Category Archives: Film/TV

Jack Gleeson on Celebrity Culture

Pretty great.

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super good

 

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Okay so

Look. Here’s the thing. I know i’m hyperbolic, like as a rule, but this fucking film. It might be the best film i have ever seen. Certainly it’s the best one i have seen in the past five years. It … Continue reading

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An incomplete list of films/TV series for the first canonical #teenALLY syllabus

Top of the Lake (2013) Mud (2012) ???  

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If there is a better movie opening than this…

…it completely escapes me right now. God damn that transition to Loggins’ Danger Zone, barely concealed beneath the eagles scream of the jet engine… amazing. It’s so transparent, and it so totally works. This was such a stunning film and … Continue reading

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Wake in Fright

Happy Australia Day.

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Watch the K Foundation burn a million quid

Watching this video makes me giddy. The world seems to peel back and the ground folds away beneath you, and if you concentrate on it in just the right way, you can step through the portal, temporarily, into a zone … Continue reading

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Kazaam

Why haven’t I seen this film already?

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Jon McCalmont on Prometheus, Myths and Calvinball stories

At his consistently exceptional ‘Ruthless Culture’ blog Jonathan McCalmont has a great meta-review of Prometheus, in which he locates the film within the broader constellation of ‘myth-making’ in films and modern popular culture that is so prevalent right now. Having … Continue reading

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Television Credits

This is the second time I’ve been interviewed for GoodGame, the ABC TV’s flagship weekly videogame show, and this time they didn’t cut down the entirety of a two hour interview to one grab of me saying something about “homoeroticism”. … Continue reading

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