Film and Television
Bringing ancient Rome to life
What film adaptions of Ancient Rome do historians like the most? We ask four University of Melbourne experts to give us their favourite screen visions of Rome.
Sex and the remake
A new book by a University of Melbourne expert explores the fraught process of remaking a film or TV show, and why updating attitudes to sex may not always work
Family movies, for the soul
The holidays are here, the family is around, so what feel-good movies to watch together and reconnect? Relax, here are ten from University of Melbourne experts
Nanette, self-deprecation and when not to use it
Hannah Gadsby's Nanette highlights why Australians' tendency to self-deprecate needs to be handled with caution, says a University of Melbourne psychologist.
Cannes vs Netflix: A screen battle of blockbuster proportions
A University of Melbourne expert looks at the clash between the Cannes Film Festival and Netflix, after films without theatrical distribution were disallowed.
Why the lost daughters of Picnic at Hanging Rock still haunt us
As the new adaption of Picnic at Hanging Rock debuts on TV, a University of Melbourne expert looks at the rise of feminism and female leads on our small screens
Cris Jones on The Death and Life of Otto Bloom
Director Cris Jones discusses his debut feature, The Death and Life of Otto Bloom, this year's Melbourne International Film Festival opening film.
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?
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.
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.