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Magnetic Island Film Society | Dec 4th 2010
"I am love" tonight
"I am not a fan of romantic movies but, "I Am Love" (MI Film Society's movie for screening tonight at the all seasons hotel in Nelly Bay) dives into its romance with such reckless abandon and such an over the top affection for cinema that I could not resist" writes critic Beth Accomando.
Magnetic Island Film Society | Nov 2nd 2010
"The Concert" is on this Saturday
A renowned conductor of the Bolshoi orchestra, was once fired for hiring Jewish musicians. Now a mere cleaning man at the Bolshoi, he plans to gather together his former musicians to perform in Paris in the place of the current Bolshoi orchestra. That's the scenario for this week's movie presented by the Magnetic Island Film Society at the all Seasons hotel on Mandalay Ave in Nelly Bay.
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Magnetic Island Film Society | Sep 29th 2010
Visit "City Island" on Saturday night
"Melding the abundant misunderstandings of a Shakespeare comedy with the New York wit of a Neil Simon play, 'City Island' is a boisterous charmer with a big heart," writes reviewer, Allan Hunter, and 'City Island' is this Saturday night's movie to be screened by the Magnetic Island Film Society at All Seasons hotel on Mandalay Ave in Nelly Bay.
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Magnetic Island Film Society | Sep 2nd 2010
"Welcome" this Saturday
Simon (Vincent Lindon) is a swimming instructor who befriends Bilal (Firat Ayverdi), a young Iraqi Kurd trying to reach London to be with his fiancé. Unfortunately Bilal lacks the required documentation, so it looks like he might have to swim the channel. This is the scenario for "Welcome", the Magnetic Island Film Society's movie of the month screening at the All Seasons hotel this Saturday night.
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Magnetic Island Film Society | Jul 28th 2010
The Last Station on Saturday August 7
An excellent film about the last years of the great Russian author, Leo Tolstoy, is to be screened on Saturday week, August 7, by the Magnetic Island Film Society at the All Seasons Hotel on Mandalay Ave in Nelly Bay.
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Magnetic Island Film Society | Jun 30th 2010
Frozen River this Saturday
Frozen River, this Saturday night's movie, presented by the Magnetic Island Film Society, is a powerfully unflinching tale of two women, who, driven by economic hardship, form an unlikely partnership smuggling illegal immigrants across the Canadian border.
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Magnetic Island Film Society | Jun 2nd 2010
"Bright Star" plus guest film maker (and film) this Saturday
London 1818: a secret love affair begins between 23 year old English poet, John Keats, and the girl next door, Fanny Brawne, an outspoken student of fashion. This is the scenario for "Bright Star", MI Film Society's movie screening on Saturday night. But wait there's more. A guest film maker Vijali Hamilton will be attending to present, "One Woman's Pilgrimage for World Peace”
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Magnetic Island Film Society | Mar 30th 2010
The Imaginarium of Dr Parnassus
Monty Python's animation genius Terry Gilliam takes us on another roller coaster of the imagination in The Imaginarium of Dr Parnassus, the film in which Heath Ledger died half way through filming but had is role completed by Johnny Depp, Jude Law and Colin Farrell. It will also be the Magnetic Island Film Society's movie to screen this Saturday night at "all seasons" hotel in Nelly Bay.
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Magnetic Island Film Society | Feb 3rd 2010
Be "Blessed" this Saturday
"For those of us willing to be challenged and excited, BLESSED is another really fine Australian film in this anna mirabilis. ... it’s a searingly honest portrait of that most primal relationship – mothers and children," was part of ABC's At the Movies reviewer David Stratton's take on the movie that the Magnetic Island Film Society will be screening this Saturday night at 8pm at the All Seasons Resort in Mandalay Ave, Nelly Bay
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Magnetic Island Film Society | Dec 30th 2009
"The Informant": first for 2010
"The Informant! – based on the true story of an American corporate whistle-blower with a fab talent for fabulation – is a very entertaining and densely layered comedy for grown-ups with attention spans," was SBS reviewer Lisa Nesselson's take on the first movie to be screened by the Magnetic Island Film Society for 2010, on Saturday night January 9 at the All Seasons resort on Mandalay Ave in Nelly Bay.
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Tonia In reply to The ongoing price of Nelly Bay Harbour
It's 14 years since I last visited Maggy. I am shocked by Nelly Bay and saddened. It is insensitive, ugly and juxtaposed to the essence of Maggy. I embrace progress in general, but this is poorly conceived and executed. Shame.
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