Section: Arts And Culture

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Film reviews

    • Allan James Thomas, Morag Fraser, Gordon Lewis and Siobhan Jackson
    • 31 May 2006

    Reviews of the films The Station Agent, The Passion of the Christ, The Fog of War and Irreversible.

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    Frontier romance

    • Radhika Gorur
    • 31 May 2006

    Radhika Gorur reviews Brigid Hains’ The Ice and the Inland: Mawson, Flynn and the Myth of the Frontier.

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    Flintlike

    • Aaron Martin
    • 31 May 2006

    Aaron Martin meets Madeleine Albright in Madam Secretary: A memoir.

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    The state of education

    • Mike Ticher
    • 31 May 2006

    Mike Ticher looks at the value of public schools to the community.

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    The legacy of Ern Malley

    • Guy Rundle
    • 31 May 2006

    Guy Rundle reflects on the lives of James McAuley and Harold Stewart.

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    Cultural collapse

    • Jim Davidson
    • 31 May 2006

    Jim Davidson explores Morris Berman’s The Twilight of American Culture.

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    Reality versus illusion

    • Anna Straford
    • 31 May 2006

    Anna Straford reviews the MTC’s The Glass Menagerie.

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    Hidden

    • Donald Russell
    • 29 May 2006

    Donald Russell reviews Hidden, a harrowing film from acclaimed French director Michael Haneke that examines racism, voyeurism and a too-comfortable middle-class family.  

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    Basil Hume: Spiritual celebrity in secular Britain

    • Michael Ashby
    • 29 May 2006

    Basil Hume died as one of the most respected religious figures of the twentieth century.  He was able to balance London and Rome without losing local liberals, or incurring curial and papal ire.   

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    Three icon poems

    • John Kinsella
    • 29 May 2006

    Occasionally, the mountain / glows at the summit / an event horizon, / its outcropping and granite folds

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    Teacher Man

    • Ralph Carolan
    • 29 May 2006

    Ralph Carolan reviews Frank McCourt's Teacher Man, and finds that the life of a teacher can be a sometimes solitary, sometimes Sisyphean, and sometimes satisfying job.  

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    George Orwell's homage to a fellow underdog

    • Brian Matthews
    • 29 May 2006
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    Almost exactly 60 years ago George Orwell published a wonderful essay called, Some Thoughts on the Common Toad... The point of the essay was to insist ‘that the pleasures of spring are available to everybody, and cost nothing’.

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