It says on the back that it ‘is to be worn at all times during the 2013 festival’. It doesn’t get me into any movies, but I’ll try to keep you informed about what it does get me into.
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- Untitled 18 November 2018Jd Mercurio creates terrific TV. This series about a former soldier working as a personal protection officer (PPO) for a politician is excellent. A main character is killed at the midpoint and the series survives with flying colours.
- Shoplifters (Hirokazu Koreeda 2018) 18 November 2018A Japanese movie about a chosen family of poor people living under the radar. A perfect antidote to an overdose of slick US cinema and TV.
- Overland 230 (Jacinda Woodhead 2018) 8 November 2018In days when the most of the media is adjusting to a world in which Trump and Scott Morrison are normal,, and even Mark Latham joining Pauline Hanson's party seems almost reasonable, cracking open an Overland is a blessed relief.
- Faahrenheit 11/9 (Michael Moore 2018) 7 November 2018I guess it was good to see this as the results of the 2018 midterm elections were coming thorough. It's much less smart-alecky than the poster's image of a big-bottomed golfer Trump setting off a nuclear explosion suggests. I found its coverage of resistance to Trumpism, especially among working people, unionists and young people, reassuring. I […]
- The Missing, Season 2 (Harry Williams & Jack WIlliams 2016) 2 November 2018The first season dealt with a little boy who went missing. This time a girl who was abducted years ago turns up, having escaped from her abductor. It's very creepy, as doubts arise about whether she is who she says she is.
- Untitled 18 November 2018
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- November verse 6:
- Emma and the Book Group
- November verse 5: To be done
- November verse 4: Our new home, soon
- Moreno Giovannoni’s Fireflies of Autumn and November verse 3
- November verse 2: Time’s arrow
- November Verse 1: The Second of November
- Judith Beveridge’s Sun Music
- Laura Tingle’s Follow the Leader
- Richard Denniss’s Dead Right
- History repeating
- Alice Walker’s Chicken Chronicles
- Sarah Winman’s Tin Man
- Marija Peričić’s Lost Pages
- Sue Lawson’s Freedom Ride