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Trashing the West Wing

Luke Savage doesn’t much like the West Wing (TWW). Or so I gather from his article in Current Affairs. I’m fine with that.

But to criticize a body of work, particularly a very complex work that stretches out over seven years, a critic really needs to find a place to stand. 1,536 more words


March to Default

From Acting Man, by MN Gordon

Style Over Substance

“May you live in interesting times,” says the ancient Chinese curse.  No doubt about it, we live in interesting times.  1,194 more words


Jaeger Movie Reviews: The Great Gatsby (2013)

Director: Baz Luhrmann

Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan, Joel Edgerton, Isla Fisher, Jason Clarke, Elizabeth Debicki, Jack Thompson and Amitabh Bachchan

Plot: New York, 1929. 1,028 more words


Dragon's Lair (Arcade) is the Retro Game of the Week for 19 September, 2016

Released: 1983
Publisher:  Cinematronics
Developer: Advanced Microcomputer Systems
Platform: Arcade
Genre: Interactive movie
Played on: Daphne emulator, keyboard

Oh, where do I begin on this one? 634 more words

Food for Thought Entry No. 1: When style overtakes substance

Lately I’ve been ruminating on the state of Melbourne’s brunching “industry”.

I guess back in the days when cafes in Melbourne were few and far in between, things were much simpler. 594 more words


The Cult of Personality.

I appeal to you, brothers, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree, and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be united in the same mind and the same judgment. 1,018 more words