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Critical Attention Episode 6: Sonia Nair

November 8, 2017

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.

The Rereaders Episode 82: Halloween Special! The Untamed, Slender Man and Oz-Horror

October 31, 2017

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.

The Rereaders Episode 81: Tom of Finland, Wake in Fright and Smartphone Dystopia

October 24, 2017

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.