I think this FILM tugged at the thread of my unravelling sanity. I've lost it. I was genuinely moved by BIRDEMIC. Lord help me.
You can hear it all on the latest TOTAL REBOOT
I'd never even heard of this film before, but on an upcoming episode of The Mitchen they got me to put together some of my favourite "Food Movies" and Mitch Orr brought this up to me as the one that amped him up the most as a young chef.
This movie is so up my alley. Another entry in the great tradition of one hectic night in New York set in the world of fine dining and pre-9/11 mob affiliation.…
I maybe hadn’t seen this for nearly twenty years. It’s reputation as the great Australian classic proceeds itself. And probably the reason why I hadn’t revisited it. I think I had this fear that it would be terribly uninteresting because it’s the most revered comedy from a country who’s mainstream audiences seem to be more often than not so fucking regressive in their comedic taste.
But, thankfully, in this instance Darryl Kerrigan would have the opportunity to tell me that…
If INCEPTION was Nolan's take on THE MATRIX, this is his take on TERMINATOR.
I've got reviews coming out for this on ABC Radio National and The Mix on ABC later this week.
The strong start of this film promises a contemporary take on le Carré with an intriguing science fiction twist. I think Nolan almost expresses some really difficult concepts in a really succinct visual way but falls short by overcomplicating everything and overloading us with exposition.