Actor and producer Margot Robbie's wild success with the Barbie movie has been recognised by the Australian screen industry with a clutch of AACTA Awards.
It's still a Barbie world with Margot Robbie and her smash hit movie winning an armful of screen awards as two productions dominated local categories.
Manslaughter charges against Hollywood heavyweight Alec Baldwin over a deadly film set shooting have been revived.
Oppenheimer has won the Golden Globe for best movie drama as Christopher Nolan's epic dominated the awards, while Poor Things took out best comedy or musical.
Amid defence and security talks with India, Australia has also signed off on a film production deal.
Cinemas are opening in new locations in Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney as a box office boom defies cost of living concerns.
While actors remain on strike, late-night and daytime talk shows are awaiting the Hollywood writers' union's green light to resume production.
Matt Damon, Emily Blunt, Cillian Murphy and Florence Pugh are among the stars of Oppenheimer who walked out of the film's premiere as a strike was called.
Australian actress Cate Blanchett and costume designer Catherine Martin are among the leading trophy winners at the British Academy Film Awards.
Baz Luhrmann's box office hit Elvis has won best film at the AACTA Awards, with Chris Hemsworth also gaining recognition for screen industry contribution.
A grey shed beside a Melbourne motorway is competing with some of the leading production studios across Australia and internationally.
The Australian premiere of Baz Luhrmann's latest film Elvis is underway on the Gold Coast.
Frontrunners CODA and The Power of the Dog could deliver the first Oscar for best picture to a streaming service when Hollywood gathers for the Academy Awards.