theatre December 4, 2021

As You Like It

The MTC’s production of  As You Like It is burdened by heavy direction and a preponderance of song.

games December 4, 2021


The new Australian game Unpacking  is an intimate experience of domestic realism.

architecture December 4, 2021

The quiet glamour of 52 Reservoir Street

The peacock dress of a new office building in Sydney’s Surry Hills belies its ingeniously modest design.

theatre November 27, 2021

Julius Caesar

Kip Williams’ bold and devastating production of Julius Caesar brings the 21st-century media machine into a study of political rhetoric.

film November 27, 2021


Julia Ducournau’s Palme D’Or-winning film Titane gives horror a high-octane twist.

visual art November 27, 2021

Found and Gathered

In the NGV Australia exhibition Found and Gathered, Rosalie Gascoigne and Lorraine Connelly-Northey reveal the richness of debris.

music November 20, 2021

The Solution Is Restless

Joan As Police Woman’s latest album is animated by legendary Afrobeat drummer Tony Allen, recorded shortly before his death last year.

film November 20, 2021

The Power of the Dog

Flawed but utterly mesmerising, Jane Campion’s The Power of the Dog demonstrates her mastery of filmmaking.

visual art November 17, 2021

Family: Visions of a Shared Humanity

In Family: Visions of a Shared Humanity at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, video artists explore the racial politics of colonial diasporas.

visual art November 13, 2021

In the fibre of her being

A poignant Western Sydney exhibition demands we pay attention to visions that women have long made material.

games November 13, 2021

Far Cry 6

Games such as Far Cry draw on colonial histories but seldom move beyond the imperial gaze.