A new book explores the enormous Alien franchise spawned by the 1979 film.
Judy Blume’s Are You There God? It’s me, Margaret is a coming-of-age story about identity, relationships, and relationships with your own body. It’s frequently challenged – and enduringly loved.
Science fiction has always been good at predicting distant futures and now governments are turning to them to ward off possible threats.
A sociologist interviewed dozens of middle-class Black singles about their friendships, freedom and dating lives.
We are told that Magic Mike’s show is a “zombie apocalypse of repressed desire”, yet we don’t hear from the “zombies” themselves.
On a Monday morning in September of 2021, I sat down on my couch and hit play.
Predictions of the death of romantic comedy have been repeated over time. But it has been with us since before Shakespeare and is still very much alive and in constant transformation.
To convict Alec Baldwin of manslaughter for the on-set deadly shooting of Halyna Hutchins in 2021, prosecution will need to show that the actor was either reckless or criminally negligent.
A range of films spanning different eras confronts viewers with the same question: ‘What if all that hard work isn’t really worth it?’
When September melancholy hits Simmone Howell, she escapes the cold Melbourne spring to Gavin Lambert’s Los Angeles – and his ‘tough, kooky’ adolescent fantasy figure, Daisy Clover.
Heat 2, the literary sequel to Michael Mann’s classic cops-and-robbers film, is weird. Would it stand alone as a novel? Possibly not. But reading it is an incredibly pleasurable experience.
Movies carrying the NC-17 rating have traditionally been difficult to screen and promote, as they were locked out of some movie theater chains and traditional advertising.
China is seen as Africa’s saviour and friend in the film - which is still full of racist stereotypes.
Our expert saw around 40 films at this year’s Sydney Film Festival, and presents their top picks.
Blood Sisters is untypical of Nollywood’s normal fair in a number of ways. It chooses thrill over romance and challenges taboos.
The Afrobeat star used music to promote and preserve his Yoruba culture - while entertaining diverse global influences.
In their press rounds, director Peter Jackson and Paul McCartney have been eager to recast the legacy of the band’s final years.
From the indie to the blockbuster, Halloween viewing recommendations whatever your taste.
A wave of new horror films leant into Tony Blair’s Asbo policy demonising young working class men, portraying them as the monsters that society should be scared of.
Streaming platforms have introduced to thousands of hyper-specific categories and genres that shape our tastes.