The sound and the flurry

Poets recite in a one-round slam to an amped-up crowd who stomp their feet and make dinosaur noises. Carmen May reports on Melbourne’s changing live poetry scene.

Sound and fear: silent film in the digital era

With new developments in digital film, it’s easier than ever to create visual horror scenes that play on viewers’ emotions, rather than relying on sound to paint the picture, writes Alana Doyle.

Shining a light on love

Filmmaker Charlie Kaufman is blending film genres and turning rom-com stereotypes on its head, writes Alyce McVicar.