Anwen Crawford

Anwen Crawford
Anwen Crawford is The Monthly’s music critic.

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Solidarity forever

Film review

Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne's 'Two Days, One Night' and Matthew Warchus's 'Pride', reviewed

Greener than the hills


Nick Drake

Music for airports

Rock music

The long decline of U2

Hit me, baby, one more time


David Fincher’s ‘Gone Girl’, reviewed

Laura Jean and kelpie

Kelpie blues

Australian Music

Laura Jean’s ‘Laura Jean’ finds the Melbourne singer-songwriter finally feeling at home

The man in the mask


Kanye West, Qantas Credit Union Arena, Sydney, 13 September 2014

A few good men

Film review

‘Felony’ and ‘Locke’ in review

Growing pains: Richard Linklater’s ’Boyhood’ reviewed


Cinema is an art form uniquely bound up with the qualities of time: time’s duration, time’s passing, time’s continuities and its elisions. There is the time it takes to make a film and the time it takes to watch it — and, most interestingly, the …

Justin Timberlake performing in New Orleans, February 2013. © Christopher Polk / Getty Images

Mr Nice Guy

Pop music

The everyman charm of Justin Timberlake