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An open letter to the AACTA: vote for Gary Waddell or I will burn your houses to the ground

An open letter to the AACTA: vote for Gary Waddell or I will burn your houses to the ground

The King is Dead! star Gary Waddell has been nominated for an AACTA Award. It would be a damn shame if voters didn't recognise his incredible performance.

Pure Shit: an almost — but not quite — forgotten Australian classic

Pure Shit: an almost — but not quite — forgotten Australian classic

The story of how the racy Australian drug drama Pure Shit was created and released is worthy of a film itself. There are heroes and allies, like director Bert Deling, our courageous protagonist, and author Bob Ellis, described by Deling as “a champion of the film from day one.” Then there are villains, such as […]

Interview with Bert Deling, director of Pure Shit

Interview with Bert Deling, director of Pure Shit

2009 shall henceforth be known as the year in which forgotten Australian classics were resurrected from the brink of obscurity. In ’09 Ted Kotcheff’s dusty outback thriller Wake in Fright finally gets a cinema and DVD release along with director Bert Deling’s slighter but nonetheless notable Pure Shit, a racy drug drama about heroin addicts […]