Lynden Barber laps up a rom-com based on ambitious young opera singers.
Lynden Barber explores how electricity blackouts on TV match with real life.
Lynden Barber compares a new UK comedy series about an actors’ agency and its French original.
Lynden Barber finds the dark shadow of the Ukraine invasion hovering over this month’s film and TV.
Lynden Barber finds Australian elements increasingly popping up in streaming TV.
Lynden Barber surveys the TV fashion for holiday stories, where exotic settings add some visual appeal, and characters are pushed out of their comfort zones.
Lynden Barber surveys some of the top films in cinema over the holiday period.
In November's On Screen column, Lynden Barber recommends a Tom Hanks maritime thriller, a Netflix drama on domestic abuse and a crazily scattergun Romanian film satire.
In this month's column, Lynden Barber recommends two police series and the ABC's drama on the 2019–2020 Australian bush fire emergency.
In this month's column, Lynden Barber surveys a beautiful yet brutal slave drama and a well-crafted thriller.
Lynden Barber surveys a trio of female-led stories in long-form television, both streaming and free-to-air.
Lynden Barber surveys British heritage TV and the continuing fascination with the world of Jane Austen.
In this month's column, Lynden Barber praises the storytelling efficiency of TV comedy and examines a film with a Maori theme.