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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 ...  
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 ...  

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