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Big-name cast members Bryan Brown, Jack Thompson elevate Moth Effect

Big-name cast members Bryan Brown, Jack Thompson elevate Moth Effect

Bondi Hipster Nick Boshier and stand-up comic Jazz Twemlow tackle the big issues of our times with a cast including Brown, Thompson, David Wenham and Miranda Otto.

  • by Bridget McManus

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From Succession to The Newsreader, here are 16 shows to watch next

From Succession to The Newsreader, here are 16 shows to watch next

The remainder of 2021 has no shortage of promising shows and welcome return seasons. Here are the best to watch out for.

  • by Craig Mathieson
What’s wrong with the ABC’s once-mighty Q+A, and how to fix it
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What’s wrong with the ABC’s once-mighty Q+A, and how to fix it

The departure of host Hamish Macdonald after 18 months has prompted questions about Q+A’s future - and an opportunity to get it right.

  • by Karl Quinn
Naomi Osaka makes four-hour Olympics opening ceremony slog worth it

Naomi Osaka makes four-hour Olympics opening ceremony slog worth it

The oddest surprise of the Tokyo opening ceremony? That would have to be the video montage featuring none other than Caboolture’s own Keith Urban.

  • by Neil McMahon
Detective Julien Baptiste returns, the toll of dark work writ large

Detective Julien Baptiste returns, the toll of dark work writ large

The 2014 thriller The Missing was a surprise success, especially for Tcheky Karyo, whose quiet detective has spawned a spin-off series now in its second season.

  • by Debi Enker
As the hapless Strop, John Cornell was the walking definition of mateship

As the hapless Strop, John Cornell was the walking definition of mateship

On television, Paul Hogan played with matches and Cornell’s gentle fool always tried to extinguish the flames.

  • by Michael Idato
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Presenting the Olympic Games is a privilege, and a mountain of work

Presenting the Olympic Games is a privilege, and a mountain of work

For Hamish McLachlan, the thrill of presenting the Olympic Games takes second place to the daunting statistics of 339 gold medals and 206 Olympic committees.

  • by Ben Pobjie
Sexy Beasts adds an outrageous layer to the ‘blind love’ dating show

Sexy Beasts adds an outrageous layer to the ‘blind love’ dating show

Netflix’s new dating show hides participants’ faces behind prosthetics worthy of The Masked Singer but is there a lie in its “love is blind” gambit?

  • by Caity Weaver
Sexy Beasts takes deep dive into shallowness, comes up comically short
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Sexy Beasts takes deep dive into shallowness, comes up comically short

Netflix’s latest reality dating show claims to be an antidote to superficiality, but first impressions can be misleading.

  • by Karl Quinn
New Amsterdam on 9Now
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New Amsterdam on 9Now

Stream this heart-wrenching medical drama for free.

Naomi Osaka on Netflix captures a troubled star at her most vulnerable
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Naomi Osaka on Netflix captures a troubled star at her most vulnerable

This three-part documentary is all about the quiet moments of reflection off court for the first Asian player to be ranked number 1 in the world.

  • by Karl Quinn