Ava DuVernay

5 Game-Changing Female Directors

By now, many of us are familiar with the cold, hard facts on gender inequality in film – and they don’t get any … More


5 things wrong about the Oscars Best Picture category

The Oscars Best Picture category has perhaps the biggest share of controversies and points of contention (though that in itself … More


Oscars 2015: Best Directors – Who are they?

Who are this year’s contenders for the Best Director Academy Award? There’s one Mexican, one Norwegian and three Americans – … More

Vanity Fair Oscars 2015 / Hollywood Issue cover (Annie Leibovitz)

This week’s 5 Things in Film: Tom Cruise, Ex Machina and more

Five things in film world that caught my eye this week…   Tom Cruise to play 20-stone drug trafficker Yes, news … More


Oscar trivia: 2014’s 5 Best Directors – Who are they?

Five of the world’s most distinguished directors have been nominated for 2014’s Best Director Oscar but could you list them … More