As Bill Murray turns 70, Ed Power salutes Hollywood’s go-to actor for when it needs someone to play sadsacks, grumps or lasagne-loving pussycats
On the 30th anniversary of the release of ‘Goodfellas’, Ed Power revisits the shocking and uproarious Scorsese classic that revitalised the gangster genre and transformed it forever
As the popularity of streaming platforms such as Netflix has soared, a different way to watch new movies has emerged. Rather than going straight to the cinemas, many films starring Hollywood's biggest names are now exclusive to Netflix.
Lynn Shelton, an independent filmmaker who directed Humpday and Little Fires Everywhere, has died aged 54. Her publicist Adam Kersh said she died on Friday in Los Angeles from an unidentified blood disorder. Shelton had become the leading voice of
While we are physically distancing ourselves from others, some may find themselves drawn to darker characters.
Woody Allen's publisher has decided to cancel the planned release of his memoir Apropos Of Nothing. The announcement by Hachette Book Group follows days of criticism focused on allegations that the US film director sexually abused his
Rose McGowan has lashed out at Natalie Portman over a cape the actor wore to the 92nd Academy Awards, which featured the embroidered names of snubbed female directors.McGowan, a prominent activist in the MeToo movement, attacked Portman in a Facebook post published after the ceremony, in which she branded the outfit “the kind of protest that gets rave reviews from the mainstream media for its bravery”.
The Oscars are at the centre of controversy this year over the lack of diversity in the major nomination categories. The Academy is under pressure to review the way it awards films, but this isn't the first time it's felt the wrath of
Billie Eilish will sing the theme song for the forthcoming James Bond film, No Time To Die. She is the youngest artist in history to write and record a soundtrack for a 007 film. The US singer-songwriter, 18, was confirmed by Bond producers
Sir Sam Mendes, Sir Anthony Hopkins and Florence Pugh are among the British Oscar nominees, while Joaquin Phoenix's Joker leads the way with 11 nods. Cynthia Erivo also bagged a nod for her star turn in biopic Harriet while Sir Elton John
Little Women star Florence Pugh, 1917 director Sir Sam Mendes and The Two Popes' Sir Anthony Hopkins are among the British Oscar nominees. Cynthia Erivo also bagged a nod for her star turn in biopic Harriet while Sir Elton John and Bernie
James Bond, Harley Quinn and Maverick will all make returns to the big screen in 2020. The year will also see the return of Black Widow, Wonder Woman and Bill and Ted in a string of highly anticipated sequels and spin-offs. Here is a look at
Award-winning singer Celine Dion has waded into a long-running debate over the ending of the smash hit James Cameron film, Titanic. The actress told Jimmy Fallon on his talk show, that she thought Jack could have squeezed onto the floating door
You may be forgiven for thinking that everything produced by Disney is family-friendly and full to the brim with the feelgood factor. But there is a slightly scarier side to some of the Mouse House's productions. With Halloween fast
As romantic posters go, it's hard to get more steamy and engaging than the one for The Bodyguard. The poster for the 1992 film starring Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston features Costner's titular bodyguard carrying Houston's pop
Cult movie The Sixth Sense was a film that had everyone talking when it was first released, not least because of a question that has persisted about a key character. In the movie, a young boy played by Haley Joel Osment has the ability to see
Former Harlem drug kingpin Frank Lucas, whose life became the basis for 2007 movie American Gangster, has died at the age of 88. His nephew Aldwan Lassiter said Lucas died on Thursday in New Jersey, where he had lived for years. Lucas became a
If you've seen the romantic-comedy classic When Harry Met Sally, you'll certainly remember the line: "I'll have what she's having", after it became one of the most iconic movie scenes of all time. The scene in the
Sylvester Stallone is surrounded by his enemies and held at gunpoint in the first teaser trailer for Rambo: Last Blood. The new film sees the 72-year-old return to the role of the Vietnam veteran he first played in First Blood in 1982. More