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Doctor Who, Peter Dutton and defeating real life enemies

Dutton’s new "super ministry" signals the need to ramp up the fight and defeat the Turnbull ...  
Screen Themes — Spider-Man: Homecoming vs Baby Driver

John Turnbull checks out two of the best action films currently on the big screen — comic book ...  
Screen Themes: Dream a Little Dream vs Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

Look back at two movies that helped define the 1980’s: the whimsical Dream a Little Dream and ...  
Climate science denier Marc Morano promotes discredited movie in Australia

Notorious climate science denier Marc Morano is heading to Australia to promote his discredited ...  
Screen Themes: Wonder Woman vs GLOW

John Turnbull checks out a big screen action blockbuster and small screen character study that ...  
Screen Themes: The Mummy and the dire state of the Dark Universe

John Turnbull has some troubling news about a couple of new horror movies.  
Screen Themes: John Wick Chapter 2 vs Hunt for the Wilderpeople

What could an action movie about an unstoppable killer and family flick about an overweight Kiwi ...  
Screen Themes: Dear White People vs American Gods

John Turnbull checks out the controversial Dear White People and the deeply weird American Gods ...  
Screen Themes: The Fate of the Furious vs Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

John Turnbull reviews two new blockbusters: the latest in the Fast and the Furious franchise and ...  
Screen Themes: Legion vs Riverdale

JT takes a look at two new TV shows: mind-bending superhero drama Legion and teen murder-mystery ...  
Screen Themes: T2 Trainspotting vs Terminator 2 Judgment Day

John Turnbull compares the long-awaited sequel to cult hit Trainspotting to Terminator 2.  
French Film Festival 2017 and the cultural-political divide (Part 2)

Follow the money — why accurate political representations of modern day France are absent from ...  
French Film Festival 2017 and the cultural-political divide (Part 1)

The French Film Festival's depiction of a compassionate and egalitarian France is a far cry from ...  
Screen Themes tech review — Apple TV vs Telstra TV

John Turnbull checks out two of the most popular content streaming devices currently available.  
Screen Themes — Hard Target 2 vs Kickboxer: Vengeance

John Turnbull checks out sequels to a pair of Van Damme “classics” and the much-maligned world ...  
Screen Themes — Ten movies to watch in 2017

Entertainment editor John Turnbull takes a look at ten movies worth checking out in 2017.  
Before Kardashian Inc there was Zsa Zsa and the Gabor Sisters

On the passing of Zsa Zsa Gabor, Tess Lawrence reminisces about her life and the time they spent ...  
Screen Themes — Trolls vs Doctor Strange

As school holidays approach, we take a look at a couple of big screen blockbusters — animated ...  

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