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One l loved from the 60s,

l think 

THEY'RE A WEIRD MOB

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15 hours ago, cultfilman said:

It is not well known but Australia has been a major pioneer of the motion picture. Who is credited with the first ever full reel feature film The Story Of the Kelly Gang made in 1906? Us.  Believe it or not there is still remaining footage of this slice of movie history. https://youtu.be/vf0YNb8n9NM Six years earlier the Salvations Army's production of Soldiers of the Cross is reputed to be the world's first multi media feature film. Sadly no film footage of this pioneering masterpiece remains.

 

This is the most recent critics Top 25 OZ Films.

The Top 25

1. Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
2. Animal Kingdom (2010)
3. Samson & Delilah (2009)
4. Chopper (2000)
5. Lantana (2001)
6. The Babadook (2014)
7. The Proposition (2005)
8. Sweet Country (2017)
9. Snowtown (2011)
10. Mystery Road (2011)
11. Moulin Rouge! (2001)
12. Ten Canoes (2006)
13. Look Both Ways (2005)
14. Hail (2011)
15. The Dressmaker (2015)
16. The Dish (2000)
17. Lion (2016)
18. The Tracker (2002)
19. Noise (2007)
20. Kenny (2006)
21. Sherpa (2015)
22. Mary and Max (2009)
23. Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
24. Wolf Creek (2005)
25. Predestination (2014)

 

Interesting that there is no film on the list before 2000, they missed the rebirth of the late 60s and 70s :sad:

 

A few that I enjoyed.

 

The Cars That Ate Paris

 

Sunday Too Far Away

 

Wake In Fright

 

Mad Max 1 & 2

 

Dimboola

 

Newsfront

 

The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith

 

Breaker Morant

 

Stone

 

Forty Thousand Horsemen

 

They're A Weird Mob

 

Gallipoli 

 

Malcolm

 

Proof

 

Death In Brunswick

 

Romper, Stomper

 

Bad Boy Bubbie

 

Angel Baby

 

The Castle

 

Two Hands

 

Cosi

 

and many, many more.

 

JJ

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2 hours ago, cultfilman said:

A quiz for the movie buff. A very original Aussie 90s film.. for the title think swimming and mental health (cryptic clue)

Cosi. A great film! Toni Collette showed she could sing too.

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2 hours ago, Hergest said:

Muriel's Wedding?

 

Muriel married the swimmer in a scam and mother had mental issues.

Good deduction but no. Another hint mental inmates.

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Just now, cultfilman said:

Good deduction but no. Someone got it ..Cosi.

 

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30 minutes ago, blybo said:

Cosi. A great film! Toni Collette showed she could sing too.

well done @blybo. Wanna post one. Can we also post pics here?

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2 hours ago, Peter the Greek said:

This is a WAY better list IMO. What rock is anyone under to not list Shine or Picnic at Hanging Rock......

 

Interesting omission being Crocodile Dundee (not you @cultfilman ) the 25 list.....it'd be on mine....(flame suit on, possibly the squeal too)  

 

Moulin Rouge! does anyone actually like that film? serious question, I've not met anyone who does. Or rather, would want to watch it again.

 

What about "The Jammed"?

many thanks @Peter the Greek. Name your top 10 or 20.

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1 hour ago, Janjuc said:

 

Interesting that there is no film on the list before 2000, they missed the rebirth of the late 60s and 70s :sad:

 

A few that I enjoyed.

 

The Cars That Ate Paris

 

Sunday Too Far Away

 

Wake In Fright

 

Mad Max 1 & 2

 

Dimboola

 

Newsfront

 

The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith

 

Breaker Morant

 

Stone

 

Forty Thousand Horsemen

 

They're A Weird Mob

 

Gallipoli 

 

Malcolm

 

Proof

 

Death In Brunswick

 

Romper, Stomper

 

Bad Boy Bubbie

 

Angel Baby

 

The Castle

 

Two Hands

 

Cosi

 

and many, many more.

 

JJ

@janjuc Quite a few of those are also on my top 50. Forty Thousand Horsemen was filmed in the  same sandhills where the infamous Wanda Beach murders took place.  Just a bit of trivia. Jedda is another good old timer.  Have you seen Fever?

 

 

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 Cult films.. Turkey Shoot & Long Weekend. Latter is one of our most original flicks imho.

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Hi @cultfilman ,

 

Haven't seen Fever, but have seen the other two, used to be staple viewing at the drive in on a Friday and / or Saturday night in my late teens early 20s.

 

I left off many of the more commercial releases like Muriel's Wedding, Crocodile Dundee etc.

 

JJ

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5 minutes ago, Janjuc said:

Hi @cultfilman ,

 

Haven't seen Fever, but have seen the other two, used to be staple viewing at the drive in on a Friday and / or Saturday night in my late teens early 20s.

 

I left off many of the more commercial releases like Muriel's Wedding, Crocodile Dundee etc.

 

JJ

Me too these were good films.. but not especially my type. Sorry to say Paul Hogan's wooden acting turned me off CD. I can drop you a link of Fever if you want. I have not seen it before this week as frankly I got tired of Bill Hunter.. was in everything but a bath back in the 80s/90s. Has as many twists as an Agatha Christie mystery. Another beaut little mystery is End Play.. seen that? I can get a link of that too.

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1 minute ago, cultfilman said:

Me too these were good films.. but not especially my type. Sorry to say Paul Hogan's wooden acting turned me off CD. I can drop you a link of Fever if you want. I have not seen it before this week as frankly I got tired of Bill Hunter.. was in everything but a bath back in the 80s/90s. Has as many twists as an Agatha Christie mystery. Another beaut little mystery is End Play.. see that. I can get a link of that too.

Hi @cultfilman

 

Like your 'Baby Jane' avatar, if you leave the link in a post will be OK.

 

JJ

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Just now, Janjuc said:

Hi @cultfilman

 

Like your 'Baby Jane' avatar, if you leave the link in a post will be OK.

 

JJ

Oh yes  queen Bette. What a cult classic Baby Jane is . Have you seen the Yank mini series FEUD JJ. Ok if i call you that?  

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8 minutes ago, Janjuc said:

Hi @cultfilman

 

Like your 'Baby Jane' avatar, if you leave the link in a post will be OK.

 

JJ

Oh yes  queen Bette. What a cult classic Baby Jane is . Have you seen the Yank mini series FEUD JJ. Ok if i call you that?  

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I'd have to think too hard to order these:

1.   Picnic at Hanging Rock

2.   The Man from Snowy River (if only for the sound track)

3.   Wolf Creek

4.   Shine

5.   The Dish

6.   Crocodile Dundee

7.   Chopper

8.   Lantana

9.   Kenny

10. Priscilla

11. Gallipoli

12. The Castle

13. Babe

14. Romeo & Juliet

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What about some classic Chips Rafferty,

 

  1. Mutiny On the Bounty
  2. Bush Christmas
  3. The Overlanders
  4. The Sundowners
  5. Smiley
  6. Wake In Fright

to name a few off the top of my head.

 

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