The Riot Club (2014)

Consuming the pop culture output of a country helps to develop an understanding of that country. Case in point: the United Kingdom. Despite my very English background (three quarters of my grandparents and my father were born there), I’ve never visited old Britannia, yet my familiarity with British television and movies has engendered a sense…

Ja’mie: Private School Girl (Episode 1)

Chris Lilley’s latest series sees him take on the role of Jamie – sorry, Ja’mie – King (she added the apostrophe in Grade Eight). Ja’mie first appeared in Lilley’s outstanding We Can Be Heroes, but anyone outside Australia might be unfamiliar with Lilley’s early work and a little puzzled at the notion of a thirty-nine…