Turnbull isn’t the only Liberal avoiding mathematical reality
By Mungo MacCallum on the
Art Gallery of NSW celebrates the work of iconic Indigenous photographer Mervyn Bishop
By Stephanie Bishop on the
Does the playful transgression of Caryl Churchill’s ‘Cloud Nine’ still have the capacity to shock?
By Harry Windsor on the
‘Lady Macbeth’ is a cold and confronting take on the period drama
By Harry Windsor on the
‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ is a modern lesson in repression but ignores wider, more complex issues
By Elle Hardy on the
State Theatre Company South Australia updates Henrik Ibsen’s ‘A Doll’s House’ for contemporary Australia
By Jane Howard on the
Turnbull cannot ignore Abbott and hope the problem magically disappears
By Mungo MacCallum on the
Can a show like ‘You Can’t Ask That’ make us a more decent society?
By Elle Hardy on the
Briohny Doyle’s ‘Adult Fantasy’ looks at the increasingly blurred definition of adulthood in the 21st century
By Marta Skrabacz on the
Robert Dessaix’s ‘The Pleasures of Leisure’ is a 21st-century defence of idleness
By Helen Elliott on the
On Cory Taylor and her classic novel
By Benjamin Law on the
Is the factional infighting just growing pains or symptomatic of an identity crisis?
By Mungo MacCallum on the
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The return of Lorde, Frank Ocean and Radiohead live in Denmark, ‘OK Computer’ at 20, and more
By Anwen Crawford on the
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The Indigenous community spoke as one at the recent Uluru constitutional convention. “It was decisive and left no doubt about what people wanted,” writes Megan Davis in this month’s issue. It also brought “clarity and coherence to a discursive process that has rambled on for ten years”. There were some scurrilous...
Álvaro Enrigue’s ‘Sudden Death’ and the nonfiction future of fiction
By Matthew Clayfield on the
With each season, ‘Better Call Saul’ feels more like a corrective to ‘Breaking Bad’
By Adam Rivett on the
Director Bong Joon-ho on ‘Okja’, Netflix and the new cinema model
By Luke Goodsell on the
Malthouse Theatre’s ‘Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again.’ is an exciting but nihilistic condemnation of how contemporary feminism has been derailed
By Alison Croggon on the