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THIS WEEK AT THE ASTOR - RARE PRINTS! (MELB).

Classics galore this week at The Astor, one of Australia’s only repertory film houses, and the most exquisite. Housed in the original building that opened in 1936, the art deco film palace still screens 35mm and 70mm whenever possible and have an incredible 4K projection system. 222 more words

Classics

TITANIC - FOR THE LAST TIME IN 70MM (MELB)

The grand old Astor Theatre in Melbourne Australia is just about the last place in Australia that is equipped for 70mm presentation, and we believe is the last place that actually still does doen under. 429 more words

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A VERY GOTHIC ANNIVERSARY (MELB)

Monday July 21st at 7:30pm is a bit of a must see Double Feature at Melbourne’s exquisite Astor Theatre. 2014 sees two anniversaries for comic book fans, and we’re celebrating with a special Double Feature. 280 more words

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LEGENDS IN 35MM AT THE ASTOR (MELB)

The beloved Astor Theatre in Melbourne Australia continues to screen 35mm when it can (our readers in other countries might not know, but the junking of rare prints by clueless film distributors down under is common practice – prints are treated as ‘surplus’ rather than important links to cinema heritage) so it is advisable toi get on down to the art deco film papace and see them while thir still accessible. 187 more words

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CELLULOID LIVES AT THE ASTOR! (AUS)

Quite possibly one of the greatest repertory cinemas in the world, Melbourne’s Astor Theatre is always fighting an uphill battle when it comes to celluloid. Unbelievably, Australian film distributors prefer to junk their prints once the cinema run is over or rights expire, treating the precious art form as surplus. 207 more words

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MIYAZAKI & TATI SHOWCASES AT THE ASTOR (AUST.)

Australia’s finest repertory theatre (and one of the best in the world) is The Astor Theatre. Opened in 1936, it is the last single screen art deco theatre in the country still running movies and continues to champion the projection of 35mm and 70mm prints. 180 more words

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