Objection! Meretricious sentimentality! Objection! Badgering the audience! Where is this leading, your honour? Where indeed? Heaven save us fro(...)

Angelina Jolie And Brad Pitt married in France at the weekend.  File photograph:  Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt married at the Chateau Miraval in France on Saturday, a spokesman for the couple said. Jolie and Pitt wed in a small chap(...)

Aaron Paul, winner for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, Anna Gunn, winner for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series and Bryan Cranston, winner for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, pose with their awards for Breaking Bad during the  66th Primetime Emmy Awards in California yesterday. Photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters 2:04

For all the talk about newcomers raising the game of television, the industry yesterday chose to bestow its top Emmys on the long-running shows Bre(...)

Just like that comedian: David Threlfall as Tommy Cooper.Photograph: Robert Viglaskyâ

For decades the comedian Tommy Cooper was one of the most impersonated stars: a hoarse “just like that”, a shrug of the shoulders, the machine-gun (...)

Ancient cannibalistic religions have less eccentric calendars than does the movie universe. The long run-in and dreary aftermath to Christmas d(...)

Angelina Jolie: “clear and clean – almost clinical, even, in her matter-of-fact description of the rather grisly operation”. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

Sometimes I feel like a really fastidious single man. You know, the cerebral kind whose bathroom is so clean and pristine that it seems like a (...)