Truth and Movies

Heath Ledger

The complicated cinematic legacy of Ned Kelly

By Justine Smith

A fabled Australian outlaw has been portrayed by everyone from Mick Jagger to Heath Ledger – with wildly varying results.

What’s so fascinating about The Joker?

By James Luxford

With Leonardo DiCaprio and Joaquin Phoenix in line to play Gotham’s terroriser in chief, we explore the enduring appeal of a comic book icon.

I Am Heath Ledger offers an intimate look at a fallen star

By Sophie Wyatt

A new documentary allows us access into the private life of the late Australian actor.

Why 10 Things I Hate About You is a teen movie for our times

By Caitlin Quinlan

As Heath Ledger and Julia Stiles taught us, being young isn’t about fitting in but forging your own path.

The film noir villain who became a role model for real-life gangsters

By David Hayles

In 1947’s Kiss of Death, Richard Widmark plays a murderous Joker-styled sociopath.

Why The Dark Knight is the greatest blockbuster of the 21st century

By Anton Bitel

In Christopher Nolan’s urban epic, Batman takes on The Joker… or should that be, George W Bush takes on Osama Bin Laden?

Dreaming Big – The greatest blockbusters of the 21st century

By Little White Lies

Twelve writers pin their colours to the tentpole in our survey of the best summer movies of the modern era.

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