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Tahyna MacManus wants to start a conversation about miscarriage

Tahyna MacManus wants to start a conversation about miscarriage

The former Blue Water High, X-Men Origins: Wolverine actor turned the camera on herself to destigmatise this reality for one in four women who become pregnant.

  • by Bridget McManus

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Rediscovering the joys of 'The War of the Worlds'
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Rediscovering the joys of 'The War of the Worlds'

The series' larger message is of what one intelligent but cruel species can do to another.

  • by Greg Callaghan
Ratched review: gratuitously gory fun in Hitchcockian origin tale
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Ratched review: gratuitously gory fun in Hitchcockian origin tale

A prequel to One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest has producer Ryan Murphy taking on the backstory of Nurse Ratched.

  • by Kylie Northover
David Tennant and Michael Sheen Zoom into a funny side of the pandemic
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David Tennant and Michael Sheen Zoom into a funny side of the pandemic

Director and actor Simon Evans captures our unique pandemic present, not to mention its celebrity malaise, in new sitcom Staged.

  • by Robert Moran
Israeli espionage drama aims to understand its staunch enemy Iran
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Israeli espionage drama aims to understand its staunch enemy Iran

Moshe Zonder turned to the fiction of TV thrillers Fauda and now Tehran "to reach the enemies that I’ve been told since I was a little child wanted to kill me".

  • by Craig Mathieson
Ten's 'strategic shift' augurs badly for local news and on-air talent
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Ten's 'strategic shift' augurs badly for local news and on-air talent

Ten has enjoyed a good run since it was acquired by CBS in 2017; but beyond the ratings of hit shows like MasterChef and The Masked Singer are worrying signs.

  • by Debi Enker
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Forty years on, Lindy Chamberlain's tragedy continues to reverberate
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Forty years on, Lindy Chamberlain's tragedy continues to reverberate

A new documentary revisits the moment baby Azaria vanished from a camp site at Uluru, and sees MeToo resonances in the subsequent witch-hunt against her mother.

  • by Debi Enker
Drunk History brings the Curry brothers together
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Drunk History brings the Curry brothers together

Wentworth's Bernard Curry plays Sir John Kerr to his brother Stephen's Gough Whitlam in a recreation of The Dismissal

  • by Bridget McManus
Reality crashes into reality TV as The Block bubble finally bursts
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Reality crashes into reality TV as The Block bubble finally bursts

In this week's episodes of the renovation show, the real world floods in as the COVID-19 shutdown takes full effect.

  • by Karl Quinn
Looking for a Nurse Ratched origin story? Ryan Murphy's got one for you
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Looking for a Nurse Ratched origin story? Ryan Murphy's got one for you

Ratched is a twisted origin story for the controlling head nurse who serves as the villain in Ken Kesey's 1962 novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.

  • by Craig Mathieson
For Adam Shand, true-crime stories aren't as simple as hero vs villain
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For Adam Shand, true-crime stories aren't as simple as hero vs villain

Writer, journalist and podcaster Adam Shand explains what drives his passion for uncovering crime stories.

  • by Ben Pobjie