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Philippe Mora's Mad Dog Morgan, a violent true story and a 70's classic that forever changed the way international audiences saw Australian cinema, is being released in a two-disc limited edition DVD set on November 24 from Troma. Dennis Hopper (Easy Rider, Apocalypse Now) plays Mad Dog Morgan, Australia's most notorious criminal, with all the bravado that turned him into the decade's most radical screen icon. Critics at the Cannes Film Festival praised Mad Dog Morgan and awarded it the John Ford Memorial Award for Best Western before it became a worldwide hit. The new two-disc set includes the shocking uncut version of Mad Dog Morgan (with graphic violence previously censored in North America!), That's Our Mad Dog (a conversation with writer/director Philippe Mora and Dennis Hopper), a rare radio interview with Mora, new interviews with crewmembers, a locations featurette, and more! One of the inaugural films of the Australian New Wave, »
Few (if any) radio shows could ever claim to challenge the legendary status of the late John Peel's The Peel Sessions on the BBC's Radio 1. Having first discovered them myself while sifting through the import CD racks of several long-gone indie record shops throughout the midwest, these little gems were live performances from some of rocks biggest names along with many underground legends and true sonic innovators.
Never afraid to break the mold while exposing listeners to new genres, Peel was a vocal supporter of the Grindcore movement, inviting several then-unknown now-legendary bands to perform in his studio from 1987-1990. Now, Earache Records has acquired the rights to release many of these performances in their entirety for the very first time.
Collected in Grindcore Madness At The BBC, this 3Cd set is a monster - boasting a massive 118 tracks from Napalm Death, Carcass, Bolt Thrower, Extreme Noise Terror, Heresy, »
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2 items from 2009
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