Ahead of The Look of Silence’s date at the Oscars for Best Documentary Feature, a conversation with filmmaker and human rights activist Joshua Oppenheimer.
Ten films to write home about in 2015, plus ten discoveries and revelations.
In praise of the New Zealand International Film Festival, plus the future of live music in Wellington.
Ten personal bests in film, plus favourite television series and repertory screenings in 2015.
The year in cinema releases, festival highlights, and moments from films that history might otherwise forget.
Filmmaker Briar March talks about the creative and collaborative process behind her three-year project to document opposing housing projects in Glen Innes and Northland.
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.
The director of 99 Homes on his film’s moral tightrope, New Zealand’s current housing bubble, and the trouble with John Key.
A speculation on Danny Boyle’s recently announced sequel to Trainspotting—an adaptation of Irvine Welsh’s novel Porno—and what it means for the film’s legacy.
Jake Gyllenhaal on Everest, family, boxing, and Lou Bloom’s connection with Donnie Darko.
At the New Zealand International Film Festival, an interview with the veteran Filipino filmmaker and “father of independent cinema in the Philippines.”
An interview with Grant Scicluna, writer-director of Downriver—a powerful new Australian film in the tradition of The Boys.
Producer Zhao Qi on China’s unstoppable growth and the controversial mayor intent on fast tracking one city’s modernisation.
A new splatter-fest joins the annals of Kiwi horror comedy at the New Zealand International Film Festival.
At the New Zealand International Film Festival, the spectacular highs and tragic lows of filming on Mt Everest.
A closer look at the screen iterations of Patricia Highsmith’s classic anti-hero, Tom Ripley.
A conversation about tackling rugby, male identity, and rural stoicism with filmmakers Christopher Pryor and Miriam Smith.
At this year’s Autumn Events, Damon Gameau puts his body to the sugar test.
The Daily Show host on condescending to young people, leather, absurd comedy, and directing Rosewater.