Arts & Letters

‘The Dry’ directed by Robert Connolly

Eric Bana stars as a troubled investigator dragged back to his home town in a sombre Australian thriller

‘Jack’ by Marilynne Robinson

History and suffering matter in the latest instalment of the American author’s Gilead novels

Ready steady gone

The passing of its figureheads underscores pop music’s waning influence on personal identity

Citizen plain: ‘Mank’

David Fincher’s biopic of Orson Welles’s collaborating writer favours technique over heart

‘Lurid Beauty: Australian Surrealism and Its Echoes’

NGV Australia, Melbourne (until 31 January 2016)

Read about it

Deconstructing a decade in Frank Bongiorno’s ‘The Eighties’

Ideas disguised as history

Chris Bowen’s ‘The Money Men’ and the ideal treasurer

Blank space

Grimes’ puzzling ‘Art Angels’

Close encounter

Five days with David Foster Wallace in ‘The End of the Tour’

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