James Gray’s ‘The Lost City of Z’
By Shane Danielsen
Lana Del Rey gets a little happier on ‘Lust for Life’
By Anwen Crawford
‘American Made’ provides more subversive smarts than you’d expect from a Tom Cruise vehicle
By Harry Windsor
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Thirty years on, what should we make of Bruce Chatwin’s song to the songlines?
By Richard Cooke
The Artful Dodgers Studios is a haven for young artists and musicians
By Jaye Kranz
‘Mischka’s War’ is a historian’s honest attempt at preserving both love and objectivity
By Emily Gallagher
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Sophia Brous assembled another magnificently eclectic program for her festival’s second outing
By Jenny Valentish
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With ‘Taboo’, Kim Scott sketches out a new way of accepting our histories, and imagining our future.
By Shannon Burns
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Joshua Green chronicles Steve Bannon’s rise to prominence – and offers an insight into what he might be capable of now
By Elle Hardy
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‘The Silent Eye’ is the latest of Amiel Courtin-Wilson’s films to resist easy categorisation
By Lauren Carroll Harris
Taylor Mac’s ‘HIR’ at Belvoir is not your average kitchen-sink drama
By Fiona McGregor
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Alzheimer’s drives the narrative of Rachel Khong’s ‘Goodbye, Vitamin’ but it isn’t the novel’s focus
By Jessica Au
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Malthouse Theatre’s ‘The Real and Imagined History of the Elephant Man’ runs the risk of erasing its protagonist
By Alison Croggon
Luc Besson discusses humanity, utopia and his latest film, ‘Valerian’
By Luke Goodsell
The second season of ‘Top of the Lake’ once again battles male sexual and psychological violence
By Steve Dow
Viewers are embracing new technology to watch shows that tap into a yearning for a pre-digital age
By Myke Bartlett
Australia’s biggest-selling author is largely unknown to contemporary readers – but that’s about to change
By Simon Caterson
Rob Brydon and Steve Coogan bring their signature banter – and talk of mortality – on ‘The Trip to Spain’
By Anwen Crawford


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