Terrence Butcher is a freelance writer and film festival aficionado. He holds a B.A. in Liberal Arts from Antioch University, and an M.A. for Screenwriting/Film Studies at Hollins University. Previously he has written for The Pasadena Weekly and Forefront. Among his special areas of cinematic interest are mockumentaries, 1970s New Hollywood, international releases, low-budget horror, documentaries on film history, and anything LGBT-related. He has been a staff writer at Pop Matters since 2008. He currently resides in a leafy, historic suburb of Los Angeles.
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.