television August 13, 2022

Killing It

A masterful comedy series takes the American dream and reveals its human cost in consistently surprising ways.

film August 13, 2022

Melbourne International Film Festival 2022

MIFF boasts some treasures in the depths of its 2022 program.

visual art August 13, 2022

Ultra Unreal

An exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art creates new myths for a new technological world.

film August 6, 2022

Jordan Peele’s Nope

Jordan Peele’s latest film, Nope, harks back to Spielbergian spectacle as it explores the exploitation of pain.

visual art August 6, 2022

Where Lakes Once Had Water and Rhythms of the Earth

Where Lakes Once Had Water and Rhythms of the Earth illustrate the tensions between Indigenous and colonial ways of knowing.

dance August 6, 2022

Victory Over the Moon

Nana Biluš Abaffy’s Victory Over the Moon is a capricious but promising work that explores the paradoxes of conflict.

festival July 30, 2022

Illuminate Adelaide

In its second year, Illuminate Adelaide is putting the art into spectacle.

music July 30, 2022

Surrender by Maggie Rogers

Maggie Rogers’ new album Surrender explores the spiritual seduction of giving in.

visual art July 30, 2022

Like a Wheel That Turns

The Macfarlane Commissions at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art is a fascinating tour through what painting is now.

music July 23, 2022

Lizzo’s Special

Amid the relentless individualism of pop music, Lizzo’s new album – for all its blithe tastelessness – comes as a breath of fresh air.

exhibition July 23, 2022

Handmade Universe

Handmade Universe at State Library Victoria highlights how the contributions of women to science and art have often been overlooked or forgotten.