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  THE CROWE THROW – READERS RESPOND
In last week’s editorial on the US$100,000-plus cash settlement made by Russell Crowe to Mercer Hotel clerk Nestor ‘Josh’ Estrada, Andrew L. Urban was critical of both the clerk and the hotel (without condoning Crowe’s phone throwing).
  THE LOVE GURU JERKS KNEES
There’s always someone ready with a jerky knee whenever a film touches religion and The Love Guru is making jerks ahead of its release. Andrew L. Urban looks at the jerks.
  THEY EFFED UP THE MERGER – BRIAN ROSEN
The Arts Minister has no vision and the Arts Department has “effed up” the merger of the three Government film agencies and is wasting millions of our dollars, says Brian Rosen, who as the last CEO of the Film Finance Corporation should know. David Tiley reports.
  TOO FEW TRUE STORIES
Wretched lives in suburban limbo, coming of age in suburban limbo, doing drugs in suburban limbo …. our cinematic storytellers need to get out more and find a wider range of engaging and appealing stories. And they are out there waiting to be told, vibrant with truth, primed with drama, sprinkled with humour, argues Andrew L. Urban
  TOO MUCH OF A GOOD THING ?
Andrew L. Urban wonders if the film industry (especially Hollywood) isn’t shooting itself in the footnote to its own balance sheet by releasing too many films. So who gains from it? (Pierce Brosnan in Tommorrow Never Dies - opens Boxing Day - is pictured.)
  TRAILERS - WE WANT OUR OWN
ANDREW L. URBAN bemoans the fact that we have to sit through all the cheesy sounding American trailers - often an offence to Australian ears, and often a disservice to the films they are flogging. We should have our own voices - and our own trailers.
  TWO MEN WENT TO WAR





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