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Kewley in conversation with SUPERMAN’S MARGOT KIDDER

Posted by Jeremy - October 18, 2014 - MC
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On Friday October 17th a big crowd arrived (some in full costume!) at The Astor Theatre for a special screening of SUPERMAN THE MOVIE with special guest, Canadian actress Margot Kidder who played Lois Lane in the 1978 film classic. Kewley hosted the night and spent an hour in conversation with Ms Kidder before the film […]

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Fun at THE ASTOR

Posted by Jeremy - August 29, 2014 - General, MC
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Kewley continues to host special screenings at THE ASTOR THEATRE, with recent screenings of both THE BLUES BROTHERS and THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW. On Friday August 1st Kewley (as Jake) and Ned Schloeffel (as Elwood) returned to pump up the audience before the screening of THE BLUES BROTHERS. And on Friday August 29th Kewley […]

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Hosting at ACCREDITED Trade Show

Posted by Jeremy - July 25, 2014 - General, MC
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Every July since 2005 Kewley has been the host of the annual ACCREDITED DISTRIBUTORS TRADE SHOW. And on Friday July 25th he was there again at the massive Accredited warehouse in Dandenong where Australia’s confectionery, snack and beverage suppliers showcase their products to a wide and varied range of customers. Owners of Milk Bars, Independent Supermarkets and Convenience Stores from all over Victoria […]

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Kewley presents ALIEN: The Director’s Cut

Posted by Jeremy - July 4, 2014 - MC
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US actor Tom Skerritt was the special guest at a screening of The Director’s Cut of ALIEN at Melbourne’s Art Deco Astor Theatre on Friday July 4th. Kewley introduced the film, and it’s leading man, to an appreciative crowd of around 800 people, and then ran a fascinating Q&A with the now 80 year old […]

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ZOMBIES!

Posted by Jeremy - May 25, 2014 - MC
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On Saturday May 24th Kewley hosted a ZOMBIETHON at The Astor Theatre. The 4 hour event (9pm – 1am) was part of the 31st Annual St Kilda Film Festival. An enthusiastic crowd, all dressed up, watched the Australian zombie-themed short films KILLER ZOMBIES (1986), I LOVE SARAH JANE (2008), HOME (2010) and PERISHED (2011), along with over 40 […]

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ROCKY HORROR returns

Posted by Jeremy - May 16, 2014 - MC
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THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW was back at the The Astor Theatre on Friday May 16th. Once again Kewley (as “The Narrator”) hosted the special screening, assisted by Ned Napier as “Brad”, Zak Marranin as “Dr Frank-N-Furter” and Nick Cotton as “Rocky”.

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2001 in 2014

Posted by Jeremy - April 11, 2014 - MC
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Kewley hosted a special screening of Stanley Kubrick’s 1968 masterpiece 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY at The Astor Theatre on Friday April 11th. In attendance were the two stars of the film, Keir Dullea and Gary Lockwood who Kewley interviewed on stage before the screening. The film screened in 70mm and 6 Track Magnetic Stereo Sound to […]

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AUSTRALIA DAY AMBASSADOR to Darwin

Posted by Jeremy - January 26, 2014 - MC
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On January 25th, Kewley arrived in Darwin in the Northern Territory to fulfill his duties as an Australia Day Ambassador. On the evening of Saturday 25th he was the special guest at the Australia Day Gala Ball at Darwin’s SkyCity Casino, where he gave his first address to the huge crowd which included The Honorable […]

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Getting the BLUES at THE ASTOR

Posted by Jeremy - January 10, 2014 - MC
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Friday January 10th 2014 saw Kewley back at The Astor Theatre in St Kilda for a screening of the classic 1980 John Landis movie THE BLUES BROTHERS. In front of a packed house – on a hot night – Kewley (as ‘Jake Blues‘) was again joined on stage by young Ned Napier (this time as ‘Elwood […]

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Happy New Year at THE ASTOR

Posted by Jeremy - January 1, 2014 - MC
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Kewley spent December 30th and December 31st 2013 at the fabulous ASTOR THEATRE (opened in 1936 and the last remaining single-screen ‘picture palace’ in Melbourne) hosting screenings of two camp classics. On Monday December 30th he was joined on stage by young NED NAPIER before the screening of the 1966 classic BATMAN where, in character, […]

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