Film & theatre

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.

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.

Prey

Delmar Terblanch reviews Prey, an authentic, collaboratively-told story of warriors in the Comanche nation — and a prequel to the 1980s' blockbuster, Predator.

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.

Alex Salmon reviews Elvis, Baz Luhrmann’s new biopic which explores the life and music of the global cultural icon known as the “King of Rock ‘n’ Roll”.

Bolivia solidarity protest in Sydney on November 17.

Stephen Coates reviews Fue Golpe, which chronicles the coup that unfolded in Bolivia in November 2019 against the country’s elected president Evo Morales and the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) government.

Top Gun Maverick 2022

The link between the entertainment industry and the military industrial complex has never been more evident than in the promotion of the latest offering in the Top Gun franchise, writes Binoy Kampmark.

Mama film by Xun Sero

Tamara Pearson spoke to Xun Sero, a filmmaker from Mexico’s southern Chiapas state on the release of his new film, Mamá, which premiered in Mexico this month.

Protesters gathered around the country, in response to a call out from Yuendumu Elders, to demand police be prohibited from taking guns into remote First Nations communities and justice for Kumanjayi Walker. Isaac Nellist and Chloe DS report.

Meltdown: Three Mile Island shows just how close the 1979 accident at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant came to being a calamity on the scale of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster, writes Alex Salmon.

Julian Assange is being held at Belmarsh, Britain’s most secure and infamous prisons, and crushed by judicial procedure. But, as Ithaka shows, in his supporters, he has some vestigial reminders of a life outside, writes Binoy Kampmark.

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.

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