Craig Mathieson

Craig Mathieson is the film critic for the Sunday Age newspaper and the author of five books about popular music, including 2000’s The Sell-In and 2009’s Playlisted.


Articles by this author

Has Jeffrey Tambor given the groundbreaking series its most definitive ending?
The unclear future of ‘Transparent’
Midway through the fourth season of Transparent, the elegiac television series about the ructions of a Jewish-American clan from Los Angeles, the show’s fulcrum, transgender woman...
Still from BoJack Horseman
An animated satire about an anthropomorphic former sitcom star gets surprisingly real
The unexpected depths of Netflix’s ‘BoJack Horseman’
In the latest season of BoJack Horseman, the Netflix animated streaming series about a plateaued Los Angeles celebrity’s grudging but ultimately moving self-awareness, the titular...
Marvel’s ‘The Defenders’ are here to save a medium that seems to be doing fine on its own
Superheroes on TV
In the current cultural landscape, the superhero is starting to resemble an invasive species. Nurtured in the expressive panels of vintage comic books, it spread to the American...