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  1. 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.

  2. 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

  3. 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?

  4. 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).

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 15 August 2016 - Under the Microscope

    Stories from the Indian Himalayas

    Researcher Jane Dyson spent years living and working in a remote, high-altitude village in the Indian Himalayas, and tells the story of its people through film.

  10. 5 August 2016 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Suicide Squad is far from painless

    With Suicide Squad, DC had the chance to throw down the gauntlet to its superhero-film rivals Marvel. And the studio is moving in the right direction, kind of.