Quiz: 100 years of Disney vs Warner Bros.
As two giants of Hollywood’s culture-defining studios turn 100 – Warner Bros and Disney – test your knowledge in this University of Melbourne quiz.
These five films are a ‘must see’ at MIFF 2023
You don't need to be overwhelmed by the schedule at the Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) with these hot tips from a University of Melbourne expert.
Everyone can help forge a safe ending to what Oppenheimer began
The film, Oppenheimer, is a reminder of how fallible humans created the first weapons that could destroy our world, says University of Melbourne Nobel Laureate.
A doll is just a doll is just a doll
The Barbie movie has renewed debate about the message she sends and feminism – but a University of Melbourne expert says it's a fallacy of plastic role models
Provocative women in cinema
This International Women's Day, a University of Melbourne expert says the cliché of the sensitive women filmmaker ignores confronting female-directed movies.
Zanuckville: Australia’s strangest suburb?
In the 1950s, the Hollywood Western came to Australia; a University of Melbourne expert says the cast and crew were put up in ‘Zanuckville' near Port Augusta.
The Oscars shift from big screen to TV stream
A University of Melbourne expert says Apple TV+’s win for CODA crowned a night of Oscars firsts – but what does a streaming win mean for the future of cinema?
Technodystopia: Are we heading towards a real-world Blade Runner?
Blade Runner depicted a technodystopian future. Almost 40 years on, University of Melbourne experts say some of these projections can now seem eerily accurate.
The poem behind the Green Knight
The medieval romance Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is now a movie, but the poem already has a contemporary quality, writes a University of Melbourne expert
Ablaze with ideas
An old silent film has given University of Melbourne opera singer, Tiriki Onus, a key insight into the work of his Aboriginal leader and filmmaker grandfather.