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Review: Postcards from Morgs

Gra Murdoch

Comedy and surf flicks generally don’t mix well: there’s a long, inglorious history of ill-advised skits marring otherwise respectable productions, and so it’s a brave creative soul who dares have a crack at a full-on surf-com.

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Review: Undone

Gra Murdoch

'Undone' is not your non-stop surf action flick, but one that - gasp! - tells a story. Review by Gra Murdoch.

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Review: Outdated Children

Gra Murdoch

The subjects of Mick Waters' latest film mix childlike play with a serious commitment to the surfing life. Gra Murdoch explains.

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A Different High - Ray Collins and Jiu Jitsu

Gra Murdoch

When surfing gets under our skin, it’s so consuming that it feels – for many of us, I suspect – incomprehensible that any other activity could occupy even a fraction of that space in our lives. I can remember as a young bloke, a mate telling me that ‘there’s more to life than surfing’, and it registered as a mild betrayal and insult.