The titan of French film has died, aged 91. His was a career of immense creativity, which redefined the grammar of cinema.
James Caan never cared for the trappings of stardom, but he was a prolific actor for 60 years.
E.T. is a movie with a heart. The special effects are minimal. What counts is the story, and the boy and his friend at its centre.
Most of Garland’s films are strikingly void of musical numbers that exist purely for their own sake. Her talents as an actor and singer would shape the movie musical for decades.
The history of martial arts films is almost as long as the history of cinema. Shang-Chi and the Ten Rings excitingly pushes the genre forward.
Wake in Fright premiered at Cannes in 1971 but met with a shocked reaction. It largely fell into obscurity for 40 years, yet is now considered a classic.
Called ‘vile’ by Variety, and banned by Australian censors, Pink Flamingos is a shocking and hilarious film.
Billy Wilder’s 1950 classic noir , ‘Sunset Boulevard,’ blurred boundaries between reality and fiction through casting. Recognizing cameos makes viewers feel we’re part of the film’s story.
The Trouble With Being Born has been withdrawn from Melbourne International Film Festival – but individual viewers should be able to decide what films they want to see.
Could a lingering impact of coronavirus be a new heyday of the original socially-distanced cinema?
A series of films made between 1927 and 1952 shone a light on the convict ruins of Port Arthur and helped develop dark tourism in Australia.
The groundbreaking German expressionist film Cabinet of Dr. Caligari premiered in 1920. It is just as shocking – and influential – 100 years on.
True History of the Kelly Gang marks the tenth screen version of the Ned Kelly outbreak, and is a more violent and dark – and therefore true – telling.