Actress Mia Wasikowska, star of Crimson Peak, grew up in the gaze of a camera lens, in a family of photographers.
Yorgos Lanthimos’s surrealist film The Lobster, punctures cherished myths about love and marriage in an absurdist alternative universe.
Acclaimed director Jocelyn Moorhouse returned from the US because family was more important than the Hollywood machine.
Justin Kurzel’s Macbeth falls short in exploring the true depths of ‘black and deep desires’.
She’s played everything from English aristocrats to Melbourne stalkers. Now Emily Blunt has joined the FBI.
Joel Edgerton talks about The Gift and how he got from sleeping out the back of Phillip Noyce’s house to Hollywood success.
Viggo Mortensen crosses the desert mountains with an Arab prisoner in 'Far From Men', set during Algeria’s war of independence.
David Wenham's acting roles have taken him from Middle-earth to a leper colony to, most recently, Botany Bay.
The splendid cast of Thomas Vinterberg’s adaptation Far from the Madding Crowd can’t make up for the director ironing out the nuance.
His documentaries have reaped plaudits but Alex Gibney has also felt the wrath of those on whom he’s shone his spotlight.
Thirty-year-old director Ariel Kleiman’s turns the Mornington Peninsula into Eastern Europe.
By her own admission, Helen Mirren hasn’t done too badly at crafting an illustrious career.
Filmmaker George Miller re-enters the dystopian world that first shot him to fame.
Like Bergman and Antonioni, Olivier Assayas focuses on the experience of women, as in his latest, Clouds of Sils Maria.
Prolific, controversial, funny, fearless … Actor James Franco has it all.
Paul Thomas Anderson’s efforts to stay true to the novel Inherent Vice leave this film noir floundering in the dark.
In Brisbane for an exhibition of his visual art, American auteur David Lynch talks about his sources of creativity.
Tim Burton leaves behind his usual dark canvas to frame a colourful true story of art-world artifice in the film Big Eyes.
For British funnyman David Mitchell, falling in love with the perfect woman was easy. It was the years of waiting for her that were hell.
Laura Poitras’s Snowden film, Citizenfour, is a welcome return to documentary that doesn’t tell us what to think.
Foxcatcher’s fearless stars score all the points in a takedown of naked narcissism and searing sociopathy.
Timothy Spall embodies Turner in a virtuosic performance of an artist in pursuit of the ethereal and elemental.
Turkish auteur Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s meditative but tightly wound Winter Sleep.
Jane Fonda could have coasted as a movie star. Instead, she campaigned for everything from feminism to peace in the Middle East.
Fury wins the battle as a buddy film, but too many punches are pulled for it to win the war.
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