Don Cheadle, pioneering early cinema and a new competition.Listen to this item
Chris Tookey talks to American actor Don Cheadle about his new film 'Crash'. Cheadle plays a black cop trying to hold onto his principles and racial identity in a white-dominated environment. The film is written and directed by Paul Haggis who wrote the Oscar nominated script for 'Million Dollar Baby'.
'Crash', certificate 15, is in cinemas now.
Cultural historian Matthew Sweet examines a collection of sixty short films from the earliest days of cinema.
'Early Cinema: Primitives and Pioneers: Short Films from 1895 to 1910' will be available on DVD from 29 August 2005.
Listen to the clip and tell us the name of the actor on the DVD commentary track.
Last week's clip was from 'Alexander' and the director was Oliver Stone.
Chris Tookey talks to the director of 'Choose Me', ' Mrs Parker ' and 'Afterglow' Alan Rudolph . His new film 'The Secret Lives of Dentists' follows a middleaged couple, both dentists, undergoing a marital crisis.
'The Secret Lives of Dentists', certificate 15, is showing in selected cinemas now.
Performance artist Miranda July discusses her first feature-length film 'Me and You and Everyone We Know'. The film, a favourite on the film festival circuit, is an unconventional romantic comedy about a neurotic performance artist who falls in love with an even more neurotic shoe salesman.
Me and You and Everyone We Know', certificate 15, will be in cinemas from 19 August 2005.