A scene from the 2017 film Geostorm: many societies have historically attempted to deal with collective trauma by replaying and restaging it in art.
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Natural disasters are becoming more frequent and Hollywood cinema has kept pace. In a time of global warming, these 'eco-disaster' films are fraught with meaning.
Marianne Ihlen: she remains stuck in the role of the beautiful ingénue, the part-time lover, in Nick Broomfield’s documentary.
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Nick Broomfield's latest documentary explores the romance between Leonard Cohen and Marianne Ihlen. But the film fails to confront the harder truths of the license taken by, and conceded to, creative men.
One actor, three ages.
For decades, animators have attempted to recreate realistic human faces without entering what's called the 'uncanny valley.'
Some argue that a parody of a fictional scene is not the same thing as comparing someone to the real historical figure.
Online videos of Hitler getting angry at things, based on a 2004 film scene, have found enduring appeal and recently featured in a Fair Work Commission case. Why the furor?
Watch and learn. Is Hustlers just another Hollywood stripshow?
As strippers take another turn around the pole in Hustlers, a look at Hollywood history shows we like to watch.
A scene from Jonathan Glazer’s new short film, The Fall.
Can we stop our current political free-fall? Perhaps this dystopian short offers a way out.
Lina Wertmüller (right) on the set of Seven Beauties, which she wrote and directed.
The first woman ever nominated for a Best Director Award - more than 40 years ago - Lina Wertmüller has just been honoured by the academy. She is known for her hilariously irreverent films.
Kyle MacLachlan as Jeffrey Beaumont in David Lynch’s cult classic film ‘Blue Velvet.’
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The famous director is receiving an honorary Oscar, and the timing couldn't be more appropriate.
South African actors are lobbying government to demand better working conditions and labour protection.
A film about Cape Town's environmental resources features a cast as diverse as breakdancers and wetland activists - and is being used as a study aid globally.
Two new screen productions – Ramy and Slam – tell stories embracing the complexity of young Arab and Muslim men in the US and Australia.
Two new screen productions show us the nuances of growing up in Arab and Muslim migrant communities. They're a refreshing look at stories too seldom told.
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We don't want to have to think about our role in creating the individuals who commit violence. Amazingly, Joker asks us to.
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The second feature from the creator of Brass Eye and Four Lions is a savage spoof on the FBI's counter-terrorism strategy.
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Detailed analysis of 1,300 movies finds that women actors earn an average of US$1.1m or 25% less than their male colleagues.
The director Salvador Mallo, a stand-in for Almodóvar himself, is played by Antonio Banderas.
The Spanish director's new film is a mischievously autobiographical commentary on the healing powers of art.
Members of the Venice International Film Festival jury panel.
Pledges on gender parity are not worth the paper they are written on if selection processes remain secret.
Are our interests shifting away from film and towards TV series? As media changes, is there even a difference between TV and film?
Deeyah Khan in White Right: Meeting the Enemy.
This selection of films shows the problem of extremism in its complexity, examining how real people can become radicalised.
Travis Fimmel and Jay Kiriona in Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan (2019).
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A new Australian film tells the story of one of the most iconic battles of the Vietnam war - but the film repeats disputed facts and interpretations.
Roma director Alfonso Cuarón at the 2019 Golden Globe Foreign-Language Film Symposium.
Giving a movie subtitles or dubbing it into multiple languages makes commercial and cultural sense, but the process can be riddled with potential pitfalls.