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(...)

Actor Paula Patton during the nomination announcements for the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards. Photograph: Danny Moloshok/Reuters

There were no enormous shocks when the Golden Globes were announced this morning in Los Angeles. Alejandro Gonzales Innaritu’s Birdman, featuring Mich(...)

We’re some 888 minutes into Peter Jackson’s ongoing Middle Earth sequence – 1,031 if you add up “extra footage” and “special editions” – and enough(...)

Brendan Gleeson: beat Oscar contenders Benedict Cumberbatch and Timothy Spall to the prize of best actor at the British Independent Film Awards. Photograph:  Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Brendan Gleeson and Andrew Scott, Irish performers of different generations, have taken the two male acting prizes at the Moët British Independent Fil(...)

The release of this very funny animation gives us a chance to ponder the unlikely history of the Madagascar franchise. The original film passed the(...)

For those of us defiantly opposed to the conspiracy- theory mentality, the story of Bletchley Park kicks up a few uncomfortable questions. It seems(...)

Elsa from Frozen

Of all the little Elsas patrolling my neighbourhood over Halloween, this one stood out. The costume was identical to the dozens, probably hundreds,(...)

Benedict Cumberbatch ‘photobombed’  U2 at the Oscars earlier this year. The word photobomb has been named word of the year by Collins English Dictionary.

Photobomb, an action brought to the nation’s consciousness by a host of famous figures from Jennifer Lawrence to the Queen, has been named the word of(...)

Charlie’s Country, the final part in Rolf de Geer’s exploration of indigenous culture in Australia will open the Cork Film Festival on November 7th. Screengrab: YouTube

An Australian film which has already earned its lead actor the best actor prize at Cannes and is Australia’s entry for best foreign film at next year’(...)

Dan Stevens: “I like working with cinephiles whether they’re actors or directors”

In person, Dan Stevens is a mild mannered and awfully civilised chap. Why wouldn’t he be? He read English literature at Emmanuel College, Cambridge. H(...)