A Quick Chat with Wes Anderson

A Quick Chat with Wes Anderson

With Wes Anderson’s brilliant new film, The Life Aquatic, currently splashing its way across our screens, Ann Lee catches up with the director to discuss Fellini, the films of Jacques Cousteau and translating David Bowie into Portuguese

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An Interview With Holly Hunter

An Interview With Holly Hunter

In recent years, Holly Hunter has steadily carved out a niche as the first lady of independent filmmaking. She may not be on the Hollywood A-List, but as Ann Lee discovers, that’s almost entirely her own choice

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Thirteen

The latest take on dysfuctional American teenagers comes from first-time director Catherine Hardwicke, and was co-written by its teenage star, Nikki Reed. It might not be comfortable viewing, but Ann Lee thinks it’s a film that every parent should watch

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An Interview With Sarah Polley

An Interview With Sarah Polley

Despite being one of the most gifted young actresses of her generation, Sarah Polley seems determined not to play by the usual Hollywood rules. Ann Lee met her to discuss politicians, zombies and her new film

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My Life Without Me

Terminal illness has been the source of some of cinema’s most mawkish moments, but this new film by Isabel Coixet aims for a much more practical and down-to-earth take on the subject. Ann Lee thinks it’s a wasted opportunity

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