There is a long history of musicals in Australia, popular with audiences since the 1930s.
As Hollywood continues to reckon with its past, Vivien Leigh’s story is a reminder of the challenges faced by women, even the most successful ones.
What seems at first blush to be an innovative approach to franchise movie-making is nothing more than a futile exercise in cinematic nostalgia.
Most movies tend to minimise or exaggerate insomnia symptoms. Insomnia is also rarely depicted as an illness that can be treated.
A silent German film from 1918 was one of cinema’s first dramatic presentations of queer love. Over a century later, and the story of love in a hostile social environment still resounds.
In A Haunting in Venice, Kenneth Branagh continues cinema’s long tradition of adapting Christie through the lens of horror.
My PhD considered Branagh’s self-fashioning through Shakespeare, little anticipating the disparate output that was to come.
Loving portrait of an unrequited love and a cultural divide.
Movie tickets are nearly always the same price, whether the film is a flop or a sold-out blockbuster. Why? And how much more does a trip to the movies cost than 20 years ago?
New Hollywood filmmaker William Friedkin, director of The Exorcist and The French Connection, has died at 87.
A paleobiologist on why he appreciates the franchise despite its inaccuracies.
A controversial low-budget Indian feature film about a discredited anti-Muslim conspiracy theory has been causing a political storm, going all the way to India’s Supreme Court.
Atomic Power was pioneering in communicating the history behind Robert Oppenheimer’s work.
AI might not yet be able to create leading performances from an actor’s likeness but the jobs of those in the background are far less safe.
A sex comedy that’s more like a buddy film than a romance
Cutting edge gadgets are unreliable in a world under the threat of artificial intelligence.
If you haven’t seen Stanley Kubrick’s 1968 sci-fi classic, then it’s likely you will have seen other films influenced by it.
Ruby Gillman is not the Monstrous beast of Norweigan folklore but an awkward teen going through a big change.
Actors love to return to their most famous roles decades later – and digital de-ageing is Hollywood’s next big thing.
A stand out performance from Scarlett Johansson and some emotional scenes make this one his strongest films to date.