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(...)

That look: Charlotte Rampling in ‘The Sea’

There’s a moment in the new film adaptation of John Banville’s The Sea when suffering, sear(...)

Lupita Nyong’o, Oscar winner for best supporting actress in 12 Years a Slave

So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, Awards Season 2014. We’ve enjoyed your relative unpredictability and tangents: remember when the officially(...)

“My career has no beautiful turning point. It’s not like in A Star Is Born. It’s more like the Brooklyn Bridge. You put it together brick by brick”

Stellan Skarsgård tells me that his first ambition was to be a diplomat. “I would like to have been somebody who travelled the world, solving c(...)

Elementary my dear Watson

It is to Emily Watson’s credit that I enter the room unmolested by any preconceptions as to her personality. She’s not any sort of chameleon. Ms Wa(...)

Nymphomaniac: Volume 1 and Volume 2 1:48

You will know the standard line on explicit sex in art-house cinema. Having strategically placed a beret over an agitated crotch, the male critic c(...)

In the Name oF.../W Imie...

From Poland, this winner of the Teddy Award (for Best Feature Film with LGBT content) at Berlin 2013 follows a young priest (Andrzej Chyra) as he sett(...)

It is often said that Aidan Gillen is among the shyest of actors; that he’s the Artist Least Likely to Talk Guff; that between transatlantic jobs, he (...)

How To Train Your Dragon 2: Coming July 4th

Welcome to our bumper guide to another year of sequels, remakes and leftfield experiments. The most comprehensive preview available is, f(...)

Computer Chess
Computer Chess

The most interesting thing about 2013’s cinematic landscape is the coming-of-age of Mumblecore. America’s post-Cassavetes kids are stumbling out of sp(...)