Leviathan, Alan Rickman03/26/15
Leviathan producer Alexander Rodnyansky talks about how the film has sparked controversy in Russia. Actor and director of A Little Chaos Alan Rickman discusses how Robert Altman's Nashville influenced him.
Yann Demange talks '71, Alex Ross Perry discusses his influences, Love...
British director Yann Demange discusses toxic masculinity and contested history in his thriller set during The Troubles in Northern Ireland, '71, American indie wunderkind Alex Ross Perry talks about his influences, plus a review of Love Is Strange.
Chris Rock, Ghostbusters reboots, Deconstructing 'Lynchian'
American comedian Chris Rock discusses his new movie Top Five, guest critic Sarinah Masukor untangles the the term 'Lynchian', and media scholar Rosemary Overell discusses the gender controversy around the two Ghostbusters reboots.
Frederick Wiseman, Focus, Lucky Them, Red Sorghum
Master documentarian Frederick Wiseman talks about his latest film, National Gallery, curator Kristy Matheson discusses Red Sorghum and the new Gong Li, Zhang Yimou retrospective in Melbourne, plus reviews of Focus and Lucky Them.
Oscar Isaac on A Most Violent Year, Robin Campillo on Eastern Boys
American actor Oscar Isaac discusses the depiction of New York turning a corner in A Most Violent Year, French filmmaker Robin Campillo explains why he kept political convictions at arms length to make Eastern Boys.
Oscars, Maziar Bahari on Rosewater and A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night
Guest critic Giles Hardie discusses this year's Oscar contenders, journalist Maziar Bahari talks about being the inspiration for Jon Stewart's debut film Rosewater, plus Iranian American vampire movie A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night.
Rosamund Pike, the Berlinale and Fifty Shades of Grey
Actress Rosamund Pike discusses her role in the comedy What We Did On Our Holiday and working with David Fincher on Gone Girl, critic Tara Judah reports from the Berlin Film Festival and the verdict on 50 Shades of Grey.
Ava DuVernay on Selma, Antonioni's The Passenger
Selma director Ava DuVernay speaks about race, politics and new ways of seeing history. Plus film scholar Rolando Caputo discusses Antonioni’s The Passenger, ahead of a new retrospective organised by the Melbourne Cinematheque.
Foxcatcher, Still Alice, Warren Ellis
This week director Wash Westmoreland discusses Still Alice and composer Warren Ellis describes how he and Nick Cave compose music for film. Plus reviews of Foxcatcher and The Theory of Everything.
RN Summer Season - Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard
Co-directors Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard discuss their Nick Cave documentary 20 000 Days on Earth.
RN Summer Season - Michael and Peter Spierig
Brisbane filmmaking brothers Michael and Peter Spierig discuss their time travel film about intersex identity Predestination.
RN Summer Season - Eddie Martin
Documentary maker Eddie Martin discusses All This Mayhem, a film about Melbourne skateboarding champions the Pappas brothers and their tragic fall from grace.
RN Summer Season - Jennifer Kent
Writer director Jennifer Kent discusses her internationally acclaimed first feature about a haunted storybook, The Babadook.
RN Summer Season - Russell Crowe
Russell Crowe discusses his first film as director, The Water Diviner.
Mike Leigh, Mr Turner, St. Vincent, The Water Diviner
Looking ahead to Boxing Day, director Mike Leigh discusses Mr. Turner, his new film about the great British painter. Plus reviews of Russell Crowe’s first film as director, The Water Diviner, and a new comedy drama starring Bill Murray called St....
Paddington, Isabelle Huppert, Folies Bergère
This week legendary French actress Isabelle Huppert, a veteran of over 100 films, discusses her latest role as a cattle farmer who travels to Paris and finds romance. Plus, across the channel in London, a furry stranger is making new friends in...
Exodus: Gods and Kings, Human Capital
This week, the verdict on Ridley Scott’s Exodus: Gods and Kings, a film that has attracted controversy over its predominantly white cast. Plus, pulling apart the layers of satire in the new Italian film Human Capital.
Nightcrawler, Dan Gilroy, Men, Women and Children
Writer director Dan Gilroy discusses Nightcrawler, and how the 'Ferguson narrative' is the product of a broader news agenda based on middle class fear.Plus, Jason Reitman's 'how we live now' film about the digital age, Men, Women and Children.
Maps to the Stars, The Mule
How new Australian film The Mule hopes to buck the trend of local movies bombing at the box office by avoiding the cinema and heading straight online. Plus, David Cronenberg’s new film about the movie business, Maps to the Stars.
Interstellar, My Mistress, Two Days One Night
Reviews of Christopher Nolan’s science fiction epic Interstellar and the new Dardenne brothers film Two Days, One Night. Plus My Mistress director Stephen Lance discusses his interest in S&M.
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