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Latest Movies & Streaming Reviews

Your CV-19 Streaming Guide – What to Watch During Our Communal Home Detention

On the hunt: There’s action and impressive VFX aplenty in the Star Wars series ‘The Mandalorian’. Reviewed below: Hunters; Morning ...
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Moody local drama delivers strong performances but a weak third act

Moody thriller: Laura Gordon stars as a traumatized woman in ‘Undertow’. UNDERTOW **1/2 (95 minutes) MA A woman traumatized by ...
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Polished cliches lead to moving finale in the uplifting dramedy ‘Military Wives’

Giving voice: Sharon Horgan and Kristin Scott Thomas star in the comedy-drama ‘Military Wives’. MILITARY WIVES *** (112 minutes) M ...
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‘Queen & Slim’ – a politically charged road movie with four flat tyres

Road to nowhere: Daniel Kaluuya and Jodie Turner-Smith star in the road movie ‘Queen & Slim’. QUEEN & SLIM * ...
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Latest Video Interviews

What Becomes of the Cancelled Comedian? – Case Study #1: Andrew McClelland

“Throughout winter I guess I’m gonna be on Centrelink and hustling wherever I can. Maybe I’ll go back to K-Mart ...
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What Becomes of the Cancelled Comedian? – Case Study #3: Chris Ryan

“Look, my dad’s favourite saying is: ‘Don’t waste a crisis’.”- Chris Ryan Just three years into her rising comedy career ...
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What Becomes of the Cancelled Comedian? – Case Study #2: Yianni Agisilaou

“In an industry which almost exclusively relies on live performance, that income stream’s just completely gone.” – Yianni Agisilaou Seasoned ...
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Feeling ‘Undertow’ – writer/director Miranda Nation discusses the meaning and making of her debut feature

‘Undertow’ writer/director Miranda Nation. Undertow began life as a 2013 short film called Perception. Miranda Nation filmed it in 2017 ...
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Latest Articles & Commentary

Oscars 2020 – Asian talent reigns but being hostless, woke and way, way long leaves viewers cold

Cow man: Joaquin Phoenix gives a shout out to cows while accepting his Best Actor award for ‘Joker’ at this ...
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The films of 2019 – the good the bad and the perfectly watchable

Why so serious?: ‘Joker’ showed Hollywood how counter-intuitive filmmaking can work. Here’s a quick run-through of the films that stood ...
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2019: A GREAT YEAR FOR AUSTRALIAN FILMS

Riding high: Teresa Palmer as Michelle Payne in ‘Ride Like a Girl’, the biggest Australian film of the year. As ...
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Keith Haring & Jean Michel Basquiat – Crossing Lines preview

Video coverage of the media of Crossing Lines, a major exhibition featuring the work of Keith Haring and Jean Michel ...
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Latest Comedy

What Becomes of the Cancelled Comedian? – Case Study #1: Andrew McClelland

“Throughout winter I guess I’m gonna be on Centrelink and hustling wherever I can. Maybe I’ll go back to K-Mart ...
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What Becomes of the Cancelled Comedian? – Case Study #3: Chris Ryan

“Look, my dad’s favourite saying is: ‘Don’t waste a crisis’.”- Chris Ryan Just three years into her rising comedy career ...
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What Becomes of the Cancelled Comedian? – Case Study #2: Yianni Agisilaou

“In an industry which almost exclusively relies on live performance, that income stream’s just completely gone.” – Yianni Agisilaou Seasoned ...
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