The cinematic legacies of Operation Crossroads, the first peacetime nuclear tests, fundamentally shaped how we view the mushroom cloud.
Governments could use dubbing to censor ideas they didn't like or insert messages in line with their propaganda.
England has often seen itself as a sporting underdog, it's time that changed.
The new film In The Heights draws on almost 100 years of movie musical choreography. Here are some highlights.
Vaping is changing how smoking is depicted on our television and cinema screens. Where once cigarettes were portrayed as glamorous, vaping is linked with stress and struggle.
China's space culture is unique and deeply rooted in the country's traditions.
Local institutions and community bonds forged during the turmoil of the 1970s and 1980s helped a vulnerable neighborhood walloped by the pandemic endure.
The latest movie to take on this classic story sentimentalizes history in the name of inspiring religious devotion.
As the Nigerian film industry advances its methods, is it in danger of alienating its poorer audiences?
From Kinnnock to Corbyn, the documentaries haven't always been the most successful
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Some critics are complaining that sex scenes have vanished from cinema. But they're still very much present – in all their awkward, perverse glory.
The costumes in period dramas are opulent and highly memorable, shaping how we think of the royal family beyond the screen.
It's not the sole answer to fixing structural inequalities, but as a profession committed to addressing harassment and abuse on set, it's clearly needed
Released in 2001, it was the first film to really give Pixar a run for its money.
Hailed as an Australian hero, Rosemary Kariuki works to connect refugee and migrant women through their strengths and joys — rather than treating them like 'problems' to be fixed.
Soo Yong’s career, particularly when contrasted with Anna May Wong's, shows how Hollywood and Chinese popular culture aimed to depict Chinese women amid shifting Chinese-American relationships.
Relying on familiar stereotypes and images can make us miss this critical opportunity to reshape the ways in which Asian women are viewed as individuals and artists.
A neuroscientist and a clinician watched two new films about dementia. They recognised what they saw.
The experience of going to the cinema is unique, wrote Woolf.