There's a special place in Hollywood hell for actors who butcher beloved characters on screen. So Emily Blunt had every right to be nervous about becoming Mary Poppins.
A quarter of a century after The Joy Luck Club, the film adaptation of Kevin Kwan's bestselling book will feel important for many young Asian-Western women.
The mother of Frankenstein and science fiction deserved something Gothic and feminist; instead we get teen romance dressed in period garb, writes Keva York.
We don't see enough of Muslim Australia past immigration bans, burqa stunts and alarmism over "homegrown terrorism", writes Ruby Hamad.