The Castle – 1997 – Rob Sitch – The Last New Wave

The Castle
When I started The Last New Wave, I asked friends on Facebook what their favourite Australian film was. The one title that continued to pop up (alongside other films like ChopperBlessed and Lantana) was Rob Sitch’s The Castle. So, finally, we’ve dedicated an episode to covering this comedy ‘classic’.

It was only fair then to bring on David from Pop Culture Case Study to discuss the film, as well as Bernadette who routinely co-hosts the show as well. We discuss the film at length, touching on the cultural identity of it, as well as the effectiveness of the comedy overseas.

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Andrew has been a film lover all of his life. For a while now he's been talking about how great films are and usually that's been directly to his wife, Bernadette. Now with AB Film Review everyone else in the world can listen to what Andrew has to say to his wife. Bernadette grew up renting videos from a Plains Video. She mostly hired out Cry Baby and wore the tape thin learning the lines to the John Waters classic. After a series of arguments in the car ride home with her husband, Andrew, the two decided to record their arguments and launch them into the world for everyone to listen to.