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Hal Ashby: The Master’s Best

Due for celebration with a special spotlight at The Revelation Perth International Film Festival, we look at the (admittedly pretty obvious) best films of the late, great Hal Ashby.
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Movie Mums…The (Slightly More) Real Deal

There are lots of films about all-too-perfect mothers, and plenty about bad-to-the-bone matriarchs, but what about more recognisably real mums? The kind that are messed up or just trying to keep it altogether? Here’s our Mother’s Day hug to those big screen mums doing it tough.   
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Moonlighting: Actors With Second Jobs

For some high profile actors, appearing in movies just isn’t enough. Natural born multi-taskers like Jeff Bridges, Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie and more find inspiration and even employment in second, non-cinematic fields as diverse as music, literature, philanthropy, cooking and architecture.
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My Way Or The Highway: Tyrant Directors

For some directors, the process of making a film is a richly collaborative one. For others – such as the rogue’s gallery of bullies, perfectionists, manipulators, dictators, sadists, hard taskmasters, and provocateurs collected here – there’s nothing even remotely democratic about it.