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  1. 1 April 2022 - Humanities

    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?

  2. 21 February 2022 - Engineering & Technology

    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.

  3. 6 August 2021 - Music, Arts & Screen

    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.

  4. Podcast26 May 2021 - Music, Arts & Screen

    How to create Oscar-nominated visual effects

    Special effects artist and University of Melbourne graduate Genevieve Camilleri describes how her work creates movie monsters and her Academy Award nomination

  5. 5 March 2020 - Humanities

    Has Hollywood run out of original ideas?

    With a slew of movie remakes due out of Hollywood this year, a new book by a University of Melbourne expert answers the big question: what justifies a remake?

  6. 10 August 2018 - Music, Arts & Screen

    5 must-see films at MIFF this weekend

    A University of Melbourne film expert lists 5 films to catch this weekend at the Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF).

  7. 26 March 2018 - Humanities

    No laughing matter: The Death of Stalin and Putin’s anxieties

    The movie The Death of Stalin has been banned in Russia, revealing much about anxieties in the Kremlin, argues a University of Melbourne expert.

  8. 8 December 2017 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Why documentaries matter in an era of fake news

    In an age where the line between truth and fiction is increasingly blurry, the term 'documentary' needs more protection, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  9. 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.

  10. 5 September 2016 - Under the Microscope

    All the stage is a world if you work in theatre

    Matthew Delbridge, Head of Theatre at the Victorian College of the Arts, talks motion-capture technology and the skills needed by Australia's emerging actors.