In Sydney, a dialogue on British artist Grayson Perry with the Museum of Contemporary Art’s chief curator, Rachel Kent.
On the Art Gallery of New South Wales, the Sydney Festival, and more.
Actor Brendan Cowell on tackling Australia’s alcohol culture in his feature film directorial debut, Ruben Guthrie.
Talking Paolo Sorrentino, John Huston, and BFI London Film Festival highlights with film culture tsar Adrian Wootton.
Jake Gyllenhaal on Everest, family, boxing, and Lou Bloom’s connection with Donnie Darko.
A look back at the first international retrospective of David Bowie’s multifaceted career; plus, viewing notes from the Art Institute of Chicago.
TV on the Radio, Ruben Guthrie, and Vivid Lights were among Sydney’s cultural highlights in June.
The Auckland Writers Festival refracted through a dialogue with Haruki Murakami interviewer John Freeman.
The Daily Show host on condescending to young people, leather, absurd comedy, and directing Rosewater.
An encounter with Keira Knightley at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Shihad’s Jon Toogood is still New Zealand’s best frontman.
Alan Gilbert, Simon Rattle, and Rokia Traoré were among New York City’s cultural highlights in autumn 2014.
Gone Girl’s Tyler Perry. Plus, a New York Film Festival Top Five.
A few stray questions with Jemaine Clement. Plus, a Toronto International Film Festival top five.
Expat New Zealand singer Patrice Tipoki on Melbourne’s re-energised, rousing production of Les Misérables, waiata, and whanau.
A catch up with film culture tsar Adrian Wootton, back at the Melbourne International Film Festival to talk Humphrey Bogart, Patricia Highsmith, John le Carré, and Katharine Hepburn.
An interview with Joe Swanberg, down under at the Melbourne International Film Festival for his latest film, Happy Christmas.
Chewing the fat with Gary Shteyngart at the Sydney Writers’ Festival, plus some highlights from Vivid Sydney’s opening week.
A conversation on gun control in America, perceiving truth as a filmmaker, and the life and legacy of Roger Ebert with esteemed documentarian Steve James.
The acclaimed writer and scholar of religions on comedy, Iranian cinema, and the problem with fundamentalists.