Quick on the uptake: Corona is one of a number of new films reacting to the pandemic.
COVID-19 has hit the film industry hard, but some enterprising film-makers are already plotting ways to cope with the 'new normal'.
From Greta Garbo to Gwyneth Paltrow, the screen cough is reliably fatal. But this film and television favourite walks a fine line between suspense and comedy.
A mural of Cardi B updated by the artist Colton Valentine to include a face mask in San Antonio. Cardi B’s instagram post, ‘Shit is getting real’ went viral.
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Now that we know what essential work is, it seems the perfect time to reflect upon the not-so-essential work of celebrities.
Romance on the High Seas.
Nothing passes the time like a singalong to some classics from the Golden Age of Hollywood.
Robert De Niro is one of the top middle men in the world of cinema.
From Bollywood to Hollywood, which actors are best the connected?
The film misses an opportunity to highlight the broader problems of inequality and discrimination in the media.
Saoirse Ronan, from left, Margot Robbie and Greta Gerwig are seen in the audience at the Oscars on Feb. 9, 2020, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.
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Gerwig’s adaptation of Little Women gives us perhaps the most explicitly feminist take to date on the classic novel, highlighting the value of women’s joy and labour.
Rogue coffee cups and changing hairstyles can distract film audiences. Whose job is it to maintain continuity? And does it matter in the big picture?
Michelle Williams arrives at the world premiere of ‘All the Money in the World.’
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A new analysis of over 400 actors shows that gender discrimination plays a major role in Hollywood salaries.
When a filmmaker as big as Scorsese needs Netflix for funding, what does it mean for the little guys?
With big theatre chains refusing to show Martin Scorsese's new big budget mob movie, the future of cinema is looking a little dimmer.
Watch and learn. Is Hustlers just another Hollywood stripshow?
As strippers take another turn around the pole in Hustlers, a look at Hollywood history shows we like to watch.
Jeremy Renner and Robert Downey Jr in Avengers: Endgame.
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Martin Scorsese believes superhero movies are 'not cinema'. What do the experts think?
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We don't want to have to think about our role in creating the individuals who commit violence. Amazingly, Joker asks us to.
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Detailed analysis of 1,300 movies finds that women actors earn an average of US$1.1m or 25% less than their male colleagues.
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If sci-fi films mirror the world's contemporary dystopian anxieties, then over the years Star Wars has gone from nuclear war to environmental collapse.
Robert Redford played the golden Gatsby in 1974.
Status anxiety and conspicuous consumption generate a dazzling, often surreal poetry in F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby. But Gatsby’s rise and fall exposes deep fissures underlying the American Dream.
Jeremy Renner and Robert Downey Jr. as Hawkeye and Iron Man
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As Marvel's 22nd blockbuster looks set to become the most successful film of all time, is Hollywood running out of original ideas?
China is projected to surpass the U.S. in box office receipts in 2020.
Studios are starting to realize that diverse casts and diverse stories have a massive earning potential.
Wes Studi at the Rome Film Festival, October 2017.
This overdue honour is a welcome sign of the growing power of Native Americans.
World premiere of Godzilla: King of the Monsters at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California, on May 18 2019.
Godzilla might be radioactive and toxic but he's also a 'green' monster. As the latest 'King of the Monsters' film rampages across our screens, it's time to investigate his ecological credentials.