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- Veep Season 5 (Armando Iannucci 2016) 20 October 2021We switched to this after the horror show of Succession Series 3 Episode 1. It's just as much a horror show, but funny and we can tell ourselves it's unrealistic. This was made when Trump was first running for president.
- Succession Season 3 (Jesse Armstrong 2021) 20 October 2021Can big business really be this ruthless? I want them all to be put into intensive care until they've had a good cry. Meanwhile I watch in fascinated horror, hoping it's pure fiction.
- Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (Destin Daniel Cretton 2021) 18 October 2021This is the first Asian-led movie from Marvel Studios. I broke my resolve not to see any more Marvel movies and I'm glad I did. Everyone in the audience waited through the first part of the credits for the first add-on, and probably three-quarters endured the seemingly interminable scrolling for the final bonus. As the images of film Australia and Film […]
- Amélie (Jean-Pierre Jeunet 2000) 16 October 2021Full title Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain. Having seen this when it came out 20 odd years again we remembered nothing except Audrey Tatou's face, a general sense of whimsy, and having a bit of a sleep in the theatre. It was irritating but bearable on TV. I laughed once or twice.
- Frieden / Labyrinth of Peace (2020) 16 October 2021Switzerland in the aftermath of World War Two, facing the consequences of its neutrality – a family drama that encompasses industrial issues, \ and the handling of fleeing Nazis as well as extermination cam survivors.
- Veep Season 5 (Armando Iannucci 2016) 20 October 2021
TagsABC Alison Croggon art Australian Women Writers Challenge children's literature comics David Brooks David Malouf doggerel editing Elizabeth McMahon First Nations history Jeff Sparrow Jennifer Maiden journals Marcel Proust memoir non-fiction Novel NSWPLA Overland Pam Brown phone photo poetry Quarterly Essay science fiction/fantasy Sydney Writers' Festival The School Magazine translation
- Andy Jackson, Human Looking
- More Lies from Richard James Allen
- 500 people: Week 33–34
- Ruby Reads 27: Tashi
- George Megalogenis’ Exit Strategy
- The Prelude Progress Report 3
- Aravind Adiga’s Amnesty
- 500 people: Week 32
- Journal Blitz 9
- 500 people: Week 29-31
- The Book Group and Mark McKenna Return to Uluru
- Brian Azzarello’s 100 Bullets
- Alan Finkel’s Getting to Zero
- Zadie Smith’s Intimations
- 500 people: Week 26-28