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Nine anti-racist movies to watch

Wondering what anti-racist movies you should be getting stuck into? Here's nine to add to your list.

Warwick Thornton's The Beach (Image: SBS)

Don't call it 'slow TV': The Beach is the meditative show we need

Welcome to The Beach: three hours of meditative television, where so little happens — but so much.

Matt Damon in 2011 pandemic thriller 'Contagion' (Image: Warner Bros.)

COVID-19, the movie? Don't hold your breath

It will be fascinating to see what Hollywood produces in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Parasite director Bong Joon-ho at the 92nd Academy Awards (Image: Lionel Hahn/ABACA)

Hollywood has changed the game. Did you get the message?

This year's Oscars have been touted as a game-changer. But we've heard that before.

Q&A host Hamish Macdonald (Image: ABC)

Revamped Q&A brings the nation together (even the climate denialists)

Hamish Macdonald's first outing as host of Q&A had more than a few divisive moments. Will it last?

<em>Insiders</em> host David Speers (Image: ABC)

Speered on Aunty: the new Insiders boldly remakes an institution

David Speers replaced Barrie Cassidy perhaps a little too well, delivering the toughest political interview seen on the ABC in recent times.

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What Hollywood gets right (and wrong) about deadly pandemics

Films often depict disease epidemics originating in non-Western countries. What does this say about our attitudes, and how does it shape our reactions to real-world crises?

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Farewell Terry, goodbye Python. It's much more than a flesh wound

Remembering Terry Jones — the naughty boys' messiah.

A still from Bong Joon-ho's <em>Parasite</em>.

Defending an American Parasite: why Hollywood remakes are good for the original

Not only are Hollywood remakes inevitable, they increase the profile of the first film and help to secure its place in cinema history.

Margot Robbie (Image: AAP/Ben Rushton)

Why are Australian women dominating men at the Oscars?

Australian women are running rings around their male counterparts at the Oscars. Crikey takes a look at why.