big little lies

First Impressions: Nine Perfect Strangers revels in the slow burn of threat

August 10, 2021

Though it boasts a lush Byron Bay setting, is filled to the brim with aesthetically pleasing cast members, and is based around the notion of healing one’s self, Nine Perfect Strangers is decidedly unnerving. Set in a secluded health and wellness resort named Tranquillum House, the nine perfect strangers of the title are the latest […]

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First impressions: HBO’s The White Lotus is an understated representation of exaggerated comedy

July 9, 2021

The first episode of The White Lotus, the latest darkly comedic effort from the mind of Mike White (Enlightened), sets itself up as a more humorous Big Little Lies, offering a seasonal hook in the first few minutes that suggests the titular paradisal resort is anything but. A stoic Shane (Jake Lacy) sits at an […]

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Big Little Lies and Three Billboards win big at the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards

January 8, 2018

The 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards are now over, with all winners officially announced in a ceremony earlier today in Hollywood, California. Critically acclaimed film Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri came up strong, winning the award for best film for drama, while Frances McDormand and Sam Rockwell also won awards for their roles in the […]

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The 10 best TV shows of 2017 (…so far) from Australia and around the world

July 7, 2017

Many out there reckon we’re in the golden age of television right now, and given the difficulties our team had in creating this list, we don’t disagree. After much debate, here now are the ten TV shows that have aired so far this year on TV and streaming services, that we consider to be the […]

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First Impressions: HBO’s Big Little Lies is rich, addictive television

February 15, 2017

Never forgive.  Never forget. If there’s one mantra the characters of Big Little Lies live by, it’s that.  Shrewdly written by TV veteran David E. Kelly, HBO’s new seven-arc mini-series is a deliciously wicked slice of suburban slaughter where it’s what’s on the outside that matters most. Based on Australian novelist Liane Moriarty’s best-selling prose, […]

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