Film review: ‘CROCK OF GOLD: A FEW ROUNDS WITH SHANE MCGOWAN’, by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

Cinema-goers would be be pretty optimistic if they expected a documentary about the brilliant but chaotic musician and Pogues frontman, Shane McGowan to be a smooth and straightforward ride, particularly as the director is frequent Sex Pistols documenter, Julien Temple.  A swirling storm of words and images stitched together from interview fragments, concert film, stock footage and even animated fantasy

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Postcard from the Cape York Peninsula

A new documentary screening Mon 27 July on NITV, Wawu Divine Hope, explores the spirit of an Aboriginal town in Far North Queensland’s Cape York Peninsula through a special annual Easter event in which the people transform their graveyard into a garden. Hear and There presenter Nathan Reynolds caught up with film’s narrator and Hope Vale resident, Shirley Costello.

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