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Time to get your head in the game?

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Imposters almost immediately establishes two parallel narratives plagued by two parallel problems (three, if you include that all the characters just...

Lady Mary’s new adventures: Post Downton, there are guns everywhere

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In Downton Abbey, Lady Mary Crawley, eldest daughter of the Earl and Countess of Grantham, was a sharp study in...

What to binge on this week: The Sinner, Line of Duty

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Two very different but compelling dramas head the binge list, and there is one series which should perhaps be avoided....

For Joan Didion, a clear-eyed love letter

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Joan Didion had a glittering journalistic success with Slouching Towards Jersualem in the early 1970s. But she really cemented her...

What to watch this weekend… Sicario and two TV binges

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Slim pickings on TV now, as the old year creaks to a close... even the venerable The Block is closing...

What to watch this week on TV

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We watch it all so you don't have to. Here are 47 Plus' picks for you this week - and...

A narrow escape: Murdoch’s failure to launch Fox here

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Poor Andrew Bolt. Not long ago the right-wing blogger and News Corp columnist was in line to become the Bill...

The Handmaid’s Tale: When watercooler TV took a turn for the dread

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Helen Atwood's 1985 vision of dystopia in the United States - The Handmaid's Tale - sent chills through the blood....