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Spider-Man star to play Jeff Buckley; Mad Bastards director developing rival Buckley biopic?

It has become very difficult keeping track of all these Jeff Buckley biopics.  Back in June it was announced two rival Jeff Buckley films were in the works. Deadline today revealed the young actor who will play the late singer in one of those films (specifically, Jake Scott’s official, family-sanctioned flick). That actor is Reeve […]

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Crazy good – Mad Bastards review

Mad Bastards – Starring Dean Daley-Jones, Greg Tait and Lucas Yeeda. Directed by Brendan Fletcher. Rated MA. By Simon Miraudo. Brendan Fletcher’s feature film debut Mad Bastards is a very human tale told with an electric vibrancy rarely found in dramas of this ilk. It lives and breathes and meanders freely, in the spirit of the […]

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Interview: Brendan Fletcher; director of Mad Bastards

Interview: Brendan Fletcher; director of Mad Bastards. By Simon Miraudo. (L-R) Lucas Yeeda (Bullet), Brendan Fletcher and Ngaire Pigram (Nella). Mad Bastards is the latest in a long string of Australian films earning their stripes abroad before returning home as reigning champions. Like Animal Kingdom before it, Brendan Fletcher’s 10-years-in-the-making outback drama played the prestigious […]

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Interview: Brendan Fletcher; director of Mad Bastards.

Interview: Brendan Fletcher; director of Mad Bastards. By Simon Miraudo. Not familiar with the name Brendan Fletcher? You soon will be. The documentary and commercial director’s debut film Mad Bastards was recently selected to play in competition at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. It will be one of 13 films from around the world (selected […]

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