Barry Healy

Silvio Orlando as the dangerous Mafia criminal and Fabrizio Ferracane as the tough-minded guard in t

In the Italian film The Inner Cage, suspense builds as prison guards find themselves lumped together with inmates in a crumbling gaol. Barry Healy reviews.

Riccardo Scamarcio and Benedetta Porcaroli in the emotionally forceful and intelligent anti-fascist

The Shadow of the Day is a study in miniature of the Italian Fascist era’s stifling atmosphere and the costs of personal survival. Barry Healy reviews.

Joel Jackson and Mandy McElhinney in The Glass Menagerie. Photo provided by Black Swan Theatre

According to director, Clare Watson, The Glass Menagerie “is an indictment on American Capitalism that rings out with alarming urgency to our times”. Barry Healy reviews.

Kurt Vonnegut: Unstuck in Time is a glowing tribute to a great and suffering writer who exposed the core futility of US culture, writes Barry Healy.

Anita Briem as Saga, a woman discovering more about her past as she tries to reconstruct her memorie

Barry Healy reviews Quake, which gives an insight into family dysfunction and violence and how individual members come to bear the guilt of collective failures.

Where Is Anne Frank animated film

Barry Healy reviews a new animated film bringing Anne Frank’s story to life for contemporary audiences.

Namarali tells the story of Worrorra man Donny (Yorna) Woolagoodja's project to replenish and renew Worrorra tradition and pass on this knowledge to young Worrorra people, writes Barry Healy.

Kaepernick & America portrays a person of courage and commitment while revealing the racist sickness at the heart of US culture, writes Barry Healy.

Barry Healy reviews Shadow, a new film by Geelong's Back to Back theatre company, which humorously and creatively explodes conventional assumptions about people with disabilities.

Jack Lowden in Benediction (2021)

Barry Healy reviews a new film about Siegfried Sassoon, who was to become one of the great anti-war poets of World War I.

The Forger

Barry Healy reviews a new film based on the World War II experiences of Cioma Schönhaus, who was recruited into a circle of artists using their skills to create fake documents for Jews on the run.

Navalny film

Barry Healy reviews a new "fly-on-the-wall" documentary about the life of Alexei Navalny, following his sensational poisoning by Russian government agents in 2020.

Caged Birds film

Barry Healy reviews two Swiss films showing the country's extraordinary history of radical personal and political struggle.

The Last Execution film

Barry Healy reviews The Last Execution, set in the former German Democratic Republic.

Dark Winds

Barry Healy reviews a new crime series revolving around the struggles of the Navajo Tribal Police in Monument Valley, Arizona.

Ben Wishaw in This is Going to Hurt

Barry Healy reviews a new series is set in the British National Health Service, which is reeling from neoliberal funding cuts.

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