Telling tale

Garth Jones reviews The Handmaid's Tale, a story set in a near-future dystopia subsumed by a theocratic, patriarchal police state.

Braking bad

GARTH JONES As recent Hollywood legend goes, Baby Driver director Edgar Wright (Shaun of the Dead) dreamt up his film’s high concept as a student in the mid ‘90s.

Classy comeback for Spider-Man

After two film series – totalling five movies in fifteen years – and a celebrated Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) reintroduction in 2016’s Captain America: Civil War, Spider-Man: Homecoming is aptly named.

Altared consciousness

Garth Jones reports on the 'Crossing' exhibition in this month's feature, a post-secular pilgrimage through the Tasmanian midlands.

The perils of Pauline

Review by Garth Jones BOOK | THE WHITE QUEEN  |  ONE NATION AND THE POLITICS OF RACE (QUARTERLY ESSAY 65) | DAVID MARR In his seventh Quarterly Essay, The White Queen – One Nation and the Politics of Race, journali

An object of worship

REVIEW BY NICK MATTISKE BOOK | THE MARKET AS GOD | HARVEY COX | HARVARD It’s not much of a revelation to suggest that capitalism has religious overtones, or that the market has godlike qualities.

Talking Treaty: Asking for a sign

GARTH JONES On Wednesday, 9 November, more than 300 people packed Wesley Uniting Church for the Victorian Council of Churches’ Christian Perspectives on Treaty, Sovereignty and Constitutional Recognition forum.

Highway to Nell

Nell, Let There Be Robe, 2012 REVIEW BY GARTH JONES EXHIBITION | NEϟLL | SHEPPARTON ART MUSEUM The Maitland raised, Sydney-based Nell opened her eponymous show at Shepparton Art Museum (SAM) last month.

Unexpected rainbow in outback Australia

Crosslight Designer Garth Jones recently returned to his home town of Broken Hill for the Broken Heel Festival, now in its second year of celebrating Australian cult film The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.

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