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A little known Australian movie called ‘Candy’ and Tim Buckley’s ‘Song to the Siren’

Heath Ledger was at the peak of his acting prowess when he sadly departed from this great play we all take part called ‘Life’.  He was posthumously awarded the Oscar for best supporting actor in his role as the Joker

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Mandy – An art-house supernatural horror trip

Mandy was certainly a trip to the bottom of the pit. If ever there was a movie which will assuredly become a cult classic, it’s Mandy. Also, if there is such a genre as art-house supernatural horror, then Mandy would

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Crikey! ‘That’s a tough mother bleepin’ wooden door’

A fellow Aussie’s commentary on the greatest police ‘fail’ ever. Related Articles: 1. Comedy and the Ages. Lenny Bruce, Charles Bukowski and Hunter S Thompson 2. Gillette is on point 3. Movies and TV menu

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Could watching the Phantom Thread become a *new* New Year’s tradition?

What movies do you enjoy watching at New Year? The Phantom Thread is so damn good. It gets better on repeated viewings. I always felt that Paul Thomas Anderson‘s There will be Blood was a homage of sorts to Orson

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Roma – A Latino Cinematic Masterpiece (2018)

I watched Roma two days ago and I felt that as an ‘art-house’ feature it was a masterpiece. I think unless you have lived in Latin America for an extended period it may be difficult to become emotionally attached to

Posted in Movies and TV, Reflections

Moneyball and Wallstreet

One of my favourite sporting movies is Moneyball.  Those outside of the US may not have watched it or even heard of this Oscar nominated picture. It’s a movie about the adaption of innovative saber-metrics which changed how the game

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Posted in Movies and TV, Sport and Adventure

Keep On Sleeping With Ham Sarris #1 – Against Empathy (With Plaul Boom)

I am a big fan of Ham Sarris’ podcasts and this one in particular really got me thinking: If you are after more insightful podcasts by Ham, tune into the follow up podcast with Peter Jordanson:  Related Articles: 1. What

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I think Neil deGrasse Tyson just invented Intellectual Porn

Watch from 3.44 on mute… Warning the following You tube viewer comment may offend some readers: Related Articles: 1. Reflections on ‘The Many-Worlds’ Theory by Sean Carroll 2. Two Astronomers discuss Alien Lifeforms, Science Fiction Movies and Astrophysics 3. World

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The greatest cover up in history – The unheralded Robert Zimmerman

Few Hollywood insiders know that Robert Zimmerman’s nuanced acting performance in The Night We Called It a Day landed him a tonne of movie scripts. If you have seen Robert in this short music video; his manner holding the gun

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Posted in Movies and TV, Music

Did the RIO Olympics Deliver?

Just finished reading this article on BBC about Rio Olympics 2016: Did the IOC’s gamble pay off or did Brazil fail to deliver? What are your thoughts? I personally feel the Olympics didn’t pay off. Sure there are always stellar

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Posted in Movies and TV, politics, Sport and Adventure

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