Since the second world war, changing ideas about how children should behave have made us fear independent and competent children.
Time dilation might seem like science fiction, but it’s not. There are astronauts circling the Earth right now who are experiencing it – though luckily nowhere near as much as Buzz Lightyear.
The company has been suspected of alluding to same-sex couples in the past but Lightyear’s kiss could be the first overt instance of LGBTQ+ representation.
Films like Princess Mononoke, My Neighbour Totoro and Nausicaä created by Hayao Miyazaki explore the perils of neglecting nature.
The outrageous martial arts scenes in Everything Everywhere All At Once pay homage to classic films like Jackie Chan’s Rumble In The Bronx and the Hui brothers’ The Private Eyes.
Marie Antoinette has become a symbol of female profligacy made up of as much history as she is of modern film and art.
The film based on Walter Lord’s 1955 account is much more accurate than James Cameron’s epic.
Australian classic The Castle is turning 25 this month - here’s why its iconic quotes and Aussie battler story have become beloved and revered.
Archive 81 on Netflix uses “found footage”, a film technique beloved by the horror genre, in ways we haven’t seen before.
Women in films are often damsels in distress. Psychology shows such representations can impact how people feel about violence and gender roles in real life.
The ‘Die Hard’ actor is suffering from a communications disorder that affects 2 million Americans.
No longer restricted to the best international feature film, foreign-language movies are nominated in several categories this year.
The end is often envisioned the same way: abruptly, hopelessly and completely. How does this constrain the range of possible solutions?
Critics who are irritated by a lack of an apparent villain in ‘Encanto’ need to take a closer look at the effects of colonial displacement.
Mei’s family run a temple to their ancestors in Toronto, depicting a rich and important tradition in Chinese culture.
Representations of girls on screen have become much better over the years but there is still a vocal audience who would rather they be tame and demure.
A provocative short film about a woman and her dog, Bestia highlights the impunity enjoyed by Chile’s military and politicians
Teen boys who date adult women tend to experience their relationships differently than girls who date older men.
Indigenous filmmakers are changing the world by telling their own stories in their own ways.
Many of Count Orlok’s characteristics have gone on to be canon in the lore of vampires.