In a world where everyone is cancelled, is it time to start creating a context culture instead?
The NZ government's "Keep it real online" campaign has gone viral, so what was the secret of its success?
The composer of over 500 film scores, Morricone was embraced by Hollywood — but he was always an Italian composer.
H. G. Wells helped pioneer science fiction with his 1898 book The War of the Worlds. Many iterations later, it still scares and fascinates us.
Avengers: Endgame contained 2,500 visual effects – or VFX – shots. So what are visual effects, and how do they get to the big screen?
New linguistic research suggest early Germanic language and culture was strongly influenced by the Mediterranean superpower Carthage more than 2,000 years ago.
First published in 1986, and selling 180 million books, how does The Baby-Sitters Club look for a new generation?
We now know how the father of New Zealand's suffrage pioneer died, and it raises fascinating questions about what drove her morally and politically.
Joy Hester’s entire body of work can be understood as an exploration of human relationships, connections, in all their complexity. A major retrospective now acknowledges her contribution.
This new Australian documentary follows 12-year-old Dujuan Hoosan from Garrwa country to Geneva.
Young adult post-disaster fiction is more concerned with how we survive than understanding the causes of disaster. We can read it to explore our fears, responses and our capacity to adapt.
The Body Electric features ground-breaking photography and video from the 1960s, 70s and 80s, alongside more recent work from Australian and international artists.
Television's Unsolved Mysteries – about to be rebooted – deals with true crime on one hand, and supernatural events like alien abductions on the other. They share powerful psychological bonds.
Exclusive: the recent discovery of probably the oldest known surviving photograph of a Māori sheds light on the remarkable subject of Taika Waititi's new film project.
After nearly 30 years of advocacy, audio description services have finally arrived on the ABC and SBS.
After decades of banned books, arrests and raids, Penguin Books Australia decided to take a stand against literary censorship. A new book tells the inside story.
Four reporters joined the showdown with the Kelly gang 140 years ago. They became part of the story and set the tone for a legend.
The arts and cultural sector was plunged into crisis three months ago and pleaded for help. Now a federal rescue package has been announced – but who is it for and is it enough?
The Morrison government has announced a $250 million program for the entertainment, arts and screen sectors.
The National Gallery of Australia is facing a 10% reduction in staffing, but will maintain its $16 million acquisitions budget.
Hamilton – soon to stream as a film – has been hailed as radical. But it's true to the traditions of the American musical – the pursuit of truth, freedom and the American dream.
Movie director Joel Schumacher’s body of work is profound, and his influence on contemporary Hollywood cinema indelible.
Writers are often seen as solitary creatures, but there can be great benefits to collaboration.
Decolonisation is restorative justice through cultural, psychological and economic freedom.
The Leopard (Il Gattopardo) has been regarded as a classic of European literature since soon after its publication in 1958. It recounts the decline and fall of Sicily’s aristocracy.