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Film Favorites: Walkabout

Nicolas Roeg was not an Australian director, nor did he have much to do with Australia for the rest of his career. But, when he wished to explore the elusive mystery of human distance and find the frightful regions of human history and modernity in what would seem to be majestic from a distance, it is no surprise that he looked to Australia as his canvas. 1,377 more words

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George Miller: Mad Max

Thirty six years later, with the release of the grandly, boisterously cinematic carnival opera of Mad Max: Fury Road, it is difficult to peer back through the looking glass and glimpse the humble origins of the Mad Max fiction. 1,176 more words

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We've Got a "Hunch" You'll Love 'Em

Looking for a companion with true old world charm? Why not adopt a gargoyle? Long beloved by cathedral visitors, now these one-of-a-kind pets can live in your very own home. 35 more words

I've Seen Things You People Wouldn't Believe

Roast beef on fire next to the pork shoulder on our iron skillet… I’ve watched tin foil glitter in the microwave next to the Anheuser beer. 14 more words

Zombie New Wave, No Budget Restrictions: Day of the Dead

Underwhelming audiences upon its release in 1985, George A Romero’s third Dead movie has in recent years undergone something of a critical revaluation, with some even wishfully claiming it a misunderstood masterpiece (probably helped along by the fact that it is, by his own admission, Romero’s favorite among the series). 1,638 more words

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