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Racism, Reviews & Reports

Cleverman: Political television at its best

Cleverman: Political television at its best

Cleverman has been touted as a game changer for Australian television even before it has aired. It’s easy to see why. With its 80% Indigenous cast, high quality production values and clear analogy to current political issues, nothing quite like it has ever been created on these shores. The setting is somewhere in the near future, six months after the super-strong ‘hairypeople’ have outed […]

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Film review: The Big Short

Film review: The Big Short

The Big Short is a Hollywood comedy about some of the people involved in the US housing market collapse that triggered the Global Financial Crisis of 2007-08. Sounds terrible, huh? But it’s not. It’s excellent. Director Adam McKay goes to great lengths to explain details of Wall Street trading that most […]

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Film Review: What the Hunger Games has taught us

Film Review: What the Hunger Games has taught us

The release of Mockingjay Part 2 – the final instalment of the Hunger Games series – is the most anticipated film this summer. It is clear that the series has struck a chord with the current generation of young people like no other. The timing of the series’ book and […]

Australia & NZ, Reviews & Reports

Book Review: Lindsay David’s Australia: Boom to Bust

Book Review: Lindsay David’s Australia: Boom to Bust

“Lindsay David published his book in April of this year, called Australia: Boom to Bust, yet no journalist or reporter in the domestic media will review it. The only coverage has been a solitary article in the St George and Sutherland Shire Leader. Nonetheless, on Amazon Australia, over the last […]