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'Written by teens, for teens', More Than This is off to a strong start. Paramount+.
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More Than This review: sleek and sunny TV

Olivia Deeble has become Australia's youngest TV series creator with a show written during Melbourne's lockdown.

Honor Swinton Byrne plays Julia in Joanna Hogg's latest film.Image: Picturehouse Entertainment/A24.
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Film Review: The Souvenir Part II

Joanna Hogg asks us to float and drift through her films ... not least in this sequel to 2019's Souvenir.

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Film Review: The Greenhouse is cracking

This queer magical-realist drama is stylish and atmospheric, so why does it fail to impress?

Peter Dinklage exudes kilowatt charisma in this adaptation of the hit off-Broadway musical. Image: Universal Pictures.
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Film Review: Cyrano still shines brightly

Game of Thrones star Peter Dinklage offers a new take on the lovelorn hero of this enduring tragicomic romance.

Nicole Chamoon and Thomas Jane are wounded but eminently watchable in ABC's Troppo. Image: ABC.
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Troppo review: prickly and solid TV

She's rash, he's steady-handed ... the characters' spikier edges remain intact in this impressive Australian mystery.

Catwoman (Zoe Kravitz) faces Batman (RobertPattinson - a masked man against a city backdrop
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The Batman review: a return on a staggering scale

In this epic rendering, Robert Pattinson understands that both Bruce Wayne and the Dark Knight wear masks.

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TV Review: La Brea – primeval LA in regional Victoria

Australians are well represented in the cast and crew of NBC's LA-set sci-fi mystery, shot in Docklands Studios and elsewhere…

Liam Neeson lets loose in Blacklight. Image: Briarcliff Entertainment
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Film Review: Blacklight and street fights in Melbourne

Liam Neeson's latest was largely filmed in Melbourne in late 2020 when Australia’s mostly Covid-free status was a big draw.

Joaquin Phoenix and actor Woody Norman in a still from C'mon C'mon.
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C’mon C’mon review: life isn't always black and white

Mike Mill's latest film, starring Joaquin Phoenix, is a big-hearted, if sometimes flawed, affair.

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Drive My Car review: it's streets ahead

Ryusuke Hamaguchi's Oscar-nominated film is an ingenious adaptation of three unconnected short stories by Haruki Murakami.

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