A smart whodunnit, but too cold to make you care.
Lynden Barber is a freelance film and television critic, and a lecturer in screen studies. He writes a film review column for Limelight Magazine, and is a regular contributor to the National Film and Sound Archive’s Australian Screen Online website. He was Artistic Director of the Sydney Film Festival in 2005 and 2006, and is a former film writer for The Australian and a former film reviewer for the Sydney Morning Herald.
Articles by Lynden Barber
Reality and fantasy blur in this joyous return to the 1970s.
In his final film and television column, Lynden Barber finds rich pickings on Netflix, Stan and SBS On Demand.
This week, Lynden Barber reviews MotherFatherSon on iView, Filthy Rich and Homeless on SBS On Demand, and Nuri Bilge Ceylan's beautifully shot film The Wild Pear Tree on Stan.
In this week's column, Lynden Barber takes a look at Operation Buffalo, Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich as well as Sydney Film Festival's digital offerings.
In this week's column, Lynden Barber reviews the third season of Babylon Berlin, Spanish thriller Money Heist (and a spin-off doco about the series) and The Plot Against America.
Lynden Barber reviews The Great and Catastrophe, as well as a new adaptation of Nick Hornby’s High Fidelity and French claymation film My Life as a Zucchini.
The Eddy, Giri/Haji and Wayward Pines are on Lynden Barber's radar in this week's column.
This week, Lynden Barber reviews Normal People, detective series Taken Down, Line of Duty Season 5, and new Australian flick starring Hugo Weaving.
Lynden Barber recommends powerful new series Unorthodox, fish-out-of-water story The Attache, and the Before trilogy.
Inspired by a real choir, this movie feels familiar yet new.
A film with vim and vigour even though it feels episodic.
Loach’s film about the gig economy leaves you enraged.