Gang of girls (Bande des Filles) is Girlhood‘s French title, but for its English-speaking release the film’s team cleverly decided to position this as a riposte to 2014’s Boyhood. While I haven’t seen that film, I’m now more curious about how it compares to Girlhood given the wildly different worlds they create. Continue reading Girlhood (2014)
Right from the geometric simplicity of this film’s opening credits, I had fallen completely under Hitchcock’s spell. Though I didn’t know it, this sequence of rapidly moving lines and objects that metamorphose Continue reading North by Northwest (1959)
I’ve set myself a new challenge to deal with two problems.
One is just a personal gripe, the kind that only matters to your inner nagging voice: Continue reading Homework
This article was published by The Vine on 7 August 2014
The government has (thankfully) abandoned their changes to the Racial Discrimination Act, but don’t think the battle for free speech is over. Continue reading A guide to free speech in Australia, post-Brandis
This article was originally published on The Monthly blog on 11 June 2014
Far from the squalid conditions on Manus Island and the death of Reza Berati, Sydney threw open its galleries in March for the nineteenth installment of its Biennale, which closed on 9 June. Continue reading The Biennale Boycott