Robust scientific experiments are objective and separated from human influence. But the way we think about and connect with science can present beautiful stories.
The latest reboot of The Mummy is all you should expect from a Hollywood blockbuster on an ancient Egyptian curse. But what about the science?
As a comic hero, Wonder Woman's antecedents reach back to the suffragettes. And a long awaited feature film offers us a fittingly feminist story.
Captain Jack Sparrow sails the high seas again in the fifth outing of the Pirates of the Caribbean series. So did the filmmakers get the science right in the action packed adventure?
Ripley beat the patriarchy and a rampaging xenomorph - but Daniels isn't even given the chance.
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword is an at times thrilling, at times bizarre, viewing experience that blends classic English myth with a gangster aesthetic.
The latest outing of the Alien film franchise pits another human crew against a terrifying enemy. But how does the science stack up?
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?
There are five very good films nominated for the Best Picture gong and one extraordinary one.
Ultimately the controversy over the casting of Matt Damon as a "white saviour" in The Great Wall is baseless, as the film falls flat in other ways.
After Fifty Shades of Grey there was debate about its romanticisation of an abusive relationship. The sequel confirms that this wasn’t a misconception.
Humans have eaten insects for centuries, but western diets seem to have lost the taste for them.
The film presents some of the best descriptions of mathematics yet seen on the big screen. It shows mathematics as art and as a creative process of discovery.
How do we deal with people whose emotional responses we don’t understand? Demolition does not have the answers.
If you haven't seen Oscar winner Spotlight yet, go. It tells the true story of how decades of abuse in one city was finally uncovered - followed by revelations worldwide, including in my home town.
The Hateful Eight has been praised as a violent but optimistic story of men working to come together – but it's also been derided as a thinly veiled exercise in misogynistic violence.
Quentin Tarantino has secured his place in popular culture by reaching into neglected corners of cinema for genres that are ready for reinvention and rediscovery.
The Hunger Game series has drawn to a close - so what conclusions does the final instalment leave us with? This article contains plot spoilers.
The film transcends its feelgood marketing campaign to contribute to current debates around charity and its practical implications.
The new Australian film Tanna, which won two awards at Venice Film Festival, is as much a tale about romance as it is globalisation.