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  1. 19 December 2017 - Humanities

    I’m dreaming of a...

    In a new book, a University of Melbourne academic looks at why films sentimentalise Christmas and the holidays without reflecting reality.

  2. 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.

  3. 28 April 2017 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Looking for a break in La La Land

    A group of University of Melbourne alumni are building successful careers in Hollywood.

  4. 31 March 2017 - Science Matters

    Alien life as we know it

    Science is showing that the discovery of life on another planet - the premise of the movie Life - is becoming more likely. Our scientist / reviewer explains why

  5. 10 July 2016 - Humanities

    Seven Shakespeare movies you cannot miss

    Seven film adaptations of Shakespeare's plays that stand out because they are both entertaining and deepen our understanding of the Bard's works.

  6. 24 September 2015 - Science Matters

    An astrophysicist meets The Martian

    Does Ridley Scott's new movie pass the science test? Mars-obsessive and astrophysicist Dr Katie Mack finds out.

  7. 23 September 2015 - Legal Affairs

    Court fight is just a shot across the pirates’ bows

    Melbourne Law School intellectual property expert Professor Andrew Christie discusses the latest legal developments in the battle against illegal downloading.

  8. 22 September 2015 - Music, Arts & Screen

    The Wolfpack and the ethics of documentary filmmaking

    The Wolfpack, the story of five brothers who've been confined to their apartment for most of their lives, raises multiple ethical questions for Steve Thomas.