Chess in Australia during the 1960s, the period of The Queen’s Gambit, was a far cry from the popularity of the game in the US. It was hard to get chess learning materials or travel to tournaments.
A new series has been announced by Netflix but the last time the game was adapted it wasn't exactly a success. The lack of coherent narrative within the expansive gaming world may be to blame.
Lockdown increased the appetite for on-demand viewing.
In this new season of The Crown, Queen Elizabeth has two rivals for centre stage: Margaret Thatcher, played dazzlingly well by Gillian Anderson, and Diana Spencer.
It's a very modern version which gives the female characters more agency than in previous adaptations.
A much talked-about scene from the latest Netflix horror raises important questions about how the Bible deals with mental health.
Have you ever watched something because YouTube recommended it to you? You've probably been influenced by an algorithm. But at the end of the day, underneath all the algorithms are people.
The 2020 federal budget allocates an additional A$53 million towards screen funding, but there are strings attached.
The motion picture industry has endured a pandemic before. But the coronavirus may completely upend the old way of doing business.
The documentary educates viewers about the problems social networks present to both our privacy and agency online. But it doesn't really tell us how to fight the tide.
Cinemas have survived threats before. But the pandemic shutdown might speed up the shift to short theatre runs or take us back to the old studio-style monopolies.
Judged by gay activists to be a cruel and outdated film almost 50 years ago, what can a remake of The Boys in the Band offer today?
The outrage over the teen film 'Cuties' diverts attention from the social structures that enforce conflicting expectations on young women.
This Netflix TV series following an ensemble of young hopefuls in the 1950s is sophisticated, juicy and eye-opening entertainment.
Decades of bad government policies have come to a head for TV workers unable to earn during the pandemic.
Most of the interviewees in the new documentary seek to correct what they see as unfair criticism of Anelka. Few discuss his failings.
Six hours of streaming video may be the equivalent of burning one litre of petrol.
As allegations of abuse in women’s gymnastics mount worldwide, it is time to raise the minimum age.
The new adaptation of the ancient Arthurian legend is unlike anything you have seen before.
Young people continue to find new ways to connect on social media, in spaces that are increasingly hard for governments to regulate.