Actress Lauren Bacall has died oaged 89 years old. Photograph: by Baron/Getty Images 1:27

Lauren Bacall, the actress whose provocative glamour elevated her to stardom in Hollywood’s golden age and whose lasting mystique put her on a plateau(...)

The life of Camille Claudel, the French sculptress, has inspired a musical, an opera, a ballet and a 1988 bodice ripper starring Isabelle Adjani and G(...)

Audrey Tautou: ‘Fame is something that scares me more than it attracts me’

Out here in Anglophonia, we are wary of granting proper stardom to any actor who doesn’t speak the language. It can happen, of course. But to fully cr(...)

Red carpet royalty: Channing Tatum, Kirsten Stewart and Robert Pattinson all have high-profile films at Cannes

It’s not easy being a teen heartthrob. Every day you have to fight your way past hordes of screaming hormones when going out for hobnobs and Toilet Du(...)

Godzilla

Roland Emmerich’s ghastly 1998 remake of Godzilla did the world at least one service. Now we knew it was possible for a film in which giant lizards(...)

The frisson of the frontline: ace war photographer Rebecca (Juliette Binoche) narrowly escapes death while embedded with a female suicide bomber sq(...)

“Up from the depths, 30 stories high, breathing fire, something, something, something…”We’re delighted to learn that Gareth Edwards, the newest custod(...)

Dylan Moran with the Cork Film Festival's Creative Director James Mullighan

Some festivals try to spread meagre smatterings of events over more days than they should, pulling off the festival programming equivalent of Donald T(...)

Reginald Gray. His sitters included Francis Bacon, Samuel Beckett and Brendan Behan.

Reginald Gray, who has died aged 82, was a portrait painter whose sitters included Francis Bacon, Samuel Beckett and Brendan Behan. Among the s(...)

If you know anything about Michael Haneke, you will approach this documentary with guarded expectations. Famously evasive about the mean(...)