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‘I was so horribly nervous’: Rachel Zegler on her first scene in West Side Story

‘I was so horribly nervous’: Rachel Zegler on her first scene in West Side Story

The actress first saw West Side Story at six. Now, the 20-year-old is starring in Steven Spielberg’s screen adaptation. And it’s just the first of several big roles.

  • by Michael Idato

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1883 Yellowstone Trailer
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1883 Yellowstone Trailer

Paramount Plus has unveiled an official trailer for the Yellowstone prequel series 1883.

Line between truth and fiction becomes too blurry in The Hand of God
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Line between truth and fiction becomes too blurry in The Hand of God

Italian writer-director Paolo Sorrentino has changed the rules of the game in this lightly fictionalised autobiography.

  • by Jake Wilson
‘It’s an issue’: Wes Anderson pulls another movie out of his ear

‘It’s an issue’: Wes Anderson pulls another movie out of his ear

The French Dispatch is a love letter to the magazine that helped to shape a singular cinematic vision.

  • by Stephanie Bunbury
David Gulpilil to receive film’s highest honour as his face lights up Opera House

David Gulpilil to receive film’s highest honour as his face lights up Opera House

A week after his death, the great Indigenous actor will receive a fitting honour.

  • by Garry Maddox
Beasts of the Southern Wild official trailer
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Beasts of the Southern Wild official trailer

Watch the trailer for the 2012 Oscar-nominated film Beasts of the Southern Wild.

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More than 200 kung fu films later, Jason Phu had his own movie to make

More than 200 kung fu films later, Jason Phu had his own movie to make

Inspiration can strike when you least expect it - and for artist Jason Phu, it came in the form of martial arts movies.

  • by Kerrie O'Brien
‘I hope this movie helps me to change’: the personal story behind director’s new film

‘I hope this movie helps me to change’: the personal story behind director’s new film

Paolo Sorrentino’s new film, if not quite the story of his life, is certainly a story of his life.

  • by Stephanie Bunbury
An enthralling dive into art that plays like a detective story
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An enthralling dive into art that plays like a detective story

The Lost Leonardo, the story of the discovery, sale and disappearance of an apparent masterpiece, is a provocative look at the international art market.

  • by Sandra Hall
It’s big, loud and full of action, but Dune is a desert of mediocrity
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It’s big, loud and full of action, but Dune is a desert of mediocrity

A book that sold 20 million copies because of ideas and vision has become a movie with neither, and the incredible cast has little to do except pose.

  • by Paul Byrnes
No actor brought so many gifts to the Australian screen for so long
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No actor brought so many gifts to the Australian screen for so long

He had everything he needed to become a star and not enough of what he needed to cope with stardom.

  • by Paul Byrnes