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Wake In Fright (1971)

Wake In Fright (1971)

John Grant is a handsome young teacher from Sydney whose comfortable middle-class existence has taken a bit of an unexpected turn. The financial bond he signed with the government in exchange for his teaching degree has forced him to accept a post in a tiny outback school and life is just…well, a bit shit. Stuck … Continue reading

Iron Angels 2 (1988)

Iron Angels 2 (1988)

Sometimes you just need to skip the original and jump straight to the sequel. I read about this little Hong Kong gem in  Cinema Sewer vol 4, where Robin Bougie sang its praises. Seeing as I have next to no experience of Hong Kong action films, it was as good a place to start as … Continue reading

The Apartment is awesome…movie-wise

The Apartment is awesome…movie-wise

I went to see Billy Wilder’s 1960 classic The Apartment the other day. It’s a film I’d seen a fair amount of times before and I do own it on DVD…somewhat bizarrely, it’s an official Chinese release that I once found on the streets of London. Anyway, I’d never had the pleasure of seeing it … Continue reading

Lars and the Real Girl (2007)

Lars and the Real Girl (2007)

I’m going through a bit of a weird phase at the moment. I spent the last couple of years watching pretty much nothing apart from exploitation/horror films and now all I want to do is watch sappy love stories. I’ve been meaning to watch Lars and the Real Girl for years, but with a movie-watching … Continue reading