Yet another dramatisation of the events surrounding the financial crisis that leaves a sour taste and a questionable moral lesson.
Mad Max is Australia’s most successful Oscar winner, scooping six statues. This testament to Australian filmmaking will have a big impact on the domestic industry.
The Oscars have become the focus point for a huge cultural conversation about Hollywood, race, gender, inclusiveness and diversity. Should Australians care? Well, yes.
From Chris Rock’s opening monologue to red carpet hits (and misses), our experts analyze key moments from this year’s Academy Awards.
The Oscars really says a lot about us and the society we’ve built.
Awards – and the Oscars especially – play a crucial role in conveying the quality of a film.
Luscious silks, big dresses and red soled shoes mean the same today as in Louis XIV’s court. But today, different people own them.
In 1942 a man called Walter White travelled to Hollywood to try and persuade filmmakers to cut the negative stereotypes of African Americans in movies.
Illegal downloads proliferate during awards season. Are film leaks simply the cost of doing business?
If you haven’t seen Oscar winner Spotlight yet, go. It tells the true story of how decades of abuse in one city was finally uncovered - followed by revelations worldwide, including in my home town.
Spotlight tells the story of the investigative team at The Boston Globe which uncovered the extent of the child sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic Church in Boston.
Underneath the sheen of the Oscars is an arcane organization that’s historically sought to consolidate power.
Quickly scan this year’s film awards lists and a strong theme emerges: survival. In fact, the three films with the most Oscar nominations are all about battling terrifying odds.
Critiques of the Academy Awards’ lack of diversity have become a well-rehearsed response to the revelation of nominees. But this year, something might give.