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Content Sponge #4

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  So Zeitgeisters, I finally got some time to catch up with a number of shows that have been consuming memory on my Korean Teevo.  Here are my reviews. Howzat! Kerry Packer’s War (Nine Network) Despite its naff title this Channel 9 drama turned out to be surprisingly good. This is no slight on the […]

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Content Sponge #3

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Welcome to the third of my semi-regular Content Sponge! posts where I write about the telly, films and (sometimes) books I have ingested lately. TELEVISION Doctor Who (Seasons 1-4/2005-08) I have deeply disliked Matt Smith as the latest Doctor and his poorly conceived adventures (Spitfires flying in space, multi-coloured Daleks, various stupid hats, pointless babbling) so much, […]

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Harry Brown (2009)

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Set in modern-day Britain, HARRY BROWN is one man’s journey through a chaotic world where teenage violence runs rampant. As a modest, law abiding citizen, Harry Brown lives alone in a flat. When his only friend is killed, Brown reaches his breaking point and decides to get revenge. He is a retired marine who had […]

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Clash of the Titans (2010)

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Perseus (Sam Worthington) is a man born of the gods. The god Zeus is his father and human Danae is his mother. There is a struggle between the gods. Perseus leads a dangerous mission to defeat vengeful god Hades (Ralph Fiennes) before he can seize power from Zeus (Liam Neeson) and unleash hell on earth. Director […]

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Bran Nue Dae (2009)

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It’s the summer of 1969 and young 16 year old Willie (Rocky McKenzie) lives in the idyllic old pearling port Broome, in the North of Western Australia. He fishes, hangs out with his mates, and occasionally, his girl Rosie (Jessica Mauboy). However his mother Theresa has great hopes for him and she sends him back […]