Moonlight Cinema: The skin I live in
After finding and securing our new house in Adelaide, I was determined to have an evening of relaxation. It has been go-go-go-go for me since I touched back down in Australia so an evening of movie watching under the stars sounded like it would be just the ticket.
I’ve never been to the Moonlight Cinema in Melbourne but it’s never too late to start even if it’s in a different city. I decided to pay the Moonlight Cinema in Adelaide a visit and the movie of choice was The Skin I live In.
Moonlight Cinema is basically an outdoor cinema under the stars. You are welcomed to bring a picnic and drinks or buy pizza and cheese platters on the night. They even have bean beds and a premium section, candidly coined “Gold Grass”. Seating is free (other than in Gold Grass) and all you need to do is bring along a picnic rug or two and make yourself comfortable.
Summer is the best time for picnics!
Here’s some photos from the night:
Dinner: Burger Theory. Despite losing our beloved Grill’d, we have found a new burger love in the form of Burger Theory almost immediately. I love food trucks, especially the ones that sell food as yummy as Burger Theory does. Their prices have gone up from last year but the queue has not gotten any shorter. A more detailed review on their food to come, but suffice to say, I’d go there again, again and again.
Photo of the beeper that tells you when your order is ready. The sun was shining strongly and everything looked washed out in photos. Ah well.
A photo of the boy and myself. It’s currently my favourite photo of us despite my ugly gummy smile. Plus I do like braids on myself even though I’ve been told countless of times that they don’t suit me. Blah. This photo now sits on my phone lock screen. Hurhur.
It was an absolutely gorgeous day! So, so beautiful. Though once the sun had started saying goodnight, it did get somewhat chilly and I started regretting not bringing a jacket along. A smarter person than me would have brought along a throw or a blanket of some sort. Oh well, next time.
When we first got there, I was confused. “Where’s the screen?” was my first question as the screen was nowhere in sight. Sometime later, my question was answered. The photo here is a little small but you can see the gradual appearance of the blow up screen, complete with dramatic music. It all added to the atmosphere – charming!
The film itself was incredibly engaging. I’d highly recommend it to anybody. I was a tad worried as the boy had mentioned that some had classified it as horror but it’s not really horror. More of a thriller. Incredible. Watch it!
If you have the chance, do go check out Moonlight Cinema. It’s well worth the entry fee and I’m looking forward to December 2012 when it reopens once more!