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The art of the political interview: how to survive a bollocking from Barrie Cassidy

The art of the political interview: how to survive a bollocking from Barrie Cassidy

Wayne Swan, Nick Minchin and Anne Aly discuss courage under (journalistic) fire, and the dreaded He Who Shall Not Be Named (SPOILER: it's Laurie Oakes).

Interview with Derek Cianfrance, director of <em>The Place Beyond the Pines</em>

Interview with Derek Cianfrance, director of The Place Beyond the Pines

Writer/director Derek Cianfrance's follow-up to his 2010 head turner Blue Valentine has guns, shoot-outs and Ryan Gosling -- but it's also a daring and unconventional work. He spoke with film critic Luke Buckmaster.

What does a video game have to say about the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair?

What does a video game have to say about the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair?

What does a video game have to say about the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair? Daniel Golding speaks with BioShock Infinite design director Bill Gardner.

‘I <em>am</em> a mean looking Mexican’: interview with Hollywood hardass, Danny Trejo

‘I am a mean looking Mexican’: interview with Hollywood hardass, Danny Trejo

He's Hollywood's go-to guy for a mean looking Mexican. Veteran actor Danny Trejo has been in more films and TV shows than even he can count -- and his fascinating real-life story is every bit as intense as the kind of characters he portrays, writes Luke Buckmaster.

All about the close-up: interview with Tom Hooper, director of <em>Les Misérables</em>

All about the close-up: interview with Tom Hooper, director of Les Misérables

Tom Hooper’s adaptation of Les Misérables has received a mixed response from critics. Luke Buckmaster spoke to him about the mammoth task of bringing Les Mis to the big screen.

Interview with Lee Unkrich, director of <em>Finding Nemo</em> & <em>Toy Story 3</em>

Interview with Lee Unkrich, director of Finding Nemo & Toy Story 3

Luke Buckmaster and his three-year-old niece love Finding Nemo and Toy Story. Does having an impact on a person's formative year's feel daunting for a filmmaker? Buckmaster speaks to director Lee Unkrich about this, the impact of Pixar Studios and more.

Fear, loathing, savages and success: interview with Benicio Del Toro

Fear, loathing, savages and success: interview with Benicio Del Toro

Benicio Del Toro's road to success has not been a conventional one. The Oscar-winning actor speaks to Luke Buckmaster about making it in Hollywood and his new film, Oliver Stone's Savages.

White puns a plenty: an interview with Christian ‘Stuff White People Like’ Lander

White puns a plenty: an interview with Christian ‘Stuff White People Like’ Lander

Christian Lander's Stuff White People Like blog spawned a NYT bestselling book, a world tour and countless imitations. Bethanie Blanchard interviews Lander about writing before and after becoming the official voice of the 'white person'.

<em>Good Weekend</em>‘s must-read Andrew Bolt profile

Good Weekend‘s must-read Andrew Bolt profile

Herald Sun columnist Andrew Bolt has few friends, but Opposition leader Tony Abbott begged him to keep fighting the good conservative fight. John van Tiggelen eats dinner with Australia's most powerful megaphone.

Grey areas of madness: an interview with Jon Ronson, on <em>The Psychopath Test</em>

Grey areas of madness: an interview with Jon Ronson, on The Psychopath Test

Jon Ronson is well-known for his journalism and his books Them: Adventures with Extremists, and The Men Who Stare at Goats. He chats with Angela Meyer about his latest book The Psychopath Test.