Filmmaker Paul Cox pictured with actor David Wenham in 2012.
Editing a movie beside the late, great Paul Cox was like attending 'a one on one' film school. The growling auteur was a brilliantly stubborn man, who treated film with reverence and wore his heart on his sleeve.
Still from Goodfellas, 1990
Bruce Isaacs analyses two related but very different scenes: the famous Copacabana tracking shot from Goodfellas (1990) and the opening scene in Hugo (2011).
Still from Raging Bull, 1980
Bruce Isaacs looks at an intense and emotionally charged scene from the 1980 classic, Raging Bull.
Fans are not happy with the end of the Walking Dead season finale.
Spoiler warning for the season six finale of The Walking Dead. We talk point-of-view shots and the visual language of empathy.
A still from Mirrors of Bergman, a profoundly moving audio-visual essay.
Digital technology has transformed the work of cinema scholars, spawning a rich and poetic critical form.