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Karl Quinn

Karl has been a journalist at Fairfax Media since 1999, in a variety of writing and editing roles. Karl writes about popular culture with a particular focus on film and television.

How gay is too gay? Steve Coogan's Ideal Home accused of stereotyping

How gay is too gay? Steve Coogan's Ideal Home accused of stereotyping

Andrew Fleming, the writer-director of the gay-themed 'family' film, says he has been shocked by accusations of stereotyping levelled at his movie.

  • by Karl Quinn

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He has script, stars and $18m for his film. He just needs a director

He has script, stars and $18m for his film. He just needs a director

Former hedge fund manager James Wallace claims he has everything in place to make a movie based on his life - except the person to call the shots.

  • by Karl Quinn
No proof that Rebel Wilson was going to earn $5 million a movie

No proof that Rebel Wilson was going to earn $5 million a movie

The damages were based on false assumptions about Wilson's earnings and employability, a court has found.

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Mystery Road is the supergroup of Indigenous television

Mystery Road is the supergroup of Indigenous television

The talent assembled for Mystery Road is remarkable, But then, so is its ambition.

  • by Karl Quinn
If Trump's video for Kim is our best hope for the future, we're all doomed
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If Trump's video for Kim is our best hope for the future, we're all doomed

The White House's communications team pull from the Steve Bannon playbook for a masterpiece in terrible storytelling.

  • by Karl Quinn
Jet's Get Re-Born show is pretty much all killer, no filler

Jet's Get Re-Born show is pretty much all killer, no filler

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The Australian movie cinema owners have paid to put on their screens

The Australian movie cinema owners have paid to put on their screens

The producers of Brothers' Nest have come up with an ingenious way to make sure their movie gets on cinema screens - and stays there.

  • by Karl Quinn
Senior politicians in Australia have committed crimes, says top lawyer

Senior politicians in Australia have committed crimes, says top lawyer

Julian Burnside claims some of Australia's most senior political figures would be found guilty of international crimes, if they were allowed to be charged.

  • by Karl Quinn
'Kenny it ain't': Shane Jacobson visits the dark side with Brothers' Nest

'Kenny it ain't': Shane Jacobson visits the dark side with Brothers' Nest

Renowned for his chuckly everyman persona, Shane Jacobson has made a murder story directed by his brother. He tells Karl Quinn why it was such fun to do.

  • by Karl Quinn
US judge sticks it up the Muppets in Happytime Murders ruling

US judge sticks it up the Muppets in Happytime Murders ruling

The distributors of the Melissa McCarthy puppet crime caper The Happytime Murders have been given the A-OK to keep referencing both Sesame and the Street.

  • by Karl Quinn
Growing pains: Ed Oxenbould to open MIFF in divorce drama Wildlife

Growing pains: Ed Oxenbould to open MIFF in divorce drama Wildlife

The young Australian star of Paper Planes is back at the Melbourne International Film Festival, as one of the leads in Paul Dano's opening night offering.

  • by Karl Quinn