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Chris Nelius, the director of Girls Can’t Surf, spoke with Green Left about the making of the film.

Daniel Kaluuya burning up the screen as Fred Hampton in Judas and the Black Messiah

The magnificence of the Black Panther Party and its martyed leader, Fred Hampton, are brought to life in Judas and the Black Messiah, a film with a few defects, writes Barry Healy.

February 2021 political albums artwork

Mat Ward takes a look back at February's political news and the best new music that related to it.

Isabelle Huppert peddling giant bags of hash in The Godmother

Isabelle Huppert comes to rule the Parisian hashish trade in this comedy/drama that demonstrates the casual violence of the French police, writes Barry Healy.

Nicolas Marie, Virginie Efira and Albert Dupontel in Bye Bye Morons

Bye Bye Morons is a sweet French comedy with a satirical bite, writes Barry Healy.

Ben Mortley burns down the house with Hayley McElhinney in The Cherry Orchard. Photo Daniel J Grant

Broad Australian humour in a beautiful outdoor venue combined with a great 1980s song list brings new life to Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard, in this Black Swan Theatre production showing as part of Perth Fest, writes Barry Healy.

Climate Leviathan warns that a worldwide imperial state is on the agenda, but provides no credible arguments or evidence, writes Simon Butler.

Hans Baer reviews a new book by Michael E Mann, a world-renowned climate scientist, the principal inventor of the hockey stick hypothesis and a central figure in the “Climategate” affair,

Australian sci-fi climate change movie 2067

Barry Healy reviews 2067, a thriller set in an unnamed Australian city, racked by climate change and where oxygen must be bought from a huge corporation.

In Less is More, Jason Hickel has written a readable book that seeks to promote hope rather than doom in the era of the Anthropocene or, more appropriately, the Capitolocene, writes Hans Baer.

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