21st-century Foxx

Settled by the Dutch during the 1650s, Oyster Bay, Long Island is one of America’s oldest addresses. Impeccably manicured, with tasteful flourishes(...)

If the sequel to the reboot of Sam Raimi’s adaptation of Marvel’s Spider-Man (please keep up) has anything to teach us, it’s that mid-ranking s(...)

Rio 2

As this colourful sequel opens, Blu (Jesse Eisenberg), the domesticated Minnesota macaw hero of 2011’s Rio, (...)

‘It’s a part I’ve waited 77 years for.” When Bruce Dern’s turn in Alexander Payne’s Nebraska deservedly took the Best Actor prize at this year’s Canne(...)

Sony lost $2.2 billion in market value today after chief executive Kazuo Hirai cut his earnings forecast and posted a loss because of stalling demand (...)

Film review: White House Down

Remember The Darkness? In another era, the Lowestoft band travelled the worrying limbo between pastiche and sincere bombast. That’s to say they someho(...)

George Clooney: ‘If guys like this are given any weight because they’ve bought stock, this does great damage.’ Photograph: Gareth Cattermole/Getty

Onscreen, George Clooney has played a few heroic parts, but he seems to have a fondness for characters whose charms are balanced out by a ration of se(...)

Scareman of the board: Marlon Wayans, far right, and friends in A Haunted House

‘There’s math and science to comedy,” the mighty Marlon Wayans muses. “I’m serious. This equals this. That equals that. There is even science to a goo(...)

Jamie Foxx, left, and Leonardo DiCaprio in Django Unchained

Although Quentin Tarantino’s spaghetti/slave western was pulled without any official explanation, it now appears that (...)

A woman leaves a Beijing cinema advertising Django Unchained before it was banned. Photograph: AP

It’s lights, camera and action all week in Beijing, as the great and the good of the international film business descend on the Chinese capital(...)

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