The Disneyfication of the AFL
Australian Rules football is a grassroots sport, but a University of Melbourne expert says the AFL's corporatisation is distancing itself from the fans.
Putting the real in fantasy superheroes
The late great Stan Lee’s superheroes are grounded in emotional reality and an optimism that we can still save the world, says a University of Melbourne expert
Captain America is a Marvel to behold
Captain America: Civil War suggests Disney and Marvel are streets ahead of their rivals DC and Warner in terms of creating nuanced and believable superheroes.