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‘I think he’s still dangerous’: capturing Steve Bannon’s post-Trump career

‘I think he’s still dangerous’: capturing Steve Bannon’s post-Trump career

A new documentary, The Brink, follows former Donald Trump adviser Steve Bannon as he searches for footholds for his murky brand of populism.

Jennifer Kent is ‘not interested in convincing anyone’ about The Nightingale

Jennifer Kent is ‘not interested in convincing anyone’ about The Nightingale

The new film has drawn huge praise and intense ire, but the director says it's ultimately been misinterpreted. Are audiences just ignorant about Australian history?

‘We have wasted too much time doing heavy lifting for white Australia’: Stan Grant

‘We have wasted too much time doing heavy lifting for white Australia’: Stan Grant

The Australian Dream is a story about Adam Goodes. But, more broadly, it's the story about being blackfella in Australia.

The concentrated brilliance of Diego Maradona

The concentrated brilliance of Diego Maradona

A new film explores the spectacular rise and fall of Argentinian soccer legend Diego Maradona — a star who was messy, ragged, political and human.

Endless cult film is no escape from the march of time

Endless cult film is no escape from the march of time

The Clock is as much contemplative object as an artwork, and it's strangely addictive.

Farewell Neil Simon, and farewell to his certain way of doing comedy

Farewell Neil Simon, and farewell to his certain way of doing comedy

The legendary US playwright and screenwriter behind The Odd Couple has died, aged 91. But what of his legacy?

Between fact and fiction: why documentary doesn’t need to be as simple as it sounds

Between fact and fiction: why documentary doesn’t need to be as simple as it sounds

The boundaries of hybrid-documentary, docu-fiction and narrative drama are forever shifting, and producing some particularly exciting films.

‘Progressives need to have a hard look at themselves’: Sally Potter

‘Progressives need to have a hard look at themselves’: Sally Potter

While its timing may have been purely providential, The Party is the perfect film for the modern political landscape.

Can virtual reality save the movie industry?

Can virtual reality save the movie industry?

Bonnie and Clyde reshaped the movie industry. Fifty years later, we might be on the cusp of another revolution.

Rundle: mourning Hollywood’s last gasp in the world’s oldest video store

Rundle: mourning Hollywood’s last gasp in the world’s oldest video store

Crikey's writer-at-large pays his respects at the world's oldest video store in Boulder, Colarado.