Mia Wasikowska

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The Devil All The Time: Robert Pattinson as Preston Teagardin. Photograph: Glen Wilson/Netflix

The temptation to begin with a hog-tied parody of Southern Gothic tropes is close to overwhelming. Simple Benny done gone and drowned the one-legged g(...)

Antonio Campos: “Netflix are very supportive of filmmakers. They always came back with thoughtful notes.”

In 2008, Antonio Campos, an agreeable New Yorker of Latin descent, arrived at the Cannes film festival with his debut feature Afterschool. He was just(...)

Waris Ahluwalia in the 2007 Wes Anderson movie, The Darjeeling Limited

Real-life adventures Wild (2014) Cheryl Strayed decided to walk the Pacific Crest Trail to face her demons, and her memoirs were turned into this upl(...)

Charlize Theron plays Megyn Kelly (left) in a study of sexual harassment at Fox News, with Nicole Kidman and Margot Robbie

What a cornucopia of delights are coming our way in 2020. We offer a few warnings. One or two of these may slide into 2021. On the upside, the odd exc(...)

From the dominance of Netflix and Disney to the rise of #MeToo and the downfall of Weinstein , there have been huge upheavals in the world of cinem(...)

Mia Wasikowska in Judy & Punch

IT’S A DECADE SINCE MIA WASIKOWSKA BECAME PROPERLY FAMOUS, AS THE LEAD IN DISNEY’S $1BN HIT ALICE IN WONDERLAND. AND ALTHOUGH THE AUSTRALIAN ACTOR (...)

Dakota Fanning: “If you’re not challenging yourself, that’s no fun.” Photograph:  Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic

For the longest time, Dakota Fanning was framed as an “old soul” by her invariably impressed co-stars. Glenn Close deployed the phrase when, in 2005, (...)

Robert Redford stars as Bill Bryson and Nick Nolte as Stephen Katz in ‘A Walk in the Woods’. Photograph: Frank Masi, SMPSP / Broad Green Pictures

Despite the odd Germanic-sounding vowel – a holdover from his native Des Moines brogue – you do have to remind yourself that Bill Bryson isn’t British(...)

Fire woman: Mia Wasikowska in David Cronenberg’s Maps to the Stars

Dr Stafford Weiss (John Cusack) is a horrid psychotherapist who has made a fortune with his self-help manuals; his snake-oil therapies go over well w(...)

Mia Wasikowska: her character finds a job as ‘core whore’ to a fading star

The sight, early on in Maps to the Stars, of Robert Pattinson cruising in a limousine, may cause David Cronenberg watchers some anxiety. Are we in for(...)

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