Actor Chris Pine and Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs last week announce the film Leviathan from Russia as a nominee for Best Foreign Language Film at the 87th Academy Awards.   Photograph: Kevin Winter/Getty

It’s a long time since a Russian film won an Oscar but Andrey Zvyagintsev’s Leviathan could be about to change that. Yet even as this dark, hard-hitti(...)

If Los Angeles band Dengue Fever have long been noted for adding colourful stripes and shades to their basic sound – an often superbly wonky b(...)

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FULL LIST OF OSCAR NOMINATIONS Nominations for the 87th Academy Awards, announced this morning in Los Angeles, feature more than a few surprise(...)

US director Richard Linklater (centre) poses with the cast of ‘Boyhood’ in the press room after winning Best Motion Picture - Drama at the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, in Beverly Hills, California, USA, 11 January 2015. From left to right: Patricia Arquette, Lorelei Linklater, Richard Linklater, Ellar Coltran and Ethan Hawke. Photograph: Paul Buck/EPA 2:28

Click here for a full list of winnersThe small, often eccentric electorate at the Golden Globes sprung a few surprises last night, but Richard Linklat(...)

Edward Longshore draped in an American flag stands outside the Silent Movie Theatre for a midnight screening of ‘The Interview’ in Los Angeles, California. The provocative comedy  went straight to US consumers  in an unprecedented online debut. Photograph: Jonathan Alcorn/Reuters

Sony Pictures’ comedy The Interview grossed more than $1 million in limited release at the US box office on December 25th, the studio said on Friday.T(...)

They won’t be putting it on the poster, but, as Angelina Jolie’s second film as director powers towards cinemas, one unfortunate quote is elbowing (...)

 If you’ve (somehow) missed out on all those OITNB premiere parties, now is the time to get queuing

In the olden days, you had to leave your seat every three hours to change the DVD. Now, only the demands of bladder and nutrition need force you up(...)

Furniture is seen outside homes that were smashed by debris flows as a powerful storm that has been lashing northern California moves southward. Photograph: David McNew/Getty Images

A Pacific storm pounded Southern California with heavy rain and high winds on Friday, triggering a small tornado, flash floods and mudslides that prom(...)

03/12/14 - MAGAZINE -  WEDNESDAYThe New HM Store under renovation on Dublins Dame street in a former bank. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Capital investment H&M’s Dublin flagship store will open next Thursday in a magnificent Italian Gothic style 19th century building on Coll(...)

Fire crews work on smouldering hot spots of a large fire that consumed an apartment building that was under construction in Los Angeles, California, overnight.  There were no reports of injuries or fatalities in the fire. Photograph: Jonathan Alcorn/Reuters

A huge fire has destroyed a massive residential complex under construction in Los Angeles, closing two major freeways while raining ash over a large(...)