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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 ...  
Screen Themes: Joker vs The Dark Knight

It’s time to put on makeup, it’s time to light the lights; it’s time for entertainment ...  
Screen Themes: Deadwood the Movie vs GLOW (Season Three)

It’s time for some streaming action, as entertainment editor John Turnbull checks out the ...  
VIDEO: Bloody Idiot of the Week — Episode 09: Cultural sensitivity

Showcasing ignorance in all its forms – comprising bigotry, racism, sexism and unadulterated ...  
Screen Themes: Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw vs One Upon a Time in… Hollywood

Entertainment editor John Turnbull checks out the latest instalment in a movie franchise that was ...  
Screen Themes: Chernobyl vs The Boys 

It’s the sublime vs the ridiculous, as entertainment editor John Turnbull checks out a ...  
VIDEO: Bloody Idiot of the Week — Episode 08: The empathy edition

Should we just go around dishing out empathy willy-nilly?   
Understanding the booing of Adam Goodes

The film, The Final Quarter, needs to be seen by all Australians in order to appreciate that Adam ...  
Screen Themes — Spider-Man: Far From Home vs The Amazing Spider Man 2

It’s Spidey vs Spidey as entertainment editor John Turnbull checks out the latest chapter in the ...  
A tale of two footballers: The contrast of Goodes and Folau

The respective treatment of Adam Goodes and Israel Folau illustrates the moral bankruptcy of the ...  
VIDEO: Bloody Idiot of the Week — Episode 07: How good is Straya?

How good is our leadership?  
News Music Through Old Ears: Middle Rocket Neighbour Sufjan

John Turnbull checks out recent releases from indie folk singer Sufjan Stevens, Aussie trio Middle ...  
Screen Themes: Good Omens vs American Gods

John Turnbull checks out a couple of TV shows inspired by fantasy novels; the dark and gloomy ...  
Screen Themes: Avengers Endgame vs John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum

Let’s all go to the movies! Entertainment editor John Turnbull checks out two of the biggest ...  
Netflix, Foxtel and spinning the pay-TV piracy issue

Online piracy has gone down because of competition in the pay-TV sector and is not due to the ...  
VIDEO: Bloody Idiot of the Week — Episode 06: Spacing out

It's election time — that special time when the idiots really come out to play!  

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