August 16, 2011
The novelty of seeing Brisbane on the telly was enough to pique my interest in the new Foxtel youth series SLiDE.
July 27, 2011
Former Sunrise EP Adam Boland Boland has dropped his legal action against Seven and instead taken on the position of Channel Seven's Director of Social Media and Strategy, reports Dan Barrett.
June 29, 2011
Rumours have been building in recent months that Apple is set to move in a big way into television. The possibilities are revolutionary to home entertainment.
June 28, 2011
The casting of the US remake of Wilfred is great.
June 24, 2011
Following on from rumours that Fox International are set to launch a channel in Australia comes a significant number of job ads placed to staff up. Let the speculation begin, writes Dan Barrett.
June 22, 2011
In an ambitious move, tonight’s episode of classic Oz soap Neighbours has been filmed in real time, much like an episode of 24, or the film Nick of Time, explains Dan Barrett.
May 20, 2011
The new television production of Cloudstreet is a high quality Australian story that will be very well received by many who will tune in to watch it. Of course, that isn’t to say that I enjoyed it.
April 15, 2011 1 Comment
Paper Giants: The Birth of Cleo is a well worn, seen-it-all-before, paint by numbers mini-series -- that you’ll love to bits. Tune in for revolutionary ideas, bad hair and the birth of an iconic media brand.
January 6, 2011
TV audiences are up but cinema tickets are down. Could cinemas reliance on tent-pole films and excessive market research be killing audiences love of cinema? asks TV blogger Dan Barrett.
December 31, 2010
Quality TV is becoming more difficult to find each year. And not because there is so little of it, but rather it is coming from so many different sources. Dan Barrett offers his top picks for the silver screen.