Laurence Barber is a writer and film and television critic from Brisbane, Australia. Having always had a passion for TV and film, this blog is a collection of reviews and thoughts on films he has seen in cinemas, some awards speculation and other movie-related miscellany, as well as occasional writings about television. He credits many influencers for igniting his love of the screen, from Stanley Kubrick to Wong Kar-wai to Mitch Hurwitz to David Lynch to Douglas Sirk to Tina Fey to Pedro Almodóvar to Mike White to Mike Schur to John Cameron Mitchell and so on. He is former co-editor of the TV criticism blog Wires & Light at Crikey.com.au, and his writing has been published at The Guardian Australia, The Age, News.com.au, Metro Magazine, Senses of Cinema, The Star Observer.
His reviews can also often be found posted as part of Brisbane critic collective The 500 Club, at Graffiti with Punctuation, and he often discusses and muses on film and television on Twitter and Letterboxd.