Movie Review – Gods of Egypt (2016)

Gods of Egypt, 2016. Directed by Alex Proyas. Starring Brenton Thwaites, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Gerard Butler, Courtney Eaton, Chadwick Boseman, Elodie Yung, Rufus Sewell, and Geoffrey Rush. ...

R.I.P. Warren Mitchell (1926 – 2015)

BAFTA and Olivier Award-winning British actor Warren Mitchell has passed away today aged 89, with his family announcing that, “He has been in poor health for some time, but was cracking jokes to the ...

Doctor Who: the film careers of William Hartnell & Jon Pertwee

Feature Alex Westthorp 28 Mar 2014 - 07:00 In a new series, Alex talks us through the film roles of the actors who've played the Doctor. First up, William Hartnell and Jon Pertwee... We know them ...

Out Of The Past: Movies Playing In Winnipeg, Canada, 1966

  What a year it was! In 1966, you could see the following movies playing locally in Winnipeg, Canada: Dean Martin as Matt Helm in The Silencers, James Coburn as Our Man Flint, The Trouble With ...

Georges Lautner obituary

Director of witty French comedy-thrillers Since the dawn of cinema, France has simultaneously and uninterruptedly produced good mainstream movies and arthouse films. Georges Lautner, who has died ...

'Cleopatra': 25 Things You Didn't Know About the Elizabeth Taylor Classic

All hail the Queen of Egypt a.k.a. the classic epic "Cleopatra," which was released 50 years ago today (on June 12, 1963). The controversial film is known not only for setting fire to the scandalous ...

Peter Gilmore obituary

Actor best known for his role as the rugged and handsome captain in The Onedin Line James Onedin, the protagonist of the long-running BBC television series The Onedin Line, gained his splendid name ...

Peter Gilmore obituary

Actor best known for his role as the rugged and handsome captain in The Onedin Line James Onedin, the protagonist of the long-running BBC television series The Onedin Line, gained his splendid name ...

Vanished Years by Rupert Everett – review

Rupert Everett returns to dish the dirt in his second fearless and witty account of life with the A-list crowd As sexist old Samuel Johnson said of a woman preaching, when an actor writes a book "it ...

The Saturday interview: Professor Mary Beard

With her new TV series about the lives of ordinary Romans, Professor Mary Beard wants to tackle history differently. The nation's new favourite classicist talks to Stuart Jeffries "I'm trending on ...

George Clooney and Cristiano Ronaldo star in Berlusconi trial witness list

Ruby Heartstealer – Karima El Mahroug who denies underage sex with Italy's ex-pm – and 32 young women listed to appear It could be the cast for a remake of one of those 60s classical epics: George ...

New Year honours: Actors take centre stage as Cowell and Forsyth miss out

No knighthoods for tabloid-backed stars, but Sheila Hancock, David Suchet and composer Howard Goodall make the list Despite the best efforts of the tabloid press, there were no knighthoods for either ...

Lifetime award for Carry On and EastEnders actor Sheila Hancock

Women in Film and Television honours 77-year-old for her 'outstanding and lasting' contribution to her trade In a career stretching half a century, Sheila Hancock has appeared in productions as ...

Demi Moore's Striptease gets on top in poll of 'guilty pleasures'

Andrew Bergman's critically panned sex comedy beats Troy and Swordfish to first place in survey by rental company Lovefilm On its release it garnered the dubious title of worst movie of the year. Yet ...

Striptease Voted Favorite Guilty Pleasure

Demi Moore's 1996 movie "Striptease," which won the Razzie award for Worst Picture of the Year, was voted to be the favorite guilty pleasure by film fans on the movie rental website LoveFilm. The ...

Looking back at Mike Hodges’ Flash Gordon

To celebrate the release of the 1980 Flash Gordon movie on Blu-ray, Mark Pickavance takes a timely look back at that film and the classic 30s serial… In my own mind, Alex Raymond's Flash Gordon was ...