In this week’s special episode, we interview Peter Polites, the author of the debut novel, Down The Hume, published by Hachette Australia.
In this week’s podcast we watch the HBO adaptation of Liane Moriarty’s bestselling Big Little Lies, bringing Nicole Kidman realness to our eyes once more. Then we pivot into Dance Academy: The Movie, the big screen adaptation of the much loved ABC series. And finally we round out our book club with Olivia Laing’s The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone.
In this week’s podcast we read The Girls by Emma Cline. Then we keep it countercultural by watching When We Rise, a four-part miniseries chronicling American queer rights activism. And finally, we take a tour through Australian cinema history with David Stratton: A Cinematic Life.
Critical Attention is produced by Izzy Roberts-Orr, and co-presented by The Rereaders and Kill Your Darlings. In episode two, we chat to Leena van Deventer and Dan Golding, the authors of Game Changers: From Minecraft to Misogyny, The Fight For The Future of Videogames.