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The 50 best movies on Stan
Want to know the best films to watch on Stan? Here’s the mother of all guides.
Scream started a conversation 25 years ago – and horror fans are still talking
What’s your favourite scary movie…about scary movies? Let’s go deeper into this densely metatextual slasher franchise.
The best 25 classic films on Netflix Australia
From coke-addled gangsters to canoe trips from hell, here’s a batch of bona fide classics.
We’re not kidding – 10 iconic Charlie Chaplin films are returning to cinemas
As The Kid prepares to turn 100, Chaplin’s coming back to the big screen.
The 10 essential David Gulpilil movies
The still astonishing David Gulpilil has an absolutely amazing body of work.
Celebrate Heathers arriving on Netflix with Winona Ryder’s 10 essential roles
We take you through the essential Wino, from vamp to vampire.
The 12 greatest modern werewolf movies
Over the last few decades there’s been some damn fine werewolf movies—from pulpy to serious and low budget to blockbuster.
The best director’s cuts and extended editions ever made
Zack Snyder’s Justice League isn’t the first time a director has restored a compromised film to their original vision.
7 classic sitcoms to watch now that WandaVision has finished
WandaVision draws on many inspirations – including these seven classic sitcoms.
10 hugely important films celebrating big milestones in 2021
Each time that January 1 hits, it also kicks off 12 months of new excuses to celebrate classic titles.
Pinocchio and the problem of fantastical things in realistic looking films
The timbered tyke is back, in a film that raises interesting discussions about fantasy and reality.
The scariest films ever made, decade by decade
Matt Glasby takes a decade-by-decade look at cinema’s scariest.
I binged all the American Ninja movies because my editor is a sadistic monster
How much brain damage can these movies cause if watched back to back? Short answer: a lot.
How Bruce Lee continues to influence the zeitgeist, half a century after his death
From Tarantino to martial arts shows to the MCU – Bruce Lee is still working his magic.
Netflix’s new show gets it wrong: Nurse Ratched was never a villain
Well hell – the entire premise of Netflix’s popular new show is just plain wrong.
Christian Slater’s 10 best performances, from Heathers to Mr Robot
Christian Slater was an up-and-comer in the ’80s and a box office drawcard in the ’90s. Now he’s back in a big way.
The meaning of Fantasia, Disney’s beloved psychedelic masterpiece
On its 80th birthday we do the unthinkable—and explain what this trippy classic is actually about.
Top 10 Spike Lee films, from Da 5 Bloods to Do the Right Thing
The great Spike Lee makes films unlike anybody else.
Every Halloween movie, ranked from worst to best
With the most recent Halloween movie now on Netflix, we revisit one of cinema’s most iconic horror franchises.
10 hidden gems on Disney+ you probably haven’t heard of
Here’s all kinds of strange hidden gems to delight Mousketeers of all ages.
10 of the craziest Nicolas Cage moments, from smoking crack to watching snuff
The Cageiest moments that Nicolas Cage ever Nicolased Caged.
100 years on, The Cabinet of Dr Caligari is just as trippy as ever
This batshit crazy film has had a massive impact on film and cultural history.