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Tip of the pops: ‘This Is Pop’ and ‘Song Exploder’

Two Netflix documentary series only manage to skim the surface of pop music history

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Life in isolation: ‘Nine Days’ and ‘Bo Burnham: Inside’

A comedian’s isolated self-examination is more profound than Edson Oda’s confused film about what makes a good life

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Pride and prejudice: ‘It’s a Sin’

‘Years and Years’ creator Russell T. Davies turns his attention to the despair, anger and protective humour of the gay community in HIV/AIDS-era Britain

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Eye to eye in the wild: ‘Australia Remastered’

The continent’s natural wonders – some now gone forever – are celebrated in a series that uncovers footage from the ABC’s disbanded Natural History Unit

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‘Cinematic’ television: ‘ZeroZeroZero’

Forget comparisons to cinema, TV is developing its own compelling aesthetic

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The whole follow-your-dreams thing

There’s some bite to Donald Glover’s languid, lyrical comedy series ‘Atlanta’

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Through the dark glass

Netflix’s ‘Black Mirror’ is ‘The Twilight Zone’ for our tech-obsessed times

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Where did Baz Luhrmann go wrong?

Netflix’s hip-hop drama ‘The Get Down’ squanders its potential

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Mirrors to the landscape

Cultural conflicts in Ivan Sen’s ‘Goldstone’ and the ABC’s ‘Cleverman’

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Through the windows

‘Play School’ celebrates 50 years of preschool education and entertainment