From Russian Doll to Severance, a spate of conceptual TV series are rehearsing thought experiments challenging our assumptions about the world.
Wim Wenders’ latest film invites viewers to reflect on their ageing bodies.
During the Franco dictatorship, Spanish cinema goers were forced to watch the regime’s propaganda newsreels before every film.
Though 2024 once again proffers a mind-numbing number of sequels, thankfully there seem to be fewer superhero films than usual on the cards.
This adaption of Alice Walker’s 1982 novel is an emotional yet joyful exploration of black womanhood in the early 20th century South.
This powerful new eco drama suggests “cli-fi” could play a crucial role in climate communication.
A tension between cult, critical and popular appeal is part of Norman Jewison’s most prominent legacy.
Jewison had a trailblazing commitment to the development of film in Canada, seen both in his founding of the Canadian Film Centre and when he visited us at the Windsor International Film Festival.
Mae D Huettig, Romana Javitz and Shirley Graham DuBois were instrumental in their respective media fields but very few of us will be aware of their individual contributions.
The Burn Book still exists in 2024 but the physical device now seems quaint. Today, the internet gives everyone the power to be a mean girl.
From technological prowess to new narratives, silent film came into its own against the backdrop of the Iron Lady.
‘Somebody has to do something’: Top feature film and documentary picks from scholars examining climate change and cinema offer courage to hold contradictory truths and pursue climate solutions.
When the film premiered, theatergoers fainted and vomited. It went on to inspire a series of copycat films – while fomenting a cultural panic about the demons in our midst.
Steven Spielberg was Hollywood’s wonder boy, best known for films about sharks, aliens and archeologists. Then he turned his attention to the Holocaust.
The powerful beauty of The Peasants comes from the setting of the film against famous Polish and European paintings.
There is a long history of musicals in Australia, popular with audiences since the 1930s.
As Hollywood continues to reckon with its past, Vivien Leigh’s story is a reminder of the challenges faced by women, even the most successful ones.
What seems at first blush to be an innovative approach to franchise movie-making is nothing more than a futile exercise in cinematic nostalgia.
Most movies tend to minimise or exaggerate insomnia symptoms. Insomnia is also rarely depicted as an illness that can be treated.
A silent German film from 1918 was one of cinema’s first dramatic presentations of queer love. Over a century later, and the story of love in a hostile social environment still resounds.