‘I didn’t want to do a cartoon.’ Hans Zimmer on composing The Lion King
We sit down with the legendary Hollywood composer, who wasn’t keen to work on the original Lion King.
Disney’s live-action remakes, ranked from best to worst
Disney is obsessed with recycling their own material. Here’s the best and the worst.
Why Bluey is a great show about parenting
That lovable scamp Bluey sends some very positive messages to parents.
The Lion King constantly imitates the original—and that’s a big problem
Fortunately, no one dresses in drag and does the hula.
Frozen was our most important feminist film. Will the sequel have the same impact?
Frozen might well be the most influential feminist film ever made.
Why Wall-E’s first nine minutes are Pixar at its finest
What is the best scene from the best Pixar film? The answer involves a lovable lonely robot.
10 reasons why Toy Story 4 is actually a horror movie
Sure, it looks like a fun family film, but don’t be fooled by the marketing.
SBS World Movies will play Studio Ghibli films non-stop every weekend in July
SBS Movies will screen most of Studio Ghibli’s catalogue, every weekend in July.
The amazing cynicism of Rocko’s Modern Life
This 90s classic is an astonishingly cynical show: weird, wild, bawdy and coarse.
Disney animated movies from the 90s, ranked from worst to best
The 1990s was golden age for Disney animation. Here are all their 90s classics, ranked from worst to best.
Happy 30th birthday to The Little Mermaid, the movie that saved Disney
Maria Lewis explores the history of this classic film and tracks down its directors for an interview.
Come to a family day advance screening of Peppa Pig: Festival of Fun
That delightful big-nosed hunk of pork the kids love so much, Peppa Pig, is coming to the big screen in Peppa Pig: Festival of Fun.
Why the Shaun the Sheep Movie is a modern masterpiece
This magnificent production doesn’t get the kudos it deserves.
Easter viewing guide: the best and worst films in cinemas this school holidays
2019’s Easter crop is particularly, spanning everything from animated takes on man-versus-monster tales to Australian-made sports comedies.
Missing Link is an all-ages delight told with beautifully expressive animation
A mythological coming-of-age story told with distinctive and delightful animation.
Remembering The Animatrix: the Matrix spin-off that pays tribute to the franchise’s genre roots
From the outset, The Animatrix was an unusual prospect.
The Lego Movie 2 builds a playful, passable sequel out of familiar parts
Everything is not quite as awesome.
The 10 biggest blockbusters arriving in 2019
2019 is shaping up to be a huge year for blockbuster movies.
The Death of Superman + Reign of the Supermen coming to cinemas for one-off screening
This year marks old mate Superman’s 80th birthday.
Why Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse belongs to one of modern cinema’s most exciting movements
And this movement has nothing to do with superhero movies.
What the intro lyrics to The Lion King song Circle of Life actually mean
The meaning to these lyrics is actually quite simple.
The Grinch is bright and bouncy but burdened by a pointless backstory
Padding this tale out to feature film length has never proven completely successful