Emotional Fidelity: True Crime and Misogyny in Ali Abbasi’s Holy Spider

Solo Act: Music and the Man’s World in Janine Hosking’s Knowing the Score


Roles to Play: Games, Learning and Child Development in Bluey

Poetry in Pieces: The Carnal and the Divine in Michael Lee’s The Mystical Rose

Crises of Faith: Christianity, Aboriginal Spirituality and Colonisation in Warwick Thornton’s The New Boy

In the Company of Men: Fictionalising Misogyny in Kitty Green’s The Royal Hotel

Toys Are Us: Feminism, Consumerism and Becoming in Barbie

Cinema Science: Plumbing the Depths of Avatar: The Way of Water

The Mountain Will Not Move: Rolf de Heer’s The Survival of Kindness

Looking to Spring: Fear and Regeneration in Noora Niasari’s Shayda

To Hell with Elevation: Ritual, Power and Transformation in Talk to Me

Valley of Iniquity: Escaping Subjugation in Gloriavale

Assembling the Debris: Russia 1985–1999: TraumaZone

The Myth of the Ocean, the Reality of Water: Robert Connolly and Radha Mitchell on Blueback

No Turning Back: Temporality, Displacement and Desire in Goran Stolevski’s Of an Age

Stolen Glances: Goran Stolevski on You Won’t Be Alone and Of an Age

Mirror Image: Thomas M Wright on The Stranger

Haunting Portraits: Intimacy and Identity in Alena Lodkina’s Petrol

‘What a Way to Make a Living’: Commodified Identity in Gracie Otto’s Seriously Red

On the Same Wavelength: Connection Through Radio in Platon Theodoris’ The Lonely Spirits Variety Hour

Suburban Fragments: Community and Bricolage in Tim Barretto’s Bassendream

Laughing on the Inside: Frank Lotito’s Wog Boys Forever and Multicultural Comedy

Marching Through Time: Māori History, Biographical Filmmaking and Whina

For the Record: Commemorating the Co-ops in John Hughes and Tom Zubrycki’s Senses of Cinema

‘Enter My House Justified’: Amiel Courtin-Wilson’s Man on Earth and Assisted Suicide on Screen

Unfolding Disaster: Reliving Black Summer in Eddie Martin’s Fire Front

Creation, Care and Country: Penelope McDonald on Audrey Napanangka

First Person Plural: Art and Provocation in Larissa Behrendt’s You Can Go Now

Open Investigations: Love and Obsession in Park Chan-wook’s Decision to Leave

Interrupted Youth: Forced Marriage in Hà Lệ Diễm’s Children of the Mist

Stoking the Fire: The Rousing Fictions of RRR

Animating History: The Holocaust and Its Echoes in Where Is Anne Frank

Cinema Science: Hitting New Speeds in Top Gun: Maverick

In Hot Pursuit: The Spirit of Alfred Hitchcock in Roadgames

Australia Daze

A New Era for Australian Arts Funding – or a False Dawn?

Disappearing Act: Free-to-air Shows Hit the Paywall

Back to the Pictures: Nostalgic Programming Fills Cinema Seats

From Podcast to Small Screen: How Sound Is Feeding Vision (and Vice Versa)