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Scene from ‘The Curse’


‘The Curse’

Nathan Fielder directs and co-stars in an erratic comedy about the performative benevolence of a couple creating a social housing reality TV show

Image of a Korean woman whose face is being clasped by a dark shadowy figure behind her.


Korean folklore comes to Western Sydney in ‘Night Bloomers’

Plus, the infamous 1970s London haunting is recreated in ‘The Enfield Poltergeist’, queer ghost hunters unite in ‘Living for the Dead’, and more

Scene from ‘Starstruck’


ABC TV’s ‘Starstruck’

The charming rom-com’s third season delivers more emotional pay-offs as the characters develop in their 30s

Illustration by Jeff Fisher


The embolden age of Hollywood

The writers strike in America brought often solitary artists onto the streets to come together to protect their livelihoods

Image of Saoirse-Monica Jackson and Nicola Coughlan in the third and final season of Derry Girls. Image © Netflix

Troubled teens: ‘Derry Girls’

The final season of Lisa McGee’s Troubles-set sitcom marks it as one of the great coming-of-age series and a bright spot in this month’s streaming highlights

Paddy Considine as King Viserys I Targaryen

‘House of the Dragon’

In the ‘Game of Thrones’ prequel, Paddy Considine’s brilliant turn as a kindly king in a brutal world is a stand-out

Image of Diego Luna as Cassian Andor in Andor. © 2022 Lucasfilm / Disney+

Birth of a rebellion: ‘Andor’

Leading this month’s streaming highlights is a rarity in the ‘Star Wars’ franchise: a prequel that demands attention

Image of Ayesha Madon, Asher Yasbincek, Gemma Chua-Tran, Bryn Chapman Parish, Sherry-Lee Watson, Brodie Townsend and Josh Heuston in Heartbreak High. Image © Lisa Tomasetti / Netflix

Queen bees and eshays: ‘Heartbreak High’

Netflix’s reboot of the ‘90s teen drama is a fresh and joyful distillation of Sydney youth culture

Image of Sarah Greene, Sharon Horgan and Eve Hewson in Bad Sisters. Image courtesy of Apple TV+.

Death and the maidens: ‘Bad Sisters’

Sharon Horgan’s masterful black comedy series about sisters who murder their brother-in-law tops this month’s streaming highlights

Still from ’The Bear’

‘The Bear’

A fine-dining chef inherits a busy Chicago sandwich joint after a family tragedy, in this taut, fulfilling series