Barry Healy

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Bosses claim the modern, flexible workplace is a wonderland of freedom and self-expression, but a new book reveals what it is really like for workers, writes Barry Healy.

Nahuel Pérez Biscayart and Lars Eidinger in Persian Lessons

Barry Healy reviews a new film about a Belgian Jew who survives the Holocaust by pretending to be Persian.

Barry Healy reviews a darkly comedic, yet deeply insightful study of the complex nuances of masculinity.

Blake returns to a washed out Earth to see if life can reproduce there

Barry Healy reviews The Colony, where devastation has overtaken Earth and the rich have evacuated the planet.

David McComb rose to fame leading the Triffids and went on to found the Blackeyed Susans. Barry Healy introduces a new retrospective film on his life and work.

Clayne Crawford, Sepideh Moafi and Chris Coy in the bleak but stunning The Killing of Two Lovers

Barry Healy reviews an intense and stunning thriller written and directed by Robert Machoian, set in the Utah mountains.

Actor Luke Hewitt in Every Brilliant Thing

Barry Healy reviews Every Brilliant Thing, a new play from Black Swan Theatre in Western Australia.

Urban organic agriculture in Havana

The COVID-19 pandemic has worsened global food insecurity. An estimated 132 million more people have been tipped into acute malnutrition since the pandemic began, writes Barry Healy.

French journalist Valentin Gendrot spent two years infiltrating the French police. Barry Healy reviews his disturbing account.

Barry Healy reviews a laid-back, feel-good (and forgettable) film starring Jake Johnson and Susan Sarandon.

Rachel Sennott and Danny Deferrari as the young student, Daielle, who is selling sex to get through

Barry Healy reviews a social satire set at a Jewish wake in New York City.

The cast of York telling the history of racist murder in the early settlement of the district

Barry Healy reviews a new play that delves into the intricate, complex and terrifying history of white settlement in Western Australia.

Gunpowder Milkshake mixes intricate fight scenes with a slick, retro, neon-inflected look, writes Barry Healy.

Tove film poster

Barry Healy reviews Tove, a film about Swedish-speaking Finnish artist, cartoonist and novelist, Tove Jansson, the creator of the popular children’s cartoon series Moomin.

Jane Hammond spoke with Green Left about her new film,  that exposes the devastation of Western Australia’s old-growth forests.

Barry Healy reviews The Last Horns of Africa, a documentary about preventing the poaching of wild rhinoceros.

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