Anthony Morris

Anthony Morris is a freelance film and television writer. He’s been a regular contributor to The Big Issue, Empire Magazine, Junkee, Broadsheet, The Wheeler Centre and Forte Magazine, where he’s currently the film editor. Other publications he’s contributed to include Vice, The Vine, Kill Your Darlings (where he was their online film columnist), The Lifted Brow, Urban Walkabout and Spook Magazine. He’s the co-author of hit romantic comedy novel The Hot Guy, and he’s also written some short stories he’d rather you didn’t mention. You can follow him on Twitter @morrbeat and read some of his reviews on the blog It’s Better in the Dark.

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Elvis by Baz Luhrmann review: it's one for the money

From humble beginnings in Memphis to the biggest musical act in the world, it’s all here in a raw onslaught…

Jurassic World: Dominion reuinites the Jurassic cast.
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Jurassic World: Dominion review – people are for eating

Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard are joined by Jeff Goldblum, Sam Neill and Laura Dern as they try to…

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ABC's You Can’t Ask That: why are bogans shown as marginalised Australians?

The national broadcaster doesn’t see 'bogans' as part of their natural viewing audience – guess it has been 20 years…

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Conversations with Friends review: Rooney's second small-screen sally

Hopes were high after the TV adaptation of Rooney's bestseller Normal People ... So how does the adaptation of her…

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Severance reflects the modern office as a toxic hellscape

Once the television workplace was sacred but, as Severance shows, our long and storied TV romance with offices is officially…

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Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness review: nearly magic

Director Sam Raimi leads Benedict Cumberbatch and other actors through a Marvel film with a number of marvellous moments.

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Why do Australian TV panel shows suck? Funny answers only

They're cheap to make and can resonate with audiences. So why do we keep getting panel shows so wrong?

The popular crime series exposes its underbelly for the first time since 2018. Image: Nine Network.
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TV Review – Underbelly: Vanishing Act

Kate Atkinson puts her best foot forward as Sydney con-artist Melissa Caddick in the latest instalment of the Underbelly series.

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Morbius review: going for bust with blood lust

Short, fast-paced, focused almost entirely on its big-name lead – how does Sony's latest superhero film stack up?

Jillian Nguyen cracks the emotional shell of Ivan Sen’s film Loveland. Image: Bunya Productions.
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Loveland review: a futuristic labour of love

Ivan Sen's new film is more an experience than a plot-driven narrative, its dramas intimate and personal.

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