The Dirties

Matt (Matthew Johnson) and Owen (Owen Williams) are BFF fanboy film-makers hoping to make some clazz of sub-Tarantino crime flick featuring the bullie(...)

Untitled painting by Wilhelm Sasnal. Image copyright the artist, courtesy Sadie Coles HQ, London

The Polish artist Wilhelm Sasnal visited Lismore Castle on a cold, wet November weekend in 2012 to discuss the possibility of doing an exhibition t(...)

Patrick Keiller shares with Charles Baudelaire “his desperate desire to flee from the prison of his subjectivity, his furious longing to find some esc(...)

There’s a whole lot of staring going on in Werner Herzog’s magnificent reworking of FW Murnau’s 1922 classic Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens, th(...)

Paul Duane and Werner Herzog at Telluride Film Festival

‘Your movie made me so angry I was punching the walls.” The screenwriter of The Graduate, Buck Henry, stares at me through his trademark jam-jar spect(...)

Blackfish: “I never imagined I’d end up questioning SeaWorld’s practices and entire belief system,” says filmmaker Gabriela Cowperthwaite

In 2010, Dawn Brancheau, an experienced 40-year-old trainer at Florida’s SeaWorld, was killed by the Orlando theme park’s star attraction, a 12,000(...)

Review: Blackfish

The upward-curving mouth of our favourite sea mammals (surely dolphins and orca whales) allows us to believe that they’re always jolly. This apparentl(...)

Is it too soon after Take Shelter – our very favourite film of 2011 – to go running back to Michael Shannon for another interview? Hell, no. Around th(...)