David Tiley

David Tiley was the Editor of Screenhub from 2005 until he became Content Lead for Film in 2021 with a special interest in policy. He is a writer in screen media with a long career in educational programs, documentary, and government funding, with a side order in script editing. He values curiosity, humour and objectivity in support of Australian visions and the art of storytelling.

David's Latest Articles

Elvis tops the Australian box office, thank you very much

Baz Luhrmann's Elvis took the number-one slot in Oz but the US release is poised between joy and disappointment.


Lightyear fails to create a buzz for Pixar

Fearful producers could think that Pixar is damaging its brand by streaming and thereby losing glamour ... but reviews have…

Jurassic World: Dominion. Courtney Bryce Dallas. .

Jurassic World: Dominion makes double its budget in week one

The latest dino film took $558m globally in week one, but sits just behind Top Gun: Maverick's opening haul at…

Top Gun: Maverick Tom Cruise on a motorbike looking happy

Top Gun: Maverick takes $32.7m across Australia

The new Tom Cruise blockbuster is dominating at the Australian and global box offices.

Opinions & Analysis

Top Gun: Maverick hits mach speed at the box office

Older audiences are leading the sortie into cinemas for Top Gun but people born this century are buzzing the tower…


How to Please a Woman makes nearly a million in opening week

Renee Webster's Australian sex comedy has overcome performance anxiety, launching successfully in tough conditions.


Election 2022: Australian film and TV – what the pollies promise the screen industry

As the Coalition, Labor and Greens face the polls, the notion of national culture and diverse storytelling could be disappearing…

Dr Strange with many arms

Dr Strange takes all-comers at the Australian box office

Indigenous Western The Drover's Wife faces off against the might of Hollywood – good thing they have different audiences.


Downton delivers during box office downturn

Are older audiences finally returning to the cinema? Well, look, it's complicated.

Make a spiny mammal disappear? Not sure I've got a spell for that. Image: Warner Bros.

Sonic outsmarts Dumbledore in the Anzac box office battle

The kids rolled into the cinemas, allowing Sonic the Hedgehog and The Bad Guys to pick up the Easter slack.

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