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A Delectable Smorgasbord of Poetry: Peter Boyle launches 'A Patch of Sun'

A Patch of Sun, edited by Philip Porter, Luke Fischer and Kit Kelen, was launched by Peter Boyle on August 7 at Rubino’s Café, Willoughby NSW. 1,550 more words

Australian Poetry


Many filmmakers over the years have tried to make films out of Hunter S. Thompson’s books but the first completed effort did not surface until 1980 with… 2,077 more words

Film Review

Monster's Ball (2001)

A series of rather contrived tragic events bring together an ex-corrections officer and the widow of a man he had a hand in executing.

Monster’s Ball is a thoughtful and well-written drama of finding redemption in breaking with the destructive influences of the past. 143 more words


'Hardcore': Another underrated Paul Schrader classic from the 70s

A particular scene in Paul Schrader’s Hardcore  has George C.Scott’s Jake Vandorn character approaching a porn movie producer with a proposition: He wants to invest $50,000 in one of these movies. 495 more words


While You Were Sleeping

There’s so much I want to say about “While You Were Sleeping (1995), I don’t know where to start. When I finally saw it, 19 years after it came out, it was a revelation. 68 more words

Movie Reviews

Young Frankenstein

Ashamed of his family history, Fredrick Frankenstein (Gene Wilder, and it’s pronounced Fronk-un-steen) attempts to distance himself from the work of his infamous grandfather, but finds the pull too great when he inherits the family estate in Transylvania and discovers his ancestor might have been onto something. 743 more words



"You're supposed to protect us! You're the
police! It's your job! Where are your men?"
- Rudd
Dir: Peter Hyams
DoP: Stephen Goldblatt
Year: 1981… 50 more words