The Merger and Book Week: two comedies - different souls Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles What's on the big screen: Shoplifters, Hamlet, One Cut of the Dead Static mainstream as Shoplifters arrives to delight the tragics and One Cut of the Dead opens the Japanese Film Fest in Melbourne and Sydney. Pozible launches small but shiny new revenue tool Moving away from the frenzied 'all or nothing' crowdfunding model, the Australian platform introduces ongoing subscriptions for podcasters, writers and gamers. How stage and screen professionals can help reduce suicides in Australia Evidence suggests that the dramatic portrayal of suicide can impact on vulnerable audiences, including contributing to increases in copy-cat incidents and a reduction in help-seeking behaviour. What's On Your Screen: Armistice, Suspiria and Boy Erased (locked) Beyond the tentpoles Peter Jackson's film about WW1 will honour the Armistice this weekend, while Boy Erased does Joel Edgerton proud. (Premium content) Premium content Anthony Morris Monday 5 November, 2018 Two indy comedies out in 2018 - what do they tell us about the State of the Form? Does it really belong on television? This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Join Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Keep up to date with the latest industry news Access thousands of members-only features, articles and guides Be in the know with upcoming events and exhibitions added daily Learn how and where to get grants, with the most extensive grant finder ... and much, much more. Join Now and join the Australian arts community today Image: promo shot for The Merger nails its essential sweetness. Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Anthony Morris is a freelance film and television writer. He’s been a regular contributor to The Big Issue, Empire Magazine, Junkee, Broadsheet, The Wheeler Centre and Forte Magazine, where he’s currently the film editor. Other publications he’s contributed to include Vice, The Vine, Kill Your Darlings (where he was their online film columnist), The Lifted Brow, Urban Walkabout and Spook Magazine. He’s the co-author of hit romantic comedy novel The Hot Guy, and he’s also written some short stories he’d rather you didn’t mention. You can follow him on Twitter @morrbeat and read some of his reviews on the blog It’s Better in the Dark.