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February 9, 2023

Cinema: Incredibly shrunk

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This Sunday at 4pm at the Brunswick Picture House.

There is a not-to-be missed special film event is happening at the Brunswick Picture House this weekend. Picture House favourites Benjamin Walsh and Tom Thum mesmerised us at the very first Bruns River Flicks film screening in November and owing to huge popular demand, the dynamic duo return for an exclusive one-night-only encore as they accompany and pay tribute to one of the golden age’s classic B-grade horror films – The Incredible Shrinking Man. 

Picture House co-owner Brett Haylock says the film was undeniably the hit of the inaugural Bruns River Flicks program – it’s the perfect marriage of two musicians at the top of their game with an epic film considered to be one of the best in the sci-fi horror genre. 

The peak of the Cold War flushed endless reels of mutating beings onto cinema screens during the late ,50s and ,60s. The Creature from the Black Lagoon, Ants, The Fly and The Claw were fabulous B-movie fodder for Saturday matinees. 

The Incredible Shrinking Man is just a cut above the trash and is in fact highly regarded for its drama and suspense. It’s just so much fun to gaze back at stories like this one, and even better with a super-cool amazing live score from Ben Walsh and Tom Thum.

The film has an all ages rating and it’s gong to be way too much fun – this Sunday at 4pm at the Brunswick Picture House. For more details go to brunswickpicturehouse.com.


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