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Being Megan Fox
3 years ago

Being Megan Fox

Megan Fox. The name sends shivers down the spines of boys and men. Simply by writing her name, I can double the internet traffic for this article. I could double …
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Ayad Akhtar
3 years ago

Ayad Akhtar

Disgraced, winner of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, is about to open in Sydney. Paul BYRNES spoke to the playwright, Ayad Akhtar.

Ayad Akhtar is bald, handsome, confident, successful …
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Women in action
3 years ago

Women in action

By  •  Article

For a long time in movies, women had the close-up instead of the action sequence. The camera feasted on their beauty, idolised their form, valourised their suffering, but when things …
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Why are movies so bad?
4 years ago

Why are movies so bad?

By  •  Feature

In 1971, Peter Bogdanovich made The Last Picture Show, his debut film, in Archer City, northern Texas. It was based on an autobiographical coming-of-age book by Larry McMurtry, who grew …
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The Shawshank religion
5 years ago

The Shawshank religion

By  •  Column, Article

Who would have thought that the most beloved film of the last 20 years would be the story of a man ‘who crawled through a river of shit and …
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