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Luhrmann’s magical aborigine

(New Yorker) Whenever ‘Australia’ gets stuck, a shaman appears in a loincloth, perched atop a water tower... With zoom-out crane shots, Luhrmann has created an instant cliche: the rise to nowhere. He’s like an infant wrestling with a king-size mattress.

Rabbit-proof apology

(NYT) The Aussie PM apologized to tens of thousands of aborigines stolen from their families to ‘breed out the color’ but ruled out reparations. The Brits will never apologize to India, better to just take over the City’s banking business ;)