In this week's column, Lynden Barber reviews the third season of Babylon Berlin, Spanish thriller Money Heist (and a spin-off doco about the series) and The Plot Against America.
Lynden Barber is a freelance film and television critic, and a lecturer in screen studies. He writes a film review column for Limelight Magazine, and is a regular contributor to the National Film and Sound Archive’s Australian Screen Online website. He was Artistic Director of the Sydney Film Festival in 2005 and 2006, and is a former film writer for The Australian and a former film reviewer for the Sydney Morning Herald.
Articles by Lynden Barber
Lynden Barber reviews The Great and Catastrophe, as well as a new adaptation of Nick Hornby’s High Fidelity and French claymation film My Life as a Zucchini.
The Eddy, Giri/Haji and Wayward Pines are on Lynden Barber's radar in this week's column.
This week, Lynden Barber reviews Normal People, detective series Taken Down, Line of Duty Season 5, and new Australian flick starring Hugo Weaving.
Lynden Barber recommends powerful new series Unorthodox, fish-out-of-water story The Attache, and the Before trilogy.
Inspired by a real choir, this movie feels familiar yet new.
A film with vim and vigour even though it feels episodic.
Loach’s film about the gig economy leaves you enraged.
A meditative film about creating art and the female gaze.
A murder mystery send-up with a cast to die for.
An inquiry into post 9/11 torture suffers from a tortuous start.
An intimate portrait of an inspiring photographer.
Renée Zellweger gives a fascinating, complex portrayal of Judy Garland.