It's a vast subject, made even more complicated by the sheer variety of views about what film actually is. Is it most like photography, or novels, or plays, or cartoons, or something else again? Let me pick out just three of the issues I touched on.
It is Wes Anderson himself who has been a victim of one of a creative highjacking recently by DDB Sydney, for the Australian branch of Expedia. The ad so blatently and unapologetically borrows from Anderson's palette that it ceases to become an advert and more of game to spot which trope of the directors will appear next.
Dear Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences: you know what would have been 10 million times funnier than having Seth
The Chinese zodiac tells us that 2012 was the year of the dragon. It wasn't; 2012 was the year of the Boris. While George Osborne looked vampiric beside an increasingly choleric Cameron, Mayor Johnson marched through the capital with the air of an all-conquering war hero.
If you haven't yet seen Moonrise Kingdom then please stop here. I don't want to ruin the film for you because it is both quirky and adorable. And it is the first Wes Anderson movie I have enjoyed in a long time.
And so it begins, with a fitting burst of glamour on the Cote d'Azur. The 65th Cannes Film Festival kicked into life for
It's always a big deal to have your film appear at Cannes, let alone the opening night, and this year that honour goes to
Cannes Film Festival has added seven new films to its line-up. Among the new editions include Trashed, a documentary about
If there's one director that divides opinion more dramatically than Moses divided the Red Sea, it's Wes Anderson. Like a walking, talking, film directing Twiglet, you either love him or you hate him.
The first trailer for Moonrise Kingdom, Wes Anderson's return to live action filmmaking, has debuted online. The film, which