The Art of the Australian Insult


Smashing box office records
March 3, 2009, 11:14 am
Filed under: Ethnic Insults | Tags: ,

“At this stage we have merely suspended the screenings until we can actually get a debrief from all staff involved. I’m standing with one now and I’m looking at his swollen jaw.”

Greater Union’s general manager of operations, Robert Flynn, explaining why the chain decided to stop screening the Aussie movie The Combination after a security guard was assaulted by a patron. The movie addresses the subject of Lebanese-Australian gangs and had been screening to sell-out audiences in Western Sydney.

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