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Lars gives Cannes the smack it needed

Crikey May 20, 2009

Cannes is like some superannuated uber-fan, goggle-eyed, dribbly and in need of a good slap. Thankfully, Lars von Trier has shaken things up with his controversial film, Antichrist.

Cannes: the last refuge of interesting fashion?

Cannes: the last refuge of interesting fashion?

Crikey May 19, 2009

The Oscars represent safe fashion. But Cannes is a trip abroad to broaden fashion horizons, writes Jessica Michault.

Is Obama the new Spock (stay with us here…)

Crikey May 19, 2009

Big thinkers -- from New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd to MIT media moguls -- have been drawing parallels between the dependably logical half-Vulcan and another mixed-race icon...

Is there copyright in space?

Luke Buckmaster May 19, 2009

Apparently all you have to do to legally download new movies -- with the government’s assistance in copying, reformatting and uploading requested titles -- is leave the planet, says Cinetology.

Star Trek reviewed by Star Wars fan

Crikey May 18, 2009

The obvious advantage possessed by the Star Trek prequel over those other ones is that the script was written by actual writers, writes Daniel Zugna.

Leonard Nimoy: the origin of Spock’s greeting

Crikey May 18, 2009

Star Trek -- there's more Judaism in it than you'd think.

Angels & Demons: like National Treasure goes to the Vatican

Angels & Demons: like National Treasure goes to the Vatican

Luke Buckmaster May 15, 2009

Another Robert Langdon movie and another bad hair day for Tom Hanks. Stay away from Angels & Demons, writes Luke Buckmaster.

RIP Charles “Bud” Tingwell

Luke Buckmaster May 15, 2009 4 Comments

Bud Tingwell's unassuming personality and placid, carefully measured style made him an endearing performer and, in his later years, a cuddly grandpa figure of the Australian film industry.

Live from the Cannes carpet

Chris Graham May 15, 2009

The Guardian reports live from all the glitz, glamour and douchebaggery of the Cannes Film Festival.

Film review: Ghosts of Girlfriends Past

Film review: Ghosts of Girlfriends Past

Luke Buckmaster May 14, 2009

This new Matthew McConaughey flick is A Christmas Carol crossed with The Wedding Crashers crossed with lobotomised generic rom-com, writes Luke Buckmaster.