television November 13, 2021

The peaks and troughs of pandemic television

Is judging psychopaths from the safety of our living rooms a way of quelling our pandemic fears?

television October 23, 2021

Our African Roots

The documentary Our African Roots uncovers the lost histories of Africans who came to colonial Australia.

television October 16, 2021

Succession, season 3

The much-anticipated new season of Succession digs further into grotesque family dysfunction – and it doesn’t disappoint.

television October 2, 2021

SBS’s Chad

Nasim Pedrad’s Chad brings an inspiring complexity to the comic gaps of adolescent awkwardness.

television September 18, 2021

SBS documentary Lost for Words

An unexpectedly joyous documentary series highlights how many people struggle with literacy every day.

television September 11, 2021


In opening up interior terrains, the survival series Alone makes other reality television look like pantomime.

television August 28, 2021

The Chair

Netflix’s The Chair finds plenty of comic targets as it explores the insidious structural harms of contemporary academic life.

television August 14, 2021

The White Lotus review

At once hilarious, savage and tragic, Mike White’s The White Lotus defies categorisation.

television July 31, 2021


Baltasar Kormákur’s eerie Netflix series Katla is an original work of poetic myth about grief, longing and guilt.

television July 24, 2021

Gossip Girl

The Gossip Girl reboot feels more like propaganda for the elite than the frothy satire it promises.

television July 17, 2021

I Think You Should Leave

Cult comedy I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson asks a simple, recurring question: how far might one go to save face?