Angus Tonkin

Angus Tonkin

Angus Tonkin is a Melbourne-based writer. He has been a regular contributor at Film Blerg since 2012.

Deadline Gallipoli

ABR Arts 14 April 2015
If ever there were to be an exception to Winston Churchill’s military aphorism, ‘History is written by the victors’, the Anzac story would make a promising candidate. One doubts that those on the ground at Gallipoli would consider themselves victors. Yet here we are, one hundred years on, celebrating the Anzac tradition with more patriotic vigour than ever. How does such a grand tradition en ... (read more)