Ava DuVernay: ‘Im not getting John Wick 3, even though Id love to make it’
June 25, 2019

The acclaimed film-maker talks about the barriers faced by female directors in Hollywood and her Netflix miniseries about the injustices faced by the Central Park Five

Id only be able to make this film now, having done everything Ive Continue reading

‘Rape is a rampant issue’; taboo drama Verna battles the censors in Pakistan
December 3, 2017

Rejected for its edgy content, Shoaib Mansoors timely revenge thriller has finally made it into cinemas after a public backlash. Is the countrys film industry ready for change?

In recent years, Pakistan has seen a huge resurgence of its film Continue reading

Edward Snowden meets Arundhati Roy and John Cusack: He was small and lithe, like a house cat
August 21, 2017

The author, the whistleblower and the movie star

The Moscow Un-Summit wasnt a formal interview. Nor was it a cloak-and-dagger underground rendezvous. The upshot is that John Cusack, Daniel Ellsberg (who leaked the Pentagon Papers during the Vietnam Continue reading