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1917 offers a new look at old horrors

Sam Mendes' innovative 1917 immerses viewers in the brutality and truth of World War I, allowing viewers to live a soldier's experience for themselves.

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Australia reckons with Bourke Street Attack

Good morning, early birds. Fallout from Friday's deadly Bourke Street Attack in Melbourne continues, the federal government plans to shift migration quotas to states, and world leaders gather to commemorate Armistice Day. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Rundle: old lies given new meaning in fraudulent Beersheba commemoration

The best thing you can say about Beersheba, a cavalry charge on a Turkish-held Arab town in Palestine, whose inhabitants had love for neither side in the conflict, is that at least it wasn’t, like Gallipoli, an invasion of a sovereign people in their homeland.

In his new book <em>Before Rupert: Keith Murdoch and the birth of a dynasty</em>, <b>Tom D.C. Roberts</b> details what really happened when a dashing young journalist went to Turkey.

The truth about Keith Murdoch’s ‘Gallipoli letter’

In his new book Before Rupert: Keith Murdoch and the birth of a dynasty, Tom D.C. Roberts details what really happened when a dashing young journalist went to Turkey.

Smell like a Digger ... give a Gonski a drink ... musical numbers ...

Tips and rumours

Smell like a Digger ... give a Gonski a drink ... musical numbers ...

The Easter Rising was worth becoming a martyr for, but Anzac Day collapses under the weight of its own meaninglessness.

Rundle: on Anzac Day in Dublin and a cause worth dying for

The Easter Rising was worth becoming a martyr for, but Anzac Day collapses under the weight of its own meaninglessness.

World War I was the confluence of a huge number of factors, and Gallipoli was just one tiny part of a dramatic world shift that continues to this day.

Rundle: the guns of August, the landing at Gallipoli, and the complicated reasoning of WW I

World War I was the confluence of a huge number of factors, and Gallipoli was just one tiny part of a dramatic world shift that continues to this day.

A century on from Gallipoli, Australia remains mired in pointless imperial ventures in the Middle East and "Lest We Forget" was never more ironic.

Keane: the old and the new of Anzac amnesia

A century on from Gallipoli, Australia remains mired in pointless imperial ventures in the Middle East and "Lest We Forget" was never more ironic.

<em>American Sniper</em>'s alleged anti-war complexities are nothing more than self-pity from a nation that's lost all meaning.

Rundle: American Sniper is the self-hating nihilism of a nation in decay

American Sniper's alleged anti-war complexities are nothing more than self-pity from a nation that's lost all meaning.

<em>Crikey</em> readers have their say on racist cartoons, Eddie Obied and World War I.

On racist cartoons

Crikey readers have their say on racist cartoons, Eddie Obied and World War I.

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