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"I hope your balls turn to bicycle wheels and backpedal up your arse!" - Barry McKenzie ... Beer guzzling and sheila chasing are the order of the day when Barry (Barry Crocker) and his aunt Edna (Barry Humphries) fly off to Paris. Mistaken for the Queen (of course), Edna is kidnapped and destined ... Read more
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"There is topless nudity aplenty - shower shots, dressing shots, undressing shots - anything and everything the hormones of a raging horror/sci-fi fan could long for." - DVD Verdict ... Faced with a growing number of unemployed teenagers, the Australian government has started locking them up in a ... Read more
“If you've been nurturing the idea that a weekend's camping will kick out your urban anxieties and bring you refreshingly closer to nature, this will have you thinking again.” - cinephilia.net.au ... When a bickering suburban couple (John Hargreaves and Briony Behets) decide to camp at a remote ... Read more
“Razorback is no quickie: it's an extremely handsome production, beautifully shot by Dean Semler.” - Variety ... In a storyline ripped straight from the headlines, a giant boar goes on a killing spree in the outback, apparently claiming an animal rights activist as a victim. Her husband travels ... Read more
“This is one of the best Australian films ever made: a gripping, frightening, rollicking ride.” - In Film Australia ... The late Richard Franklin proudly wears his genre influences on his sleeve in this lively road slasher movie, which shifts gears between Hitchcock's Rear Window and ... Read more
To Shoot a Mad Dog is an insight into the making of Philippe Mora's Mad Dog Morgan, which features Dennis Hopper at his manic worst/best.Screens with Long Weekend.---D/P David Elfick TD 16mm/1976/26mins ... Read more
"It is impossible to defend Turkey Shoot, therefore it is essential viewing." - urbancinefile.com.au ... When Philip Adams declared this "unrivalled sadism and brutality" and "pornographically violent", Turkey Shoot's fate was sealed as the guiltiest pleasure in Australian film history, suited to ... Read more
Screens with Razorback.George Miller's Violence in the Cinema Part 1 was a multiple award-winner on the international film festival circuit. Print courtesy of the National Film and Sound Archive.---D/S George Miller P Byron Kennedy, George Miller TD 35mm/1971/12mins ... Read more
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