In light of recent events
Einstein on the beach

In light of recent events

Oslo Davis

Oslo Davis is an illustrator and artist.


In This Issue

Still from ‘Tár’

Orchestral manoeuvres: ‘Tár’ and ‘White Noise’

Todd Field’s drama asks to what extent we can separate a work from its maker, while Noah Baumbach tackles DeLillo’s best-known novel

Illustration by Jeff Fisher

The goddess of Moonee Ponds

In a temple in Melbourne, mystics, activists and feminists find common cause in goddess worship

Photograph of Oren Ambarchi

While my guitar gently bleeps: Oren Ambarchi’s ‘Shebang’

Another mesmerising album from the itinerant Australian, in collaboration with some of the biggest names in experimental music

Close-up of Uluru

Yukun’s return

The historic repatriation of the remains of an Aboriginal man murdered by a white policeman at Uluru in 1934


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Osamah Sami with members of his local mosque

In ‘House of Gods’, Sydney’s Muslim community gets to be complicated

Plus, Barnaby Joyce shines in ‘Nemesis’, Emma Seligman and Rachel Sennott deliver ‘Bottoms’, and Chloë Sevigny and Molly Ringwald step up for ‘Feud: Capote vs. The Swans’.

International Film Festival Rotterdam highlights

Films from Iran, Ukraine and Bundaberg were deserving winners at this year’s festival

Two women on a train smile and shake hands

‘Expats’ drills down on Hong Kong’s class divide

Plus, Netflix swallows Trent Dalton, Deborah Mailman remains in ‘Total Control’ and ‘Vanderpump Rules’ returns for another season

Image of a man playing music using electronics and the kora (West African harp)

Three overlooked albums of spiritual jazz from 2023

Recent releases by kora player John Haycock, trumpeter Matthew Halsall and 14-piece jazz ensemble Ancient Infinity Orchestra feel like a refuge from reality