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FOR WEEK BEGINNING
MARCH 1, 2016
There are a few surprises in store
for you during March 2-4, bringing
unexpected money your way. You're
thrilled by such events, as well as by
lively interaction with friends. Practical
considerations dominate March 3-6 as
you deal with the daily rituals of career.
Taurus seems to know how to handle
an unstable situation involving your
career path or life direction during
March 2-4. You also benefit from the
kindness of others then. It's all about
getting your ideas out there into the
open during March 3-6 and it seems
that this is the right time to get an
With the lucky trends operating during
March 2-4, you seem to have cause for
celebration. Some of Gemini's goals
will be unexpectedly attained with
amazing speed. There seems to be a
higher number of financial outgoings
during March 3-6, perhaps as a result
of paying your bills: this seems to be a
regular monthly thing.
Friends and family are assistive and
supportive in your career ventures
during March 2-4, delighting and
encouraging you in your endeavours: a
touch of excitement colours your days.
Cancerians really feel like mixing with
other people during March 3-6, as the
tides of life seem to take you in this
You'll be stunned at opportunities
that emerge during March 2-4, in
relation to your studies, travel, or an
advantageous legal position. Good
fortune favours Leo then. Leonine
minds are on the fundamentals of the
job during March 3-6, as you work out
the best and most efficient way to get
things done. Challenges prompt your
line of thinking.
There's an exchange of money during
March 2-4, indicating purchasing
and selling activity: this could be an
impulsively generated situation, so you
need to be quick on the uptake. You'll
feel like doing some earthy activity
during March 3-6, perhaps giving vent
to your practical creative talents.
Vivacious, exciting people make
themselves present in your life during
March 2-4, luring you into fascinating
activities. You tend to enjoy and
benefit from such experiences. Being
a homebody has its advantages, which
you'll recognise during March 3-6.
You'll enjoy the quick pace of work-
related activities and the variety of
experiences brought your way during
March 2-4: you are challenged to find
innovative solutions. March 3-6 seem
to be consumed by organisational
activities and the practicalities of daily
living, like how to get from one place to
another or choosing the right words.
A quick game is a good game: that's the
philosophy you embrace on March 2-4,
as you engage in recreational interests.
Sagittarius won't be missing any
action. Sagittarians tend to be
financially motivated during March 3-6
as opportunities await to make and
spend money. Extra input seems to be
coming from another person.
There are many aspects that
Capricorn will enjoy in the changes
to their domestic situation during
March 2-4: variety is the spice of life
then. Someone catches your eye during
March 3-6, making for interesting
exchanges. This is because you are
emotionally primed, which is detectable
beyond your normal reserve.
The brevity of a situation
takes your breath away during
March 2-4; ensuring there'll be plenty
of interesting encounters that excite
your imagination. Aquarians will
probably seek the help of others during
March 3-6 as unforeseen problems
necessitate external assistance.
Practically speaking, there seems
Ensure that there are no hidden
problems attached to these situations.
Pisceans are able to get a wonderful
creative exchange going during
March 3-6 making for mutually
beneficial and enjoyable times.
Hobbyists may also find a little extra
cash coming their way.
© ALISON MORONEY, 2015 | ASTROLOGER@ALISONMORONEY.COM
FILM REVIEW: TRUMBO
Hollywood dream unravels
Bryan Cranston in Trumbo.
The big screen
Hollywood's dream factory is
renowned for creating make-believe
that shimmers on cinema screens.
During Senator Joe McCarthy's
House on Un-American Activities
Committee communist witch-hunt
during the 1950s, Hollywood
blacklisted key figures, including
Dalton Trumbo, Hollywood's most
successful scriptwriter at the time.
As he says himself, Trumbo made
up stuff and shaped the make-believe.
Placing words on a page was not the
Trumbo and his fellow writers
joined the Communist Party in the US
as a reaction to the rise of fascism in
post-World War II Europe.
That made them dangerous in the
eyes of the US government.
Powerful Hollywood figures, such
as John Wayne and poisonous gossip
columnist Hedda Hopper, believed
communism threatened the very
foundations of American life.
They condemned innocent people
for their political beliefs.
Against a backdrop of the Cold War
with Russia and its Communist
underpinnings, Trumbo found himself
out of a job and labelled as a traitor.
The irony of the situation is that he
continued to write movie scripts, using
pseudonyms, for which he won
It took the courage and willpower of
actors such as Kirk Douglas and
director Otto Preminger to challenge
Wayne and Hopper and overcome the
In the meantime, many people were
damaged in the battle for freedom of
Sticking to their beliefs came at a
cost as many of the people caught in
the nets of the House Un-American
Committee lost their jobs, marriages,
and, in some cases, committed suicide.
The film highlights how a small
group of people, who abided by their
beliefs regardless of the consequences,
overcame, at personal cost, the
tyrannical intentions of powerful
The film also answers the question
of what fuels artistic expression. In
Trumbo's case, he relied on cigarettes
and booze with a side order of
Trumbo unravels the Hollywood
French culture centre stage
Julien Rappeneau's Rosalie Blum
starring Nomie Lvovsky.
Say bienvenue to the 2016 Alliance
Francaise French Film Festival
opening in Canberra on Thursday at
Palace Electric Cinemas, New Acton.
Artistic director Emmanuelle
Denavit-Feller has sourced a truly
thrilling line-up of 48 titles.
And with so much on offer, a multi-
film pass is a smart move for
The 27th Festival highlights include
opening night film Rosalie Blum.
Julien Rappeneau's enchanting
directorial debut is warm and witty.
The film's themes of fraternity, love
and the need for human connection
deliver a timely reminder of the best
that French culture has to offer.
Also look out for special event
screenings, the first of which is First
Growth, a March 10 screening with the
added fun of wine and cheese tasting
as well as live music.
On March 17 La Belle Saison is
hosted by the embassies of Belgium
and Switzerland, and the High
Commission of Canada.
And, 50 years on from its first
release, the festival closes on Tuesday,
March 29, with Contempt. Jean-Luc
Godard's 1963 film features the
legendary Brigitte Bardot and remains
an adored contemplation of the
corroding effect of the film business
on those who aspire to raise it to the
level of great art.
Latest survey results just in...
of Canberra home buyers surveyed
Source: ACA Research survey results (February 2015)
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