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Mulholland Drive (2001) – David Lynch

This movie is often cited by critics as the best so far this century and its hard to find that a contentious opinion. Mulholland Dr is a movie I have to revisit every so often so as I feel aligned

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The Phantom Thread (2017) – Paul Thomas Anderson (Friday’s Finest)

Daniel Day Lewis (DDL) chose this movie to be the one he would end his acting career on. This farewell entourage to one of the all time greatest actors left me salivating to see something else from him again; so

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High Anxiety (1977) – Mel Brooks (Friday’s Finest)

Last week I introduced my children to a movie which had a great impact on my appreciation of cinema growing up – Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho. I made the grave error of showing them the High Anxiety parody of Psycho‘s famous

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18/5 – 23/5/21 Ignoring lab leak and ivermectin is “crime of the century” (from Livestream #80)

Welcome to Monday’s News on the March – The week that was in my digital world. The following podcast excerpt is from Bret Weinstein and Heather Heying‘s podcast about how Dr Kory’s senate hearing regarding Ivermectin had been taken down

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Chasing Amy (1997) – Kevin Smith (Friday’s Finest)

At the time this movie was released I was posted to the biggest shit-hole job one could ever hope for at Canberra’s Defence Department. I wrote a chapter about that experience, but prefer not relay it here because I might

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3/5 – 9/5/21 incl. The Big Lebowski, Ivermectin & Vaccines

Welcome to Monday’s News on the March – The week that was in my digital world. Jeff Bridges, John Goodman And Steve Buscemi Talk ‘The Big Lebowski’ In Extended Inteview | TODAY Video interview at Today Last night I received

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The Hunt (Jagten 2012)- Thomas Vinterberg (Friday’s Finest)

This Danish Drama had a big impact on me when I first saw it. It presents a most compelling moral dilemma and unveils how a small Danish village comes to terms with it. I have been fascinated with Danish culture

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Color Me Kubrick (1999) – Brian Cook (Friday’s Finest)

This film is scarcely known and I’m not sure why. It has just 35 reviews on the IMDB website. Geez Louise! I love the exuberance and frivolity of John Malkovich’s performance here. He seems to go all broke in his

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City of Stars (2016) – Justin Hurwitz

City of Stars is the third song to appear here from my favourite musical La La Land. It won the Academy Award for Best Music (original Song). The music of the song was composed by Justin Hurwitz while the lyrics

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Buena Vista Social Club (1999) – Wim Wenders (Friday’s Finest)

Director Wim Wenders and guitarist Ry Cooder team up again to present this marvellous music documentary Buena Vista Social Club. Cooder did the slide guitar soundtrack for Wender’s Paris, Texas 1984 which featured here recently on Friday’s Finest. Buena Vista

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