In this week’s podcast we watch the seminal new Channel Ten drama, Sisters. Then we spread our towels out on a nice sunny spot to check out NGV Australia’s architecture exhibition, The Pool. And finally, we celebrate the cultural renaissance of the original ’90s supermodels.
Critical Attention is produced by Areej Nur, and co-presented by The Rereaders and Kill Your Darlings. In episode six, we chat to freelance writer and food critic Sonia Nair.
In this week’s very spooky Halloween podcast we watch The Untamed, Amat Escalante’s uncanny film blending social realism and body horror. Then we take a stab at the Slender Man mythos and the ‘digital campfire’ of scary storytelling. And finally we examine the past and future of Australian horror on screen, with the DVD release of Oz-horror cult classic Dark Age.
In this week’s podcast we watch Tom of Finland, a film exploring the life of pioneering gay illustrator Touko Laaksonen. Then we get pissed and paranoid in the best little town on earth with the Channel Ten miniseries Wake in Fright. And finally we examine the line between online joy and misery in our smartphone dystopia.