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VIDEO: Bloody Idiot of the Week — Episode 16: Life is a Barton Highway

This week, we bring you amateur idiocy, as well as polished professional idiots from the smorg ...  
Screen Themes: Space Force vs Tommy

As reality TV continues to clog the airwaves, entertainment editor John Turnbull checks out a ...  
Screen Themes: Quibi — the billion dollar streaming failure you’ve never heard of

Are you looking for a new streaming platform that has bite sized bits of content perfect for ...  
Together-alone with the Morrison Government

The Morrison Government has abandoned those in the arts and entertainment industry — an indu ...  
VIDEO: Bloody Idiot of the Week — Episode 15: The Josh Friedandburnt edition

After months of trying to stay safe from idiots, we're back! And so are the idiots!  
Screen Themes: The Platform vs Bloodshot

Entertainment editor John Turnbull checks out a couple of recent releases to help you cope with ...  
COVID-19 at the movies

As COVID-19 shuts down festivals and mass gatherings around the world, how will this impact the ...  
Screen Themes – Birds of Prey vs I, Tonya         

It’s a celebration of Australian treasure Margot Robbie as entertainment editor John Turnbull ...  
Foxtel pay-TV faces slow death

Foxtel is reaching a threshold where it will have to decide if it wants to continue its proprie ...  
Inequality, class warfare and envy in the Oscar-winning Parasite

The film Parasite tells us that economic systems that create and promote inequality are bad for ...  
Screen Themes: Midsommar vs Uncut Gems

Genuine tension is a rare thing in modern movies. Entertainment editor John Turnbull checks out ...  
Screen Themes: Dolomite Is My Name vs Jay and Silent Bob Reboot

Don’t call it a comeback!  Two of the biggest comedy stars of the past few decades have new ...  
VIDEO: Bloody Idiot of the Week 14 — Bridget Jones McKenzie's Diary

As a new decade and another year roll in, so do the idiots.  
Screen Themes: Jojo Rabbit vs 1917 vs Parasite

With the recent announcement of the 2020 Academy Award nominees, entertainment editor John Turn ...  
The IA summer movie preview spectacular - part one

IA entertainment gurus John Turnbull and Dan Jensen team up to preview a dozen of the films ...  
Screen Themes: WW2K20 vs Jedi Fallen Order

It’s time to dust off the gaming console, as entertainment editor John Turnbull reviews a couple ...  
Screen Themes: Watchmen vs Batwoman

It’s time for some small-screen action, as entertainment editor John Turnbull checks out two of ...  
'Joker' is an important film that tackles mental illness head-on

As a recently-diagnosed schizophrenic, I recall feeling what I believe to be reasonable discomfort ...  

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