It’s refreshing to see disabled actors in disabled roles, but can’t the academy acknowledge films that highlight disability without falling into stereotypical representations?
From Dundee to Dublin, horror spectaculars are springing up like zombies from the dead.
Three Oscar-nominated films prominently featured characters using sign languages. It’s an important contribution to recognising Deaf culture and identity.
Not everyone can escape to the ocean’s depths to avoid the Trump presidency, but we can escape to the movies. ‘The Shape of Water’ reminds audiences of the humanity of those who are marginalized.
Mexican directors have won in their category four years out of the past five.
The leading contender for the Oscars has been hit with claims its theme comes from an unacknowledged 1960s play. What does US copyright law say?
The Shape of Water is an entertaining movie, but it also has a timely, allegorical message about the challenges we may face with new scientific discoveries, and our willingness to accept difference.
This year’s Toronto International Film Festival is a further example of how science, technology, engineering and math illuminate movies – and, in the process, our minds.