Karl has held a variety of senior editing and writing roles since joining Fairfax Media in 1999. Most recently he was The Age's entertainment editor from 2009-2012. As national film editor, he oversees our film coverage in print and on our digital platforms.
Karl Quinn Hollywood and the White House have long admired each other's power and appeal, but Michelle Obama's appearance as an Oscars presenter was something else. It was, in short, perfect casting.
Karl Quinn The Disney-backed winner of this year's Academy Award for best animated short has been accused of plagiarising an Australian film, though the director who has allegedly been ''ripped off'' dismisses...
Karl Quinn So it's off to Adelaide, where Stefano is starting the day with a secret. He's coming out of the closet. With a jewellery box in his hand.
Karl Quinn Smart, articulate, attractive and popular, Michelle Obama's appearance as an Oscars presenter was perfect casting.
Karl Quinn After eight years, two name changes and a government bailout, the Docklands film and television studio may finally have turned a corner.
Karl Quinn In the last of our form guides, our critics assess the nine films in contention for the Academy's biggest prize.
Karl Quinn In the fourth of our form guides, our critics look at what is perhaps the most hotly contested of the acting categories.
Karl Quinn Ethan Hawke is coming to Australia to make his second film for the Spierig Brothers.
Karl Quinn If there's a common theme in the roles for which this year's five best actor contenders are nominated, it is the search for some kind of redemption.
Karl Quinn So good are some of these turns, in fact, that it's almost a travesty to call them supporting.
son of a gun
Karl Quinn A crime thriller being shot in Western Australia and starring Ewan McGregor has raised eyebrows by issuing a casting call that does little to challenge racial stereotypes.
Karl Quinn Just weeks after a feel-good ceremony, the AACTA awards face a financial crisis that threatens their existence.
Karl Quinn RUMOURS that Brad Pitt is coming to Australia to film David Fincher's 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea appear to have been exaggerated.
Karl Quinn Rumours that Brad Pitt is coming to Australia to film David Fincher’s 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea appear to have been exaggerated, though that is unlikely to deter several states from bidding hard...
Save Your Legs
Karl Quinn 'You know you're living when you're wearing a nappy to work,' Stephen Curry says of his bout of Delhi belly while shooting cricketing comedy Save Your Legs!
Karl Quinn Victoria is in the hunt for a slice of the action if David Fincher's 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea does surface in Australia as widely anticipated.
20,000 Leagues Under The Sea
Steve Dow and Karl Quinn Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie could be one step closer to coming to Australia if the federal and NSW government can reach a deal to bring the remake of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea: Captain Nemo here.
Karl Quinn To paraphrase Xenia Onatopp (Famke Janssen) in Goldeneye, "This time, Mr Bond, the pleasure will be all ours".
Karl Quinn Unseen artefacts from early films included in James Bond exhibition announced for Melbourne.
Snap, crackle, opera
Karl Quinn Tonight West Australian mother-daughter dark-haired purple-shirt-wearing hard-partying beauty queens Lisa and Candice kick off the second dinner party of the second round with a promise to be quirky,...