Australia, the movie: by way of Pearl Harbour, John Wayne, the Australian Tourism Commission (and Baz Luhrmann)

I’m writing this hiding in the bathroom from my partner, with whom I’ve just seen Australia, the movie. She liked it and thinks I need to disclose that I don’t like mangoes, vegemite and other Australian sacred objects.

This film had everything:

Posted under Cliche watch

This post was written by @Drivelry on December 3, 2008

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At the end of the day it’s a perfect storm

The mysteries of cultural transmission are propelling “perfect storm” up the cliche charts at the moment. Presumably Mr Clooney and the 2000 movie of the same name is at least partially to blame but it’s interesting how 8 years later it suddenly seems to be catching on.

Posted under Hate pets

This post was written by @Drivelry on September 1, 2008

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