Viswanathan plays Lucy, a gallery assistant reeling from a break-up who has the 'bright' idea of inviting people to leave mementos of broken relationships fixed to a wall, by way of closure. The wall she picks is in a half-built boutique hotel belonging to cash-strapped entrepreneur Nick (Dacre Montgomery), who is so obviously a perfect match for her that naturally she alone doesn't see it. … [Read more...] about The best-ever Bond baddie gives an acting masterclass: BRIAN VINER reviews The Roads Not Taken
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Sandall is a tour de force of fearful vulnerability and hard-faced defensiveness. Originally performed with more coyness and humour by Julie Walters, this is a frightening and physical enactment that speaks to our times: news stories have highlighted the rise of domestic violence during lockdown, and here Sandall shows us its noxious complexities. … [Read more...] about The Outside Dog and The Hand of God review – chintz and terror from Alan Bennett
'What (China) appear to be admitting is that they've kicked out two of our journalists because ASIO investigated two of theirs who left, right? So it's tit for tat,' he told ABC radio on Thursday. … [Read more...] about Politicians around the world accuse China of ‘bullying’ and ‘intimidating’ Australia as tensions escalate after two journalists were forced out
Rigorous evaluations of any health or community service require the standards to be both explicit and measurable. Yet only last week, federal parliament passed the new aged care standards that are both vague and impossible to measure. How will a provider demonstrate that “Each consumer is treated with dignity and respect”? … [Read more...] about Has government by media replaced consideration of evidence in aged care?
Obviously, nobody on God’s earth loves the Kardashians as much as they love themselves. But to exemplify the sheer scale of their horrifying self-absorbed egotism, consider what Kim did after the terror attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England. ‘I’m praying for everyone in Manchester,’ she wrote on Instagram. ‘This is truly so senseless & heart breaking. I can’t imagine the fear and agony these parents must be going through searching for their kids. My heart goes out to Ariana Grande. I love you.’ To illustrate these heartfelt words, she posted a photo of herself and Kendall partying at a concert with Grande, all laughing their heads off. It’s hard to imagine a more repulsively tone-deaf thing to do - yet it would have seemed perfectly normal to the Kardashians who all genuinely believe the entire world revolves around them. … [Read more...] about PIERS MORGAN: My sincere, heartfelt 10-point tribute to the Kardashians – a bunch of talentless narcissistic brain-dead bimbos whose absurd antics have shown the world how NOT to behave