An exciting bookmark: Re-enchantment, coming soon to abc.net.au/re-enchantment (the link isn’t dead, it’s just not live yet). It’s an interactive documentary about the hidden world of fairytales by Sarah Gibson. If you haven’t heard about it before, you heard about it first here.
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- Bangarra: Waru – Voyage of the small turtle (Stephen Page 2021) 5 October 2022This is Bangarra's first show for children, and it was my grandchildren's first experience of live theatre. The four-year-old was right in there from the start and the two-year-old stayed focused for the whole time ('Turtle coming back?' etc). I loved it too. As a wonderful bonus, the two performers – Elma Kris, and Aba Bero, the latter […]
- Heat series 3 Number 4 (edited by Alexandra Christie 2022) 5 October 2022A fourth issue in the new, slim Heat.
- The Gulf Season 1 (Paula Boock & Donna Malane 2019) 5 October 2022A somewhat undercooked New Zealand policier, with plot holes you can drive a truck through and a final twist that defies all probability. But it's better than some recent Australian offerings, and apparently a second series is out there.
- SBS on Demand: The Australian Wars (Rachel Perkins 2022) 5 October 2022This three-parter is eye-wateringly brilliant television that makes a very significant intervention in popular understanding of what happened in early colonisation in Australia.
- See How The Run (Tom George 2022) 29 September 2022Set in 1950s London around Agatha Christie's The Mouse Trap, this isn't as funny as it needs to be. Saoirse Ronan is marvellous and the detective's naive sidekick who saves teh day, and she saves the film.
- Bangarra: Waru – Voyage of the small turtle (Stephen Page 2021) 5 October 2022
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