In 1997, Joe Cinque was killed by his girlfriend Anu Singh. A new film about his death is riveting Australian cinema, with a heightened sense of tension and implicit violence throughout.
What if your first contact with the Western world was witnessing an atomic test? This is the story of Nyarri Nyarri Morgan, told in stunning virtual reality in animation/documentary hybrid Collisions.
IBM's Watson watched hundreds of horror movie trailers and then created its own for the new film Morgan.
Michelangelo Antonioni's The Passenger (1975), starring Jack Nicholson, explored time and memory. We look at a single scene, featuring one of the most influential camera moves of '70s cinema.
Ridley Scott's ‘Blade Runner’ has transcended its sci-fi/hardboiled noir detective thriller formula to spawn a dedicated cult following.
Warcraft: the Beginning is based on the wildly popular game World of Warcraft – a fantasy escape for tens of millions of people. Yet watching the film brings home uncomfortable truths about race.
Rebecca Miller's latest film, Maggie's Plan, takes on a love triangle and the tribal customs of academia.
Does it matter that money plays such a big role in festivals like Cannes?
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice has committed performances and Zack Snyder's trademark action. But it can't overcome a confused internal logic – and has the colour palette of an ashtray.
Digital technology has transformed the work of cinema scholars, spawning a rich and poetic critical form.
The Oscars have become the focus point for a huge cultural conversation about Hollywood, race, gender, inclusiveness and diversity. Should Australians care? Well, yes.
The Coen brothers may have returned to form with the genre-spinning Hail, Caesar! It still remains to be seen if they'll ever reach the heights of their glory days again.
Netflix's recent ban on proxies, unblockers and virtual private networks (VPNs) is unlikely to provide a long-term cure to content providers’ chronic headaches.
Some people love to pick holes in science fiction movies, such as Star Wars, especially when they stray from science fact. But does it really matter?
It's another year in Arts + Culture, so in case you missed it we've collected all the best coverage of screen, theatre, music, books and culture in one place.
The droids in the Star Wars universe often play a key role in the movies. But how close are they to some of the real robots in our own universe?
Hollywood moves are always breaking box office records because the industry doesn't adjust for inflation, which changes the picture considerably.
From Hallmark to Hulk Hogan, we round up classic Christmas cinema. If you're looking for sweet, schmaltzy or satirical December viewing, start here.
It was the year of the grown-up superhero. Dark, witty and complex, superheroes on the big and small screen have – mostly – matured past mindless violence.
JJ Abrams made a terrible Star Trek film that perfectly prepared him to make a great Star Wars movie.