'Wake In Fright' Is the Ignition for the Australian New Wave
24 Jan 2013 // 10:10 PM
Wake In Fright heralded the arrival of Australia on the international film scene, and it was probably inevitable that it would eventually receive its due. It was well-received at Cannes back in the day, and the French gave it a big hug, but too many others dismissed it.
'Tiara Tahiti': The Natural vs. the Immoral in a Balmy Post-Colonial Postcard
21 Jun 2011 // 4:59 PM
A carefully thrashed-out series of motivations and cross-purposes, sub-Conrad with a vein of dry satire.