Kiwi filmmaker Florian Habicht on his collaboration with Jarvis Cocker, the people of Sheffield, and appealing to non-fans of Pulp.
On the eve of its world premiere, Jonathan King takes us behind the scenes of his new science-fiction venture.
Richard Linklater’s intimate, epic 12 year odyssey of growing up.
Australian actor turned director Jennifer Kent on her breakout feature, the mother-and-son horror The Babadook.
David Michôd evokes the outback as post-apocalypse in his gripping new film.
At the New Zealand International Film Festival: masochism and menace in new films by Roman Polanski and Jonathan Glazer.
At the New Zealand International Film Festival: Ira Sachs and Hong Khaou portray unique relationships with deep sensitivity.
At the New Zealand International Film Festival: new films by Ari Folman and Bong Joon-ho, and one gone but not forgotten by Alejandro Jodorowsky.
Joanna Hogg’s penetrating new film—her best yet—explores a ménage a trois between husband, wife and house.
The brilliant and beguiling sameness of Hong Sang-soo’s cinema.
On directing first-timers, being inspired by the Up Series, and the challenge of filming across 52 Tuesdays.
Bringing the galvanizing—and ultimately tragic—story of tech genius Aaron Swartz to the screen.
On the supreme sadness and power of escapism in the Zellner Brothers’ strange tale of an obsessive personal quest.
Cinema’s preeminent documentary filmmaker on his two latest triumphs, At Berkeley and National Gallery.
Documenting the “cursed dreams” of Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki and the future of his Studio Ghibli legacy.
At the New Zealand International Film Festival: Richard Ayoade’s eagerly awaited follow-up to Submarine; the marital arts madness of a would-be kung fu movie star.
At the New Zealand International Film Festival: the complexities of an Israeli secret service spy operation; the inspiring physics of the Large Hadron Collider experiments
A discussion on Maori instrumental traditions, taonga puoro torch bearer Richard Nunns, and music and culture in documentary Voices of the Land: Nga Reo o te Whenua.
Documenting the essential and dangerous investigative work of the Human Rights Watch Emergencies Team.
A lust for blood and celluloid collide in Sion Sono’s meta splatter yakuza comedy.