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Director Todd Haynes on the set of Wonderstruck. Photograph: Mary Cybulski, Amazon Studios & Roadside Attraction

I’ve been bumping into Todd Haynes for years. We know each other well enough that he can offer two thumbs up to my shirt. “That colour of pink – it g(...)

“It was a different direction for myself and Joaquin as well,” director Lynne Ramsay with Joaquin Phoenix. Photograph: Guillaume Horcajuelo/ EPA/ REX/Shutterstock

In spring of 2013 Lynne Ramsay, the award-winning director of Morvern Callar and We Need toTalk About Kevin, walked off the New Mexico set of the Nata(...)

Heal the Living: The director worked with medical professionals and horror effects specialists to replicate the moment when the heart leaves the chest

Different for girls? Not so much in France. Back in the 19th century, Alice Guy became one of cinema’s earliest auteurs, blazing a trail for other fem(...)

Brigitte Mira and El Hedi ben Salem in Fear Eats the Soul: Rainer  Fassbinder’s most tender and accessible drama

By the time Rainer Werner Fassbinder died from an overdose of sleeping pills and cocaine in 1982, he had completed an astonishing 41 films in just 15 (...)

A still from The Architects (2014) by Amie Siegel

Imitation of Life – Amie Siegel Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin ***** The essay film, neither fiction nor documentary in the conventional sense, is(...)

French new wave: François Ozon shooting his film Young & Beautiful

François Ozon first came to prominence in 1998, when Sitcom, his debut feature, won over critics and an international audience. The Paris-born film-ma(...)

Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Sarah Gadon in Belle.

Even if she wasn’t statuesque, fiercely articulate and drop-dead gorgeous, Amma Asante would likely stand out from any crowd. A Bafta-winning, Brit(...)

Back by popular demand: Kristen Bell as Veronica Mars

The two crotchety neighbours have been enjoying mutual disharmony for well over half a century. Jealousy and mistrust have all played their par(...)