The Mummy, starring Tom Cruise and Russell Crowe, is the latest manifestation of our centuries old fascination with Egypt. But beneath this obsession is a darker story of looting and destruction.
As it turns 40, it's worth remembering that Star Wars was more than just a space film, it reframed America's troubled history.
Few actors have combined real charm, self-deprecation and dash in the way Moore always did.
Somehow the sword Excalibur becomes the central character in this laddish remake of the Arthurian legend.
Ripley beat the patriarchy and a rampaging xenomorph - but Daniels isn't even given the chance.
At a festival intertwined with France's national identity, the tension of art, politics and commerce always looms.
History movies may have Oscar potential, but their educational potential is more complicated. Should teachers use Hollywood to teach?
Why are we so desperate to cling on to the heterosexist, misogynistic, and racist character?
In the Oscar-winning film 'Moonlight,' as well as schools across the US, student misbehavior is being cast in a new light. How can school discipline address the root of the problem and save our kids?
In TV and film the British monarchy have never had it so good – it's about time something took a more sceptical eye.
Brett Whiteley's output was uneven but at his best, his work was brilliant. A new film offers an unusual insight into the life and art of this creative and troubled maverick.
The Guardians of the Galaxy team are rocking the universe again in the latest volume of the science fiction blockbuster. But how does the science stand up to some number crunching?
What you end up remembering isn’t always what you have witnessed.
Los Pollos Hermanos is a chicken shop run by a drug lord in the TV series Better Call Saul. A pop-up version opens in Sydney today - and both ignore the savage reality of Mexico's drug wars.
They came from very different backgrounds, but both Olivia de Havilland and Kirk Douglas have both celebrated their 100th birthdays.
As DC and Marvel battle for movie domination at the box office, older people are being left out.
Cultural portrayals of HIV and AIDS tend to be stuck in the past.
Bruce Isaacs analyses the deceptively complex closing scene of Charlie Kaufman’s Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004), starring Jim Carey and Kate Winslet.
This is a thought-provoking, odd, shocking and beautiful movie about feminism, fantasy and film history.
This is not (quite) Downton-Abbey-in-India.