The Death and Life of John F. Donovan review Xavier Dolan’s wild misfire

The Canadian writer-directors star-packed English language debut, telling the story of a closeted actor and his friendship with a young boy, is a dubious mess Even when skirting near autobiographical territory, theres an important balancing act a writer must pull off between sharing their story with honesty and understanding whats…

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From box office to Oval Office: can a film ever lead to political change?

As America heads toward the midterm elections, Spike Lee, Michael Moore and Dinesh DSouza all hope their films will have a profound effect on voters August is supposed to offer the average moviegoer their last chance to bask in big-budget spectacle and easy escapism, the time when studios unload the…

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Casey Affleck admits ‘unprofessional’ behaviour on set of I’m Still Here

In his first interview since being accused of harassment, star says he contributed to uncomfortable atmosphere The actor and director Casey Affleck has addressed allegations of harassment for the first time, saying he contributed to an unprofessional environment on the film set of Im Still Here. The 42-year-old said he…

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