Heath Ledger

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From Memento to Interstellar: our writers pick their favourite Christopher Nolan films
With the much-anticipated staggered release of Tenet, writers argue why each of Christopher Nolan’s 10 previous films should be seen as his best

Beatrice Loayza, Peter Bradshaw, Benjamin Lee, Wendy Ide, Charles Bramesco, Radheyan Simonpillai, Adrian Horton, Noah Gittell, Jordan Hoffman and Steve Rose

27, Aug, 2020 @6:24 AM

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Brad Pitt, Matt Damon and Leonardo DiCaprio turned down Brokeback Mountain
Original director Gus Van Sant has revealed that multiple A-listers turned down the chance to star in the gay romance

Catherine Shoard

19, Jul, 2018 @10:29 AM

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Cher is Meryl Streep's mum – and five more age-impossible casting choices
There are just three years between the two stars of Mamma Mia 2, yet one apparently gave birth to the other. Cinema has a proud history of credulity-challenging families

Stuart Heritage

01, May, 2018 @11:45 AM

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Who is the best Oscar-winning supporting actor of all time?
Christopher Walken? Joe Pesci? Heath Ledger? Our chief film critic names his champion from the nominees – and reveals who you selected as your winner

Peter Bradshaw

08, Feb, 2018 @1:00 PM

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From Mick Jagger to Heath Ledger: Australia's bungled quest to make a great Ned Kelly film
With Justin Kurzel’s new movie in the works, will Australia’s favourite villain finally get the film treatment he deserves?

Luke Buckmaster

14, Nov, 2017 @7:06 PM

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I Am Heath Ledger review – uncommonly tender portrait avoids the hard questions
Naomi Watts, Ben Mendelsohn and more pay respects to the great actor, in a film that largely ignores the elephant in the room

Luke Buckmaster

11, May, 2017 @12:35 AM

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When big-screen reunions work … and when they don't
The team behind Oscar-nominated crime thriller Hell and High Water have just announced a new project, but what can they learn from other re-teams that have and haven’t been successful?

Noah Gittell

01, May, 2017 @11:30 AM

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Michelle Williams: ‘When something is available, I’ll risk any embarrassment to get it’
With three Oscar nominations to her credit, the Manchester by the Sea star chases only the roles she really wants. She talks about her ‘unmanageable life’ in the wake of Heath Ledger’s death - and the self-doubt that keeps her awake at night

Ryan Gilbey

29, Dec, 2016 @5:00 PM

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'I never knew how much I'd write crying': Peter Bradshaw on film star deaths
Following the loss of actor Anton Yelchin, our movie critic reflects on how reporting celebrity deaths occupies a greater part of his work in the digital age, and what that tells us of society, grief and stardom

Peter Bradshaw

23, Jun, 2016 @12:26 PM

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Christian Bale: I could have been a better Batman
British actor says he regrets never entirely realising his original vision of a ‘very, very dark, messed-up character’

Ben Child

04, Mar, 2016 @10:11 AM

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Matt Levett: 'Doubt creeps in and you're always finding ways to push it away'
The Heath Ledger scholarship winner on the actor’s legacy, resisting doubt and toasting marshmallows under a sky full of stars

Interview by Alexandra Spring

06, Jun, 2015 @4:31 AM

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The film that makes me cry: Brokeback Mountain
The reality of the two lovers forced to deny their true feelings leaves me in tears every time

Tola Onanuga

02, Apr, 2015 @12:49 PM

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