Why have we allowed our lives to become so dominated by domestic drudgery?
- by Richard Glover
Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar is the technicolour tropical joy we all missed out on.
- by Sarah Thomas
HBO’s new docuseries, produced by the Safdie brothers, is a gritty hero’s quest in the guise of a telemarketing expose.
- by Robert Moran
Artificial Intelligence is just the latest tool with which artists explore their ideas. So why is everyone getting so het up?
- by Andrew Stephens
Ann Patchett’s latest novel is an antidote to dystopian hysteria.
- by Susan Wyndham
Platon’s artistic leanings emerged far from the centres of fame and power. From hours of quiet observation, he came to understand how the body expresses energy and emotion.
- by Tara Kenny
Angus Trumble’s account of Helena Rubinstein’s years in Australia reveals the foundation of her beauty empire.
- by Damien Woolnough
Florence Price’s orchestral work is celebrated in these new recordings by the gifted violinist Randall Goosby.
- by Annabel Ross and Barney Zwartz
Alycia Debnam-Carey and Sigourney Weaver headline a challenging but rewarding drama about the legacy of abuse and the chances of escaping it.
- by Karl Quinn
Is there still life left in album covers? A MIFF documentary traces their golden legacy.
- by Michael Dwyer