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Animal kingdom

Camp family drama? Sort of
James Frecheville and Guy Pearce
Directed by David Michôd

When I think of Australia I think of “Once were warriors” by Lee Tamahori, “Shine” (1996), “Ten Canoes” (2006), Mike Tyson’s Maori tattoo, the bush, and, kangaroos. And so it was with an eagerness for discovery that I watched David Michôd’s “Animal Kingdom,” set in Melbourne in the 1980s. There’s grittiness in the way “Kingdom” was lensed: in fact, tint-wise it looks like a movie made in the ... more >