[ilds] cate, porn, rugby and durrell

Marc Piel marcpiel at interdesign.fr
Fri Oct 26 14:37:29 PDT 2007


I lived Moulin Rouge with visitors less than a few 
weks ago: believe me it is far from Porno: on the 
contrary, but maybe this is a cultural difference. 
(personally I found it entertaining except for an 
anglosaxon so called ventrolquist) Ha!!! Is that 
what "you" call porno???? Marc

Vittorio Celentano wrote:
> Moulin Rouge was rated PG. What do you consider "porn"?
>  
> Vittorio
> 
>     ----- Original Message -----
>     From: Richard Pine <mailto:richardpin at eircom.net>
>     To: ilds at lists.uvic.ca <mailto:ilds at lists.uvic.ca>
>     Sent: Friday, October 26, 2007 3:16 PM
>     Subject: Re: [ilds] cate, porn, rugby and durrell
> 
>     I would not be surprised if Cate Blanchett had done a porn movie,
>     that's why I didn't query it and probably why Brewster wanted to
>     know its whereabouts. But Nicole Kidman (whom I adore!) did - Moulin
>     Rouge, it was terrible!!!! but that's only my opinion. RP
> 
>         ----- Original Message -----
>         From: Denise Tart & David Green <mailto:dtart at bigpond.net.au>
>         To: ilds at lists.uvic.ca <mailto:ilds at lists.uvic.ca>
>         Sent: Friday, October 26, 2007 9:07 AM
>         Subject: Re: [ilds] cate, porn, rugby and durrell
> 
>         What porn movie?!
>             Brewster
>          
>          
>         Sorry to disappoint you Brewster but, to my knowledge Cate
>         Blanchette has not appeared in any porn movies as at the time of
>         writing. I was merely creating a fictional example of the
>         artist, in the this case an actor, doing worthy work and being
>         praised for it and doing less worthy work and being condemned in
>         the same way that some may praise LD for the Alexandria Quartet
>         and run him down for the Antrobus yarns as if worthy authors
>         always have to do worthy things.
>          
>         I enjoy reading classic texts and listening to classical music
>         but I also like watching world cup rugby and drinking beer!
>          
>         ...and speaking of world cup rugby, I was really pleased to see
>         the United States having go again; world superpower but rugby
>         minnows. I sure hope they keep at it. When I was in the US years
>         ago there was a real cult around rugby in the northeast. It was
>         great. This small group of university and college loonies
>         playing ra ra in the land of gridiron and baseball. They drank
>         lots of beer and had posters in their dorms that said
>         "Rugby players eat their dead"
>          
>         What has this got to do with LD - well I bet he played it in
>         England in his youth. No English (or Australian) private school
>         boy of that era escaped the mud, blood, sweat and appalling body
>         odour of the rugby scrum.
>          
>         I myself played until I retired hurt at the age of 7.
>          
>         As to humour, well its transports. American Comedies are popular
>         in Australia. Americans lapped up Monty Python. Many Aussies
>         don't get British humour unless its Benny Hill or Carry On type
>         stuff. As for the French - Marc tell me more.
>          
>         DG
>          
>          
>          
>         Denise Tart & David Green
>         16 William Street, Marrickville NSW 2204
>          
>         +61 2 9564 6165
>         0412 707 625
>         dtart at bigpond.net.au <mailto:dtart at bigpond.net.au>
> 
>             ----- Original Message -----
>             From: Smithchamberlin at aol.com <mailto:Smithchamberlin at aol.com>
>             To: ilds at lists.uvic.ca <mailto:ilds at lists.uvic.ca>
>             Sent: Friday, October 26, 2007 5:05 AM
>             Subject: Re: [ilds] ILDS Digest, Vol 7, Issue 11
> 
>             What porn movie?!
>                 Brewster
>              
>             In a message dated 10/25/2007 3:01:15 PM Eastern Daylight
>             Time, ilds-request at lists.uvic.ca
>             <mailto:ilds-request at lists.uvic.ca> writes:
> 
>                 Message: 1
>                 Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2007 05:33:28 +1000
>                 From: "Denise Tart & David Green" <dtart at bigpond.net.au
>                 <mailto:dtart at bigpond.net.au>>
>                 Subject: [ilds] Potboilers
>                 To: "Durrel" <ilds at lists.uvic.ca
>                 <mailto:ilds at lists.uvic.ca>>
>                 Message-ID: <001801c81674$c1169840$0201a8c0 at MumandDad
>                 <mailto:001801c81674$c1169840$0201a8c0 at MumandDad>>
>                 Content-Type: text/plain; charset="windows-1252"
> 
>                 In 1957 or ,58 Baltazar sold 7,000 copies in a month; a
>                 better potboiler n'est pas than Espirit de Corps and we
>                 would all say a better book - but then Durrell was gold
>                 at this time.
> 
>                 regarding the ownership of authors, I would say that
>                 actors fit into this theme as well. We clap approvingly
>                 when Kate Blanchette does a worthy film about 'the big
>                 issues' but cringe when she turns up in a c- grade porn
>                 movie and we are not convinced when she says "Oh well, I
>                 was curious about this genre and..mmm It was easy work
>                 for the money".
> 
>                 When I was freelancing, I would labour over features and
>                 articles for quality magazines only to be paid a
>                 pittance and then get $1000.00 for a half made up tacky
>                 story for a low brow bits and bum mag like People or
>                 Aussie Post, now defunct. Same author, different paycheck.
> 
>                 DG
> 
>              
> 
> 
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