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WHAT'S ON: Old — a holiday not worth the trip

A group of holidaymakers are trapped on a beach where time is accelerating the ageing process ...  
MOVIE OF THE WEEK: Gunpowder Milkshake — revenge served sweet

An assassin is forced into a situation where she becomes the guardian of a young girl while being ...  
MOVIE OF THE WEEK: Black Widow — sisters are doing it for themselves

Super spy Natasha Romanoff discovers that the organisation behind her conditioning is still active ...  
Screen Themes: Nomadland is Easy Rider for the 2020s

John Turnbull checks out the multi-Academy Award-winning film Nomadland and its similarities to ...  
Changing deals may impact Foxtel and Stan in Australia

There have been some developments in the USA in the past week that might affect Foxtel — and ...  
Screen Themes: Nobody vs Mortal Kombat

In the wake of the least-watched Oscars in recent history, entertainment editor John Turnbull ...  
Screen Themes: Soul vs Ex Machina

Entertainment editor John Turnbull checks out a couple of movies that examine the concepts of soul ...  
Screen Themes: The Stand vs American Gods vs WandaVision

It’s a three-way dance of supernatural drama as entertainment editor John Turnbull checks out ...  
Oscars controversy over allowing countries to hijack Holocaust history

A Variety review of an Oscar-nominated film dealing with the Holocaust has branded it as Serbian ...  
Screen Themes: The Dry vs Wonder Woman 84

The silver screen or the convenience and safety of streaming? Entertainment editor John Turnbull ...  
#3 TOP IA STORY OF 2020: Foxtel pay-TV faces slow death

The Murdoch stranglehold over Australian media was, as ever, a popular topic on IA during 2020 ...  
Farewell to 'Picnic at Hanging Rock' screenwriter Cliff Green

The Australian film and television industry has lost one of its luminaries, Picnic at Hanging Rock ...  
Screen Themes: The Boys vs Schitt’s Creek

As the U.S. Election competes with COVID-19 to fill our TV screens with doom and gloom, entert ...  
Screen Themes: Marvel’s Avengers vs Assassins Creed — Odyssey

Australians spent over $1 billion on in-game purchases last year. Long-time gamer John Turnbull ...  
Screen Themes: Hamilton vs Eurovision Song Contest — The Story of Fire Saga

You can’t stop the music, nobody can stop the music as entertainment editor John Turnbull checks ...  
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 ...  

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