Column Talk I

The Doric Column came to be seen as an unornamented and dependable figure of American sentimentality, like Atticus Finch or Abraham Lincoln. Harry Peter Sanderson writes.

Meeting David Stratton

Given that a film has been made him, his career, and his relationship to Australian film – I’d say reservedly comfortable. He won’t stress the point, but there’s no denying the extent to which David has dominated film culture in this country since the 1960s. Ryan Suckling interviews David Stratton.
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Review: Bad Girl

It is these universally relevant themes of family belonging, trust, and betrayal, that see Bad Girl transcend the boundary of an Australian independent film, to one capable of an international reception. Cindy Shi reviews.

REVIEW: Swing Time (Zadie Smith)

The question of identity and Aimee’s fame also aligns the novel with our cultural predilections, one of which is the crazed obsession – fueled by every media outlet imaginable – with celebrity. Ryan Suckling reviews.

My Mother’s Shoes

my mother was a woman of the 80s and embraced colour and pattern – a zebra print jumpsuit, a full-length denim skirt, and power shoulders on every coat. Ruth Thomas writes.

Hot tips from a kind of successful creative

This doesn’t mean selling out, and this doesn’t mean abandoning all morals. But it does mean looking beyond the fun parts and looking at the other, equally important parts: how to promote, how to keep track of finances and turn a profit, and how to avoid legal and moral pitfalls.

Body Image

As the weather heats up, summer fashion tends to lean towards less material. Consequently, you may find yourself seasonally inclined (or at the least encouraged by rising temperatures) to show more skin. How do summer fashion norms impact the relationship you have with your body?

Meme Obituary

Memes that stands as a monument for every past, present and future meme that will make you wish they had left you “forever alone”. Annelise Jansen writes.