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Martin Scorsese's 3D adventure Hugo leads the Academy Awards with 11 nominations, including best picture and best director.
He directed some of the most memorable films of recent times, but he has had enough. He explains why to Tom Teodorczuk
This is jaw-agape cinema, almost as if God was behind the Steadicam, but Malick's mix of the domestic and cosmic risks being more schlock than awe
Terrence Malick is the invisible filmmaker. He never gives interviews and refuses to have his picture taken. Inevitably, this has created an air of mystery around him. There is a suspicion that he must be a Stanley Kubrick-like recluse: an eccentric visionary with strange foibles. However, speak to key collaborators on his most recent film, The Tree of Life (which won the Palme d'Or in Cannes and is released in the UK tomorrow), and what is immediately apparent is the affection in which he is held, and the eagerness that top technicians and actors all have to work with him.
The week ahead
Jessica Chastain is fed up with making movies that take years to come out. So she's elated that two, including Terrence Malick's latest, will play in Cannes. Kaleem Aftab meets her
Marvel may have dumped him as Hulk but now Ed Norton is back to his best, slugging it out opposite Robert De Niro, finds Matt Mueller
If you want to survive a horror film or a crime movie, there are some basic rules: avoid sex and bathrooms – and never, ever, do 'one last job', says Ben Walsh
The financial crisis has left Daniel Craig's most famous alter ego shaken and stirred. But just like James Bond, the British actor is a master of reinvention.
After five years and six children, the first couple of Hollywood are rumoured to be splitting up. Amy Jenkins pays tribute to the phenomenon
After years in the fashion wilderness, moustaches are back. But what's a chap to do if he can't actually grow one? Archie Bland goes on a face odyssey
Brad Pitt says he is in the market for a new motorcycle.
Brad Pitt stars as a man who's born old, and then ages in reverse.
Can't persuade an actor to star in your film? Get him plastered.
Tarantino bounces back to gloriously violent form
The crack troops on whose story a new film to be screened at Cannes is based had their peers in the UK: 10 Commando