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Inside the Hawke-Keating Government _ A Cabinet Diary By Gareth Evans - because it seemed like a good idea at the time!

Inside the Hawke-Keating Government
A Cabinet Diary
By Gareth Evans

Published by Melbourne University Press
RRP $49.99 in hardback
ISBN 9780522866421

This is a departure from the normal military history fare …. 477 more words

Australian History

The Action Bracket: Bout 6 - Taken Vs The Raid

***Spoilers for both films are throughout this post***

This whole action bracket thing felt like such a good idea back a few months ago when i was in ned with nothing to do, i didnt realise how tough and time consuming watching and analyzing 16 films would be! 3,007 more words


Friday Night Movie Recommendation: The Raid 2

Well, I promised something awesome for today and it doesn’t get much more awesome than this. When I wrote the review for The Raid: Redemption, there was a lot of confusion as to whether or not that was the original or the sequel. 779 more words


Friday Night Movie Recommendation: The Raid: Redemption

I was still debating what to recommend you guys this Friday night when Gary over at The Critical Critic mentioned that he thought this week’s… 665 more words


With "The Raid 2", Gareth Evans Establishes the Action Franchise of the Decade

A sequel to a great film has to find a Goldilocks zone between two guaranteed recipes for failure. Should the sequel exploit the success of the original and attempt to re-tell the same story, it will feel derivative and add nothing. 911 more words


Gareth Evans on the Deng Xiaoping diet: "Four puppies a day"

Ask anyone who knows: dogs are tasty as heck. I am a product of western taboos, I count several handsome dogs among my friends, and I probably wouldn’t get stuck into a plate of what the Chinese fondly refer to as “earth mutton” under ordinary circumstances—at least any more than I already have. 1,019 more words