of Senator Hart, whose 1988 Democratic presidential campaign was sidelined by the story of an extramarital relationship with Donna Rice.

As tabloid journalism and political journalism merged for the first time, Senator Hart was forced to drop out of the race – events that left a profound and lasting impact on American politics and the world stage.

In cinemas from 31 January.

Win an in season double pass to see The Front Runner. Enter using promo FRONT. Competition closes Sunday 13 January.


The Illusionists: Direct From Broadway


The Illusionists: Direct From Broadway

This mind blowing spectacular showcases the jaw dropping talents of five of the most incredible Illusionists on earth.

The Illusionists – Live From Broadway has shattered box office records across the globe and dazzles audiences of all ages with a powerful mix of the most outrageous and astonishing acts ever to be seen on stage.

This non-stop show is packed with thrilling and sophisticated magic of unprecedented proportions.

The Illusionists: Direct From Broadway at Regent Theatre, Tuesday 22 January, 7pm.

Win a double pass to The Illusionists: Direct From Broadway. Enter using promo ILLUSION. Competition closes Sunday 13 December.


Street Photograpgy Exhibition


Sydney Living Museums presents

Street Photography Exhibition

Street Photography is the latest exhibition at Museum of Sydney exploring the heyday of this once popular but now forgotten genre of photography.

Drawn from hundreds of private family albums, this extraordinary record of Sydney and its people during the mid-20th century is displayed alongside contemporary reimaginings by photomedia artist Anne Zahalka.

Street Photography is open now at Museum of Sydney.

Win a double pass to Street Photography. Enter using promo STREET. Competition closes Sunday 13 January.

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Street Photography Image: Unidentified couple, 1950, Martin Place, Sydney,  Ikon Studio. Caroline Simpson Library & Research Collection, Sydney Living Museums.