The Marrickville Mattress Poet put in an appearance as part of the Marrickville Open Studio Trail on the weekend. This homage to Magritte was part of the Fairy Alley exhibition.
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WP Bookblog Listing
- City of Bohane (Kevin Barry 2011) 29 May 2017For the group book: a relatively frivolous book, but one with brilliant use of language .
- Le mépris / Contempt (Jean-Luc Godard 1963) 23 May 2017I thought I just didn't understand this when I saw it in the late 1960s, and it's true I didn't get a lot of the sex related signals, but part of the point is that Camille (Brigitte Bardot) doesn't explain what's going on in her head. I watched this because of Anne Carson's fascinating chapbook-essay 'Contempts'. I wat […]
- Don't Tell (Tori Garrett 2017) 20 May 2017A well made, well-written movie about a child sex abuse case in Toowoomba early this century. So good to see an Australian film that's not 'quirky', that's serious, that deals with a significant issue, and that has some moments of strong emotional power. Also, Anne Brooksbank as one of the writers. And Queensland architecture.
- Silent Witness Season 19 (2016) 20 May 2017Is it a sign of age that I can remember when Amanda Burton seemed irreplaceable as forensic pathologist Sam Ryan. It may be a little tired but it's still watchable, and Emilia Fox as Nicky Alexander has been the main female character for longer than Ms Burton ever was.
- Follow the Money (Jeppe Gjervig Gram, Jannik Tai Mosholt, Anders Frithiof August 2016) 18 May 2017Yet another Danish crime show, this time it's financial skulduggery in the renewable energy industry, with an ambitious woman who is ambivalently implicated and a male policeman.
- City of Bohane (Kevin Barry 2011) 29 May 2017
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