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  1. 5 September 2016 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Ben Hur, done that ... time to hang up the sandals

    Timur Bekmambetov’s $100-million Ben-Hur is a pointless attempt to revise a classic that should be left to the annals of cinematic history.

  2. 21 June 2016 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Five decades of films and the city that inspired them

    Fifty unseen films have been released by the University of Melbourne's Victorian College of the Arts. What do they tell us about the city that inspired them?

  3. 15 June 2016 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Film in the 2010s and beyond ... what's on next?

    As virtual reality and multi-stranded games narratives grow in stature, filmmakers face new challenges and opportunities in creating engaging stories.

  4. 7 June 2016 - Music, Arts & Screen

    When Australia met Un-Australia – film in the 2000s

    Australian cinema in the 2000s, including these rare films from the University of Melbourne, was concerned with immigration, "otherness" and national identity.

  5. 31 May 2016 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Sex in the 90s: feminism on film

    Feminism on film underwent a makeover in the 1990s. How did cinema in this decade rework, reject, radicalise or reinforce portrayals of women on screen?

  6. 17 May 2016 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Film in 1970s Melbourne — the enduring human drama

    Three never-before-seen films from the University of Melbourne's Victorian College of the Arts offer insights into filmmaking, and Melbourne life, in the 1970s.

  7. 13 May 2016 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Cool All at Onceness: Australian film in the 1960s

    Film and television alumnus Ian Baker's 1968 short film, shot while a student, reveals much about the state of the Australian film industry at the time.

  8. 4 May 2016 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Bollywood: Movies with rich rewards

    Indian movies have much to offer the Western film fan willing to give the genre a go. We recommend five classic movies to get started with.

  9. 3 May 2016 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Armchair travel: 50 years of Melbourne films

    Film and Television at the Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne, is celebrating its golden anniversary by making 50 student films available.

  10. 2 May 2016 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Captain America is a Marvel to behold

    Captain America: Civil War suggests Disney and Marvel are streets ahead of their rivals DC and Warner in terms of creating nuanced and believable superheroes.