We’d like to welcome you to INQ, Crikey’s ambitious new inquiry journalism initiative. Starting June 24, INQ investigative reporting — lifting the rocks, connecting the dots, following the money trail and exposing misuse of power — will appear regularly in Crikey.
We look forward to sharing this exciting new phase with you.
Tamsin Creed, Publisher
Crikey has launched a new culture website -- and this blog has moved.
Legendary studio mogul Harvey "Scissorhands" Weinstein is coming to Australia. Here are five ways he can help the Australian film industry.
ABC3's upcoming 13-part series Nowhere Boys is geared towards a young adult audience, but going by the first four episodes both grown-ups and adolescents will find it addictive viewing.
James Gandolfini rose to stardom with his unforgettable performance in TV's The Sopranos. But the veteran character actor, who passed away this week, also did great things for cinema.
The Sydney Film Festival is now underway, cinephiles in Australia once again spoiled for choice. Which titles should you see? I've written a bunch of short reviews of some of my highlights.
Over zealous trailer editors reveal the best bits in movies well before you cough up your hard-earned to see them. But can a trailer really spoil the cinematic experience? I invented a way to find out.
Zach Braff has snubbed the Hollywood studio system and launched a remarkably successful Kickstarter initiative to finance his new film. In the resulting commotion and commentary, some important factors have been neglected.
A fresh batch of Paul Hogan related headlines reminds us that while the Crocodile Dundee star might have a large knife, he may also have a limited capacity for smart business decisions.
The life of veteran American film critic Roger Ebert is inspiring for many reasons. None more so than those relating to his greatest "crime."
The Incredible Burt Wonderstone is the latest example of how CGI can mess up depictions of magic on film. To discover why venture back with me to my former life as an amateur magician...