It's a malleable mythos that has been adapted by kings and queens as well as artists and filmmakers.
For decades, rape-revenge films focused on fathers avenging crimes against their daughters. But filmmakers are telling new stories.
Early into the pandemic there were cries and questions as to whether the cinema industry would survive. The answer, it seems, was here all along. A robust and diverse local industry.
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.
In depicting brutal massacres and mission life, this film gets a lot right. And the model for its central protagonist may well be a young man called Narlim, exiled from his country in the late 1930s.
The Digs' archaeologists are closer to reality than the intrepid Indiana Jones, and that's refreshing.
The sequel to 2018's Occupation, this new alien invasion film is overly ambitious, both incomprehensible and shrill.
What role does culture play when it comes to disasters?
Dead cities are enduring images in post-apocalyptic literature and cinema.
Watching a foreign film or TV show doesn't automatically teach you the language – but there are ways to make it stick.
Hollywood continues to dramatically exaggerate the medical risks associated with abortion while downplaying barriers to access.
Industry experts see the shift away from theatrical releases as a sign that Hollywood studios are embracing the inevitable future. But is it as simple as that?
Miles Franklin's masterpiece features an untamed, unapologetic heroine, positing a choice between career and love rather than women 'having it all'.
Canadians won't be able to stream 'Wonder Woman 1984' when it launches Christmas Day. Surfing streaming menus and reviews for what to watch and where may become a new Christmas movie tradition.
The movie is indeed a silly look at how sharing song and media in popular culture can affect how we relate as individuals and nations but it also carries deeper insights.
Being a gay man with disability means you don’t see yourself onscreen. Thomas Banks wants to change all that.
Just because two events last a month does not mean they both last the same amount of time.
Centred around a Blues Party in London, the second film from the Small Axe anthology captured the excitement of setting up a party but missed things about sound system culture in the UK.
Some scientists say attributing 'human-like' qualities to animals is misleading. Others say it's a great tool for conservation. Either way, the Netflix hit My Octopus Teacher has a positive message.
You might have the impression they're bad but give them another try and you might be surprised.