‘An idealised Australian ethos’: why Bluey is an audience favourite, even for adults without kids
A recent survey shows that Bluey was the TV program parents were most keen to watch with their children. Here's…
Film Review: Disclosure is a taut and mature debut
Gathering momentum after a string of glowing international reviews, this little independent film has big impact, says Anthony Morris.
Gaming addiction isn’t about time; it’s about attitude
China's news laws only let under 18s play videogames for 3 hours a week. That won't curb gaming addiction, writes…
Introducing the Mentors for Wordplay: A Games Writing Mentorship Program
The mentors for the Wordplay mentorship program bring with them decades of excellence in the fields of game writing and…
You should watch... Sisters with Transistors at MIFF Digital
Sisters with Transistors is a highlight of MIFF Digital: ‘The history of women has been the history of silence –…
News in Brief - Ivan Sen's Loveland gets trailer and COVID disrupts events, again
A first look at an Indigenous auteur's sci-fi film has us enraptured, while festivals and conferences scatter to avoid lockdowns.
You should watch… Feel Good Season 2 on Netflix
We’re living in a pretty remarkable period of queer comedy, and Canadian comedian Mae Martin’s Feel Good is a glowing…
Why Cate Shortland was the perfect choice for Marvel's Black Widow
Cate Shortland is not your standard gun-for-hire director, but she was the perfect choice for Black Widow, says Daryl Sparkes.
Netflix films look more like TV shows - here’s the technical reason why
Ari Mattes explores the visual differences between film recorded by high resolution sensors and film shot on celluloid.
News In Brief - Shopping around at Cannes and Frog Detectives
Plus a couple of notable appointments, Australians picking up global awards, and some deep dives into the videogames