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Snow White sends wrong message to girls about consent: Kristen Bell

Snow White sends wrong message to girls about consent: Kristen Bell

In the shadow of #MeToo, actress Kristen Bell has expressed concern about Snow White and the prince who kissed her without consent.

  • by Lindsey Bever

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It probably should have been called First Gender-Neutral Human
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It probably should have been called First Gender-Neutral Human

'One small step for an individual who identifies as a cisnormative binary-gendered male'.

  • by Danny Katz
Iranian Film Festival: Bahman Farmanara laments lack of rising talent
Movie reviews

Iranian Film Festival: Bahman Farmanara laments lack of rising talent

Despite obstacles in his country, Iranian director Bahman Farmanara's Tale of the Sea reached cinemas.

  • by Stephanie Bunbury
Thousands of third-world workers are trying to keep the internet clean
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Thousands of third-world workers are trying to keep the internet clean

Like so many dirty jobs throughout history, there's a human story about who cleans up the internet.

  • by Craig Mathieson
The real people who 'clean' Facebook content revealed in documentary
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The real people who 'clean' Facebook content revealed in documentary

In cramped cubicles in Manila, workers view tens of thousands of images daily - some of them traumatising.

  • by Jake Wilson
1% review: More mongrel needed as biker drama too nice for its own good

1% review: More mongrel needed as biker drama too nice for its own good

This Western Australian biker movie falls short of its ambitions, but at least it has some.

  • by Paul Byrnes
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Liver to deliver in film for hearts and minds at Brisbane festival
City life

Liver to deliver in film for hearts and minds at Brisbane festival

"You have a treasure," Brisbane's Tony Beret says. And if he hadn't received one of those treasures, he wouldn't be alive now.

  • by Eden Boyd
Sure, It's only October, but the Oscar race is in full swing

Sure, It's only October, but the Oscar race is in full swing

The 2018 award-season aspirants will include superheroes, space travellers and Lady Gaga, but will their movies prove popular enough to assuage the fears of an academy that nearly introduced an Oscar just for blockbusters?

  • by Kyle Buchanan
Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist review: Portrait of a fashion's wild woman a scatty, entertaining affair

Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist review: Portrait of a fashion's wild woman a scatty, entertaining affair

Vivienne Westwood thoroughly dislikes the documentary, which was shot as her company opened flagship stores in Paris and New York with balloons, plastic streamers and a loud fanfare.

  • by Sandra Hall
John Jarratt seeking 'express lane to trial date' over rape charge
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John Jarratt seeking 'express lane to trial date' over rape charge

Australian actor John Jarratt wants a historical sexual assault charge against him dealt with quickly as it continues to impact his career.

  • by Lucy Cormack
A Star Is Born review: Script doesn't bubble with wit, but it doesn't need to
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A Star Is Born review: Script doesn't bubble with wit, but it doesn't need to

The third remake of the classic film confirms Lady Gaga’s acting skills - and proves Bradley Cooper can direct.

  • by Sandra Hall