It's widely known as a crowdfunding record-breaker, but the painstaking work to recreate Hiroshima in a new anime film is a nod to its traditional roots.
David Gulpilil as the tracker Moodoo in the 2002 film Rabbit Proof Fence.
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Watching David Stratton’s loving recall of Australian films of the past 50 years over the past three weeks on the ABC, makes you realise how much impact they have had on us all. As one actor says, our…
Elizabeth Olsen and Aubrey Plaza in Ingrid Goes West: a gloriously uncomfortable film.
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Neo Nazi terror, a dark Instagram crush, a layman's history of the black civil rights movement ... here are the best offerings from this year's Sydney Film Festival.
Cynthia Nixon as Emily Dickinson (left) and Jodhi May as Susan Gilbert in A Quiet Passion.
Production Co: Hurricane Films, Potemkino, WeatherVane Productions
A Quiet Passion, a film about Emily Dickinson's life, opens in cinemas this week. Dickinson wrote 1789 poems in her lifetime: only ten were published.
Kate McCartney and Kate McLennan in The Katering Show (2015), which began as a short form web series.
New ABS figures on film, TV and digital gaming show that subscription broadcasters and online content creators are booming. Yet local content quotas only apply to free-to-air broadcasters.
A scene from The Mummy: the first in a Dark Universe multi-film franchise that will include characters such as Frankenstein’s monster, and Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.
The new mummy film is the latest foray into 'shared universes', the seemingly critic-proof movie juggernauts that have come to dominate our cinemas.
Films like Mean Girls often show the high school jungle, but they lack the gravitas of films such as Boyhood.
The success of Wonder Woman has demonstrated an appetite for female leads in Hollywood films. So where are the movies that tell truth about young women's lives?
Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman: she fights better than a man, but prioritises peace.
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In a world where public avenues for violence are increasingly open to women, Gal Gadot's Wonder Woman presents us with an ethical and feminist model of fighting femininity.
Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman.
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Wonder Woman comes from a long line of strong mythical feminists.
Lauded: Sofia Coppola at Cannes.
Father is a Hollywood great, but daughter is on course to take her own place in the movie pantheon.
Sofia Boutella rises from the dead in The Mummy.
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.
Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker in Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope.
20th Century Fox
As it turns 40, it's worth remembering that Star Wars was more than just a space film, it reframed America's troubled history.
Actor Roger Moore.
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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.
Twentieth Century Fox
Ripley beat the patriarchy and a rampaging xenomorph - but Daniels isn't even given the chance.
Students and striking workers occupy the projection hall of the Cannes Film Festival Palace to prevent showing of films in 1968.
AP Photo/Raoul Fornezza
At a festival intertwined with France's national identity, the tension of art, politics and commerce always looms.
Daniel Day-Lewis won the 2012 Academy Award for his portrayal of Abraham Lincoln. Is Spielberg’s historical drama a good way to learn about the 16th U.S. president?
History movies may have Oscar potential, but their educational potential is more complicated. Should teachers use Hollywood to teach?
Sexist and altogether out-dated, the same old James Bond.
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Why are we so desperate to cling on to the heterosexist, misogynistic, and racist character?
2017’s winner for Best Picture casts new light on the issue of school discipline reform.
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?
King Charles III (Tim Pigott-Smith).
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In TV and film the British monarchy have never had it so good – it's about time something took a more sceptical eye.