Imagining new kinds of places to live is an American tradition.
The latest Disney-Pixar film has been seen as containing queer themes, but what is the animation studio trying to achieve?
Like Joker, this adaptation seeks to humanise a famous villain. But is this revisionism or a new story altogether?
The condition challenges the centuries-old idea that all great artists are able to envision what they're drawing.
The Marvel Cinematic Universe is becoming increasingly diverse, on and off screen. The franchise’s continued success depends on remaining culturally relevant.
‘WandaVision’ reimagines stories from Egyptian and Greek mythology, as well as Buddhist tradition.
Today’s stories embrace the monster — and explain how she was created.
ACMI’s first feature exhibition since its redevelopment shows fans the complex artistry behind their childhood favourites.
Released in 2001, it was the first film to really give Pixar a run for its money.
An Italian media scholar raised on American TV assesses Netflix’s ambitious strategy to create original productions in Italy, Japan, Brazil and beyond – and distribute them globally.
What the closure of Blue Sky studios means for the future of cartoons
If you still haven’t seen this movie about a jazz pianist whose soul goes on a great adventure, it’s about time you did.
Advertisers forked over $5.5 million for a mere 30 seconds of air time during the Super Bowl. Here’s Twitter’s verdict on which brands got social media bang for their bucks.
Born Christmas day, 1909, Mary Shepard greatly helped shape the image of Mary Poppins that carries through to today.
In children’s media, pain is depicted alarmingly frequently, usually unrealistically and often violently, but without empathy or help. These images of pain send all the wrong messages.
Gen Z have been collaboratively writing Ratatouille the Musical on TikTok – but what do the terms of service say about who owns the art?
The film about old toys and new turns 25 this year. Heralded as the first computer animated film, a re-examination indicates it was cautiously innovative rather than a complete break with the past.
The 97-year-old media conglomerate has changed its business strategy and is focusing most of its energy on its streaming platform, Disney+.
A battle is raging between distributors with expensive blockbusters and cinemas with empty seats.
The story of Mulan has been told and retold for 1,600 years. This latest version is more conservative, when it comes to a woman’s place, than one told in the 17th century.