masculinity

Edge of Tomorrow (2014): time loops and circles of hell

A military advertising exec thinks nothing of sending soldiers to die. But what goes around, comes around and around and…

Published: 2 May 2022 | Last updated: 10 October 2022
2 May 2022

The Hunt for Red October (1990): decoding the language trick

Language, lies and symbols of nationhood in The Hunt for Red October

Published: 29 March 2022 | Last updated: 28 September 2022
29 March 2022

Does cinema push positive male role models out of the picture?

Does recasting cinema's cultural icons as women short-change men?

Published: 26 November 2021 | Last updated: 13 September 2022
26 November 2021

The Shining (1980): How Kubrick’s movie differs from the book

Getting into claustrophobic cinema classic The Shining

Published: 20 August 2021 | Last updated: 25 July 2022
20 August 2021

The Foreigner (2017) explained: bad guys and cursed women

Action movies like The Foreigner take on injustice yet ignore women

Published: 1 August 2021 | Last updated: 19 August 2022
1 August 2021

Who’s the daddy? Why The Tomorrow War (2021) is a family affair

The Tomorrow War pits Chris Pratt against aliens but it’s OK – he’s a dad

Published: 3 July 2021 | Last updated: 3 May 2022
3 July 2021