Wong’s films explore the indelible passage of time as registered in the everyday lives of his unforgettable protagonists.
A wave of new horror films leant into Tony Blair’s Asbo policy demonising young working class men, portraying them as the monsters that society should be scared of.
The history of martial arts films is almost as long as the history of cinema. Shang-Chi and the Ten Rings excitingly pushes the genre forward.
In a time of increasingly complex geopolitical entanglements and moral failings, these films articulate a yearning for unsullied heroism, effective leadership and appropriate responses to crises.
Urban legends are shaped by the people who tell them and where they’re from. That’s why you’ll hear so many versions of the same story.
Guy is happy living his life unaware that he is just a character in a grand simulation. Could we all be doing same?
The latest Disney-Pixar film has been seen as containing queer themes, but what is the animation studio trying to achieve?
Governments could use dubbing to censor ideas they didn’t like or insert messages in line with their propaganda.
Cate Shortland is behind low-budget, art-house films, which focus on women’s coming of age stories. Now, she brings her signature cinematic style to the Marvel Universe.
From The Drover’s Wife to a new Wes Anderson to the long-awaited Dune, it will be good to be back in cinemas again.
Local institutions and community bonds forged during the turmoil of the 1970s and 1980s helped a vulnerable neighborhood walloped by the pandemic endure.
Some critics are complaining that sex scenes have vanished from cinema. But they’re still very much present – in all their awkward, perverse glory.
There are signs that home movie viewing could meet a resurgence of local movie-going that draws on entertainment conventions that preceded Hollywood’s rise.
The experience of going to the cinema is unique, wrote Woolf.
Depictions of Indian life in cinema and soap operas have found particular affinity with communities in Northern Ghana.
At the end of the 1925 movie ‘Red Kimono,’ the protagonist, Gabrielle Darley, throws away her garment and moves on to a better life. Real life is more complicated.
The French government, by prioritizing only “essential” sectors during the Covid-19 pandemic, is ignoring the importance of its culture and cultural assets.
What the closure of Blue Sky studios means for the future of cartoons
For decades, rape-revenge films focused on fathers avenging crimes against their daughters. But filmmakers are telling new stories.
With No Time To Die pushed back for the third time, the timeliness that has contributed to the brand’s success could be its downfall.