You hear a lot about billionaires who have “conquered” Hollywood – Joseph Kennedy, Howard Hughes, Rupert Murdoch, Jeff Skoll, Steve Jobs. Not as well remembered are those billionaires who enjoyed less success in la-la land.
Introduced in 1981, 10BA allowed investors in Australian films to claim a 150% tax concession, and to pay tax on only half of any income earned from the investment. This resulted in a storied period of local cinema (Ozploitation, etc), including knock offs to rival the Italian cinema of the seventies, according to Stephen Vagg.
Everyone loves an on-screen couple. What happens though, when that couple reunites with underwhelming results? Stephen Vagg came up with a truly pointless list of his top ten favourite unmemorable teamings by famous screen couples.