Kill Devil Hills @ The Indi Bar

March 12, 2009

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11th March 2009

The Indi Bar is still doing a cracking job of keeping its gig guide top secret. It was only thanks to a hand written notice pinned to the local supermarket’s community notice board that I was alerted to the fact that the Kill Devil Hills were playing last night. Read the rest of this entry »


Danny Boyle: Slum and Slummerer

March 11, 2009

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I’m not sure why Danny Boyle’s films have gotten progressively dumber over the years. In some ways his career has followed the same trajectory as former PM Tony Blair. Both Boyle and Blair debuted on the world stage in the mid-’90s, and like Damien Hirst, Noel Gallagher and the rest of the coke-fueled Brit-pack, they managed to surf the Cool Britannia tsunami for all it was worth. Read the rest of this entry »


‘Ninja’ kangaroo terrorises family in bed

March 10, 2009

Not a bird, or a plane, but a kangaroo has crashed through the bedroom window of a Canberra family’s home before terrorising its unsuspecting occupants. Read the rest of this entry »


Fup Duck Costumed Heroes

March 6, 2009

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Watchmen @ Greater Union Megaplex, Innaloo

Hurrah! For the first time in a long while I actually enjoyed a movie at my local cinema. Greater Union Innaloo managed to start Watchmen at the advertised time, focus the projector and get the sound working – all simultaneously! Oh, and the movie wasn’t half bad either. Read the rest of this entry »