The Incredible Hulk (2008)

Gamma-radiated Bruce Banner (Edward Norton) lays low in Brazil, avoiding the elevated heart rate that transforms him into the mighty green Hulk. With designs on the radiation’s military potential, US General Thaddeus Ross (William Hurt) dispatches Emil Blonsky (Tim Roth), an ageing British Marine hopped up on a small dose of Super Solider serum, to…

Werner Herzog’s forgotten dreams and antarctic encounters

On Saturday 17 June, enjoy free screenings of two of Werner Herzog’s most jubilant explorations of the extremes of the world: his documentaries Encounters at the End of the World 2007 at 1.00pm and Cave of Forgotten Dreams 2010 at 3.00pm. These two documentaries are triumphs of modern documentary filmmaking. In both circumstances, Herzog travelled…

Iron Man (2008)

See the props from your favourite film. During the exhibition ‘Marvel: Creating the Cinematic Universe’, the Gallery of Modern Art’s Australian Cinémathèque screens all the films from the Marvel Cinematic Universe including Iron Man 2008. This is a great opportunity to see the films which have inspired the exhibition. The tone for the Marvel Cinematic Universe was set with…

Cinémathèque Live will electrify GOMA in June

GOMA’s Australian Cinémathèque, the only Australian art gallery with purpose-built facilities dedicated to film and the moving image, will be electrified across three evenings by intimate performances combining projection, lighting and spatialised sound from some of the world’s most compelling experimental electronic and electroacoustic musicians. Alessandro Cortini (Italy/United States), Grouper (United States), Lawrence English (Australia)…

Werner Herzog opening weekend

The free cinema program ‘The Wrath and Reveries of Werner Herzog’ opens this Friday night at the Australian Cinémathèque, GOMA and will run until 19 August 2017. The program explores the films of German filmmaker Werner Herzog, whose strange and spectacular works have enthralled audiences for nearly half a century. The opening night begins at…

A beginner’s guide to the Marvel Cinematic Universe

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is a single continuity of feature films and other media based on characters and stories from Marvel’s sprawling comic book history, released in ‘phases’. Though each film is self-contained, their thematic threads, recurring characters and subplots create a deep interconnectedness, which invites fans to identify hidden links and speculate feverishly on…