Tag Archives: smartest guys in the room

June 09

Enron – Louise Fischer and the tragedy of the smartest guys in the room. (Theatre review)

Louise Fischer has taken a rather interesting gamble in bringing the 2009 Lucy Prebble play Enron to Australian shores. Or rather, given our passion for British humour is as much a part of our genetic makeup as our suspicion for American humor is, she made what we might call a calculated risk – something the […]

April 09

First Position – Bess Kargman and the complicated world of child dancers. (film review)

Documentaries and film have a complex relationship – but then anything that wants to be associated with a representation of “the truth” has an equally tough time. Film, as we have explored many times on this blog is a manipulation medium and therefore statements have to be rich and complex if they are to avoid […]