Film & theatre

Ssangyong workers strike, inset Lee Jung-jae

Alex Salmon reviews Squid Game, a dystopian tale set in Asia's economic "miracle".

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.

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.

Afghan women in the 19070s

As a tsunami of crocodile tears engulfs Western politicians, Afghanistan's history is suppressed, writes John Pilger.

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

Filmmaker Alfred Pek's new documentary exposes Australia’s cruel border protection policy by telling the moving stories of three refugees stuck in limbo in Indonesia.

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.

A new adaptation of Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard is analogous to the contemporary Australian context, writes Janaka Biyanwila.

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

The wildly hedonistic Berlin club culture is celebrated in a new documentary, focusing on the lives of three of its most famous bouncers. Barry Healy reviews the film.

Barry Healy reviews a new film about the industrial mercury poisoning of a Japanese village and the photographer who exposed the story to the world.

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