Editorial

Editorial

This MIFFmas, we’re bringing you two dossiers derived from what’s on offer at the 70th edition of the Melbourne International Film Festival. Guest editors John Edmond and Alison Taylor cover the breadth and dep...

Issue 101: Welcome to Bollywood

After 101 Issues and 23 years of publications, Senses of Cinema takes a deep dive into Indian popular cinema, the world’s largest film industry: Bollywood. While Bombay cinema is generally ignored by critics in...

Issue 100: the Centennial Edition

In 1999, the then 36-year-old Melbourne-based independent filmmaker Bill Mousoulis hatched an idea for an online film journal. The notion of starting a film journal that would purely reside on the Internet was ...

Welcome to Issue 99!

As we write the Cannes film festival has just ended and triumphantly claimed itself a “return to cinema!”. 2021, which is turning out to be a lot more like 2020 than we were expecting, is certainly banging out ...

Issue 96: Cinema As Synthesis

Welcome everyone to another issue of Senses of Cinema, our last for 2020. The year has certainly not panned out the way anyone could have predicted 12 months ago. The COVID pandemic is still raging across the w...

Cinema in the Age of COVID

As COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc on lives and societies around the world, the likes of which we have never seen (except in a disaster movie or dystopian fiction), we wanted to investigate further the impact...

A World without Cinema

In the face of mass death and economic devastation on a worldwide scale, matters of art and entertainment may seem trifling. But the COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on the cinema. With theatres shut...

Welcome to issue 93 of our journal

It’s a new year and a new decade, and for Senses of Cinema this milestone also represents the dawn of our third decade. In this issue, we continue one of our longest and most popular traditions: the annual worl...

Welcome to issue 92 of our journal

This issue marks the 20th anniversary of Senses of Cinema, and we are pleased to present to you a bumper issue with a full range of film writing, provocative ideas and interviews and reports from around the wor...

Welcome to Issue 91 of our journal

This being our mid-year issue, we are thrilled to be presenting another dossier in conjunction with a film program devoted to a great contemporary film auteur, this time Peter Strickland, screening at the Melbo...