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The Descendants Opens January 12 **** Never in my wildest dreams when I watched Election did I imagine that Alexander Payne would end up at Sideways; from a stylised dark comedy about an insanely ambitious teen, to a bleakly funny odd-couple road trip, about two pretentious middle-aged guys. But when you sketch-in About Schmidt between [...]
Hugo 3D Opens January 12 ***** Cinema has been the consuming passion of Martin Scorsese’s life. Additional to his 40-year career as New Hollywood’s laureate of blinding masculine wrath, he’s the founder of dual nonprofit bodies—The Film and World Cinema Foundations—which are expressly committed to the preservation of films both classic and long-neglected. It’s surprising, [...]
The Minor Chord The all-ages rant brought to you by Indent.net.au By Janette Chan Yes I know, it’s that time again: you looked at the Field Day lineup and Sydney Festival’s Keystone Festival Bar lineup, and considered borrowing your friend-of-a-friend’s sibling’s I.D., which kind of looks like you; you’ve considered hibernating through summer and returning [...]
Posted: January 16th, 2012 under Brag 444 (January 9), Columns, Music, The Minor Chord.
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With the sun finally sweltering, and Seth Troxler playing early due to his Melbourne commitments, there was no easing into Space New Year’s Day – it was all systems go from the time we ambled through the Greenwood gates circa 1pm. Despite the absurd door policy claiming one of our cohort early – no sandals [...]
Besides the smoke machine, there’s something special in the air as Seattle six-piece Fleet Foxes take the Concert Hall stage; it’s the second day of a new year, Sydney summer is in glorious evidence outside, and a packed-out audience give the folk-rocksters a rockstar welcome. “This is absurd,” frontman Robin Pecknold murmurs shyly, before launching [...]