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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 ...  
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?   
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