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1917 (2019) and Gallipoli (1981)- Friday’s Finest Special Edition

I saw the almost universally praised war-film 1917 in the cinema this week. While I discuss this movie I want to compare and contrast it to Peter Weir’s Australian movie Galipoli.  1917 like Gallipoli is set in World War 1

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The Mosquito Coast – Peter Weir (1986)

Today on ‘Friday’s Finest’ we feature another compelling yet underrated Peter Weir film about the mysteries and forces of nature. The Mosquito Coast has just 6.6 on IMDB and 76% critic rating on Rotten Tomatoes. It was also a commercial

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Picnic at Hanging Rock 1975- Peter Weir (Friday’s Finest)

On Fridays I intend to post about relatively obscure movies which deserve in my estimation more widespread appreciation. They might be art-house, foreign or low budget films or a combination of all three. I have already posted about many films

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