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Saturday Matinee: Ghosts… of the Civil Dead

‘GHOSTS… OF THE CIVIL DEAD’: NICK CAVE MAKES PSYCHOTIC CAMEO IN HARROWING 1989 AUSSIE PRISON DRAMA By Richard Metzger Source: Dangerous Minds Director John Hillcoat (The Road, Lawless, The Proposition) made his 1989 feature debut with the gripping prison drama Ghosts…Of The Civil … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Bad Boy Bubby

In “Bad Boy Bubby” (1993), an Australian film by writer/director Rolf de Heer, Nicholas Hope gives a brilliant performance as Bubby, a man who’s been kept confined and abused physically and emotionally by his mother for 35 years. He eventually … Continue reading

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