‘Over the last 15 years, I have gained a black belt in the art of Pretending I’ve Seen The West Wing.’ Martin Sheen as President Bartlett. Photograph: Warner Bros/Getty Images

The West Wing was dreadful. Among cultural entities that sensible people recommend that TV show might just be the most irredeemable. Yes, I really am (...)

Aaron Paul: dreams of being born. Photograph: Robbie Reynolds

Michael Keaton in Batman or Michael Keaton in Birdman? Oh man. Michael Keaton in everything.   What is the most common thing for y(...)

 Sony studios in Culver City, California: The studio’s reputation has suffered considerable damage in the wake of leaked emails that have proved extremely damaging. Photographer: Jonathan Alcorn/Bloomberg

Hollywood giant Sony Pictures Entertainment has gone on the offensive for the first time in the hacked-and-leaked emails scandal, warning US media aga(...)

NBA king LeBron James was criticised by British media when he put his arm around Kate Middleton while wearing a sweaty post-game shirt after the Cleveland Cavaliers beat Brooklyn Nets in New York. Photograph: Neilson Barnard/The New York Times

The US was just recovering from the royal visit of Wills and Kate to New York and Washington when the tabloid gods rained down another celebrity ne(...)

Angelina Jolie, one of the Hollywood stars named in hacked emails. Photograph: Alberto E Rodriguez/Getty Images

Angry and passionate email exchanges between major Hollywood players have been exposed by the recent hack into Sony Pictures.Producer Scott Rudin and (...)

Films such as The Social Network indicate that depicting singularly driven and complex geeks like Mark Zuckerberg and their worlds are no longer of interest just to the tech fans eager for documentaries, but to a mass public.

Whether the medium is film, television, art, literature or music, the technology involved – for broadcast, design, production – is central to the tran(...)

“The greying man flashing fury in the White House rose garden on behalf of the Newtown families is not the same man who glided into office four years ago.” Photograph: AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin

The greying man flashing fury in the White House rose garden on behalf of the Newtown families, the grieving man wiping away tears after speaki(...)