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.
Brett Whiteley: his colourful biography frequently obscures the seriousness of his work.
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.
They’re back: Gamora (Zoe Saldana), Nebula (Karen Gillan), Peter Quill (Chris Pratt), Drax (Dave Bautista) and Rocket voice by Bradley Cooper).
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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.
Photos of some of the 43 Mexican college students who disappeared in 2014 and are feared to have been massacred by gang members and police. Screen depictions of Mexico’s drug trade mostly ignore their human cost.
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.
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They came from very different backgrounds, but both Olivia de Havilland and Kirk Douglas have both celebrated their 100th birthdays.
Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart depict something unusual for superhero films in Logan: ageing.
Marvel Entertainment and 20th Century Fox
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.
(Eternal Sunshine of Spotless Mind) says to me…true love is still possible and you can put your faith in it.
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.
The Love Witch
This is a thought-provoking, odd, shocking and beautiful movie about feminism, fantasy and film history.
This is not (quite) Downton-Abbey-in-India.
André Holland and Trevante Rhodes in Moonlight: it has seemed in recent years that queer films are just not Best Picture material.
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When Warren Beatty began his acting career in the 1950s, the idea of homosexual men at the centre of a cinematic story could not be countenanced. Moonlight still shows us lives generally absent from film screens.
The Lego Batman Movie.
The Lego Batman Movie is a worldwide box office smash – but have the filmmakers delved too much into the character's more 'toxic' elements?
There were red faces all round after the wrong film was given the award for Best Picture. But stranger things have happened.