In early 2013, Ellen Page seemed to have the world at her feet. Aged just 26 she could look back on a career spanning more than 15 years, a career th(...)

Written in crayon and edited in oven gloves: Will Smith and Alec Baldwin in Concussion

This occasionally useless – but more often drab – true-life story has got a notion that it’s playing in the same league as Michael Mann’s The Insider(...)

Julianne Moore in Still Alice, the role for which she won the Oscar for Best Actress in February

There is much to recommend Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland’s study of a (scarcely) middle-aged woman’s decline from Alzheimer’s disease, but (...)

Shia LaBeouf attends the ‘Nymphomaniac Volume I (long version)’ press conference during 64th Berlinale International Film Festival at Grand Hyatt Hotel in February. LaBeouf was arrested last night after disrupting a performance of Broadway’s “Cabaret” at Studio 54 in New York City. Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images

Actor Shia LaBeouf was removed from the Studio 54 theater in Manhattan and arrested last night after disrupting a performance of the musical Cabaret(...)

 Phelim McAleer and his wife  Ann McElhinney (pictured) are hoping to make a film about convicted Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

California-based Irish journalist and documentary filmmaker Phelim McAleer has raised $573,000 (€413,000) of a targeted $2.1 million on a crowd(...)

As members of the public, we have no right to cast judgment on Woody Allen, or anyone. That’s what courts are for. But our default position when a child cries ‘abuse’ should not be disbelief. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters

Before launching into a discussion of an issue as emotive as the Woody Allen abuse allegation, it is always worth rehashing the facts. In this case, t(...)

Dylan Farrow, now 28, claimed in a letter published on Saturday that Woody Allen sexually abused her in 1992. Photograph: Frances Silver via The New York Times

A bitter family dispute and allegations of child sex abuse against Woody Allen have re-surfaced after more than two decades as the acclaimed filmmaker(...)

Gay marriage at Boston City Hall: Julie (left) and Hillary Goodridge, with (back to camera) registrar Judith McCarthy. Photograph: AP

Homophobia has never gone away. It’s everywhere, not just in places such as India, where a law against gay sex exists which carries prison sentences o(...)

Seduced and Abandoned

What exactly is the latest project from James Toback? Is it one big elaborate gag? Is it a monstrous ego trip? Does it have anything to tell us about (...)

Film review: Blue Jasmine

There is a sequence in Woody Allen’s Sleeper – an “early funny one” from 1973 – that finds the hero spontaneously taking on the persona of Blanche Dub(...)