Sunday, 17 December 2017

Graceless dingbats



According to Luke Buckmaster, writing in The Guardian:
...the actual film is 10 times as batshit crazy as the marketing materials suggest... Swinging Safari is set in a satirical, whitebread Australian yesteryear, circa Sydney in the 1970s. Or as narrator Richard Roxburgh puts it: “A decade with too much time, too much money and too much cask wine.”

The audience are whisked into a suburban cul-de-sac, which would be quiet and peaceful were it not for the many graceless dingbats who inhabit it...


Starring an almost unrecognisable Guy Pearce and Our Princess Kylie in a pudding-bowl wig, alongside a host of Aussie character actors, a dead whale and lots of polyester, sunshine, wife-swapping and booze - I reckon Swinging Safari may turn out to be the "must-see" movie of 2018...

12 comments:

  1. JFC, I was a teenager during the 70s. some of the shit that happens in the trailer I remember happening in my own neighborhood. but my parents were squares and were not involved.

    the porn staches and the speedos are enough to capture MY attention!

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    1. I was merely a child through most of that decade, so if it was "going on" in our village, I certainly wasn't aware of it - but I certainly do remember all that nylon, that beigeness, and those mutton-chop whiskers... Jx

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  2. That looks hilarious! Definitely on my must see list now. Thanks, Jon!

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    1. And I meant to say: If only Neighbours and Home & Away were more like this!

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  3. Thanks for bringing this to our attention.

    Although I can smell the mix of body odour and polyester.

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  4. I so want to see this even if does have chirpy chirpy bloody cheep cheep in the sound track.
    I know every word by the way.

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    1. Where's your momma gone
      Little baby bird
      Where's your momma gone
      Far far away far far away-ay-ay
      Last night I heard my momma singing this song
      Ooh wee chirpy chirpy cheep cheep
      Woke up this morning and my momma was gone
      Ooh wee chirpy chirpy cheep cheep
      Chirpy chirpy cheep cheep chirp


      Positively Cole Porter-esque. Jx

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