It’s Sunday morning and English actress Emma Thompson has just been on the radio with Miriam O’Callaghan. She noted that things are better for women in society and we need to be appreciative of the change that has and is happening. At the same time, she remarked that we have to keep pushing, especially when opportunities arise to do so.
Fri, 14 Jun, 2019
In the context of the current protest by Emma Thomson (“Emma Thompson quit film in stand against ‘second chance’ for John Lasseter”) may I again question the docility with which the media have accepted the deliberate misuse of the word inappropriate. The story usually unfolds like this.
Mon, 04 Mar, 2019
Hundreds of thousands of people from Sydney to London joined one of the biggest days of climate change activism yesterday, telling world leaders gathering for a summit in Paris there is “No Planet B” in the fight against climate change.
Mon, 30 Nov, 2015
Neil Young’s new album, Storytone, is currently streaming online, and the presence of a 92-piece orchestra and choir is an indication it’s quite a different affair than his other recent material.
Fri, 31 Oct, 2014
This week, ’71’ explores the sectarian divide in 70s Belfast, a boy faces a booby-trap-laden labyrinth in The Maze Runner; creepy doll horror in Annabelle; Hugh Grant stars the romantic comedy The Rewrite, and a young woman is emotionally suffocated by her marriage in historical drama Effie Gray.
Fri, 10 Oct, 2014