Once upon a time heroes were solitary creatures but in Age of Ultron the Avengers jostle for space on the screen. Equipped with all manner of weapons and special powers, they are odd advocates for tranquility.
Avengers: Age of Ultron, released this week, is one of many superhero films destined for the multiplex in the coming months and years. What's behind this trend? And what kind of villain would be powerful enough to stop it in its tracks?
David Court, Australian Film, Television and Radio School
We know the transformation of global media technologies pose particular challenges to local filmmakers – and that the rewards are still slim. But there are good reasons to be optimistic about the future of the industry.
Brisbane's Gallery of Modern Art is hosting the exhibition, David Lynch: Between Two Worlds, until June 7. It's an opportunity to explore the connections between all the elements of Lynch’s artistic output.
The government has announced its latest method to stop the boats: a telemovie with storylines about asylum seekers dying at sea. Is it really the role of government to fund propaganda pieces like this?
The curators of queer film festivals undertake a challenging task, assembling as best as possible a cinematic selection that reflects what is a very diverse community. Too often, lesbians are left out.
Why don’t we Australians love our Neighbours? Perhaps the long-running soap is a local victim of tall poppy syndrome – but the sunny vision of Australian suburban life remains wildly popular internationally.