Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt attend the World Premiere of Disney’s ‘Maleficent’ at the El Capitan Theatre  in Hollywood, California. Photograph:  Jason Merritt/Getty Images 1:17

An infamous red carpet prankster struck actor Brad Pitt in the face as he signed autographs at the Hollywood premiere of a film starring his partner A(...)

Jordan Belfort: aims to give attendees at the seminar the formula for success at creating wealth. Photograph: reuters

Former stockbroker and the “Wolf of Wall Street” himself – Jordan Belfort – is coming to Dublin this week. Mr Belfort, the man who wrote the New York (...)

Actor Brendan Gleeson signs autographs at the ‘Calvary’ premiere during 64th Berlinale International Film Festival earlier this month. Photograph: Getty

John Butler’s comedy The Stag and John Michael McDonagh’s state-of-the-nation piece Calvary have topped the charts in the nominations for the upcom(...)

Out of the Furnace 2:30

Responsible Russell Baze (Christian Bale) visits with local rogue Petty (Willem Dafoe), in order to settle a debt owed by Russell’s feckless younger b(...)

The Wolf of Wall Street

Much of the chatter surrounding Martin Scorsese’s latest drunken whale of a movie has focused on the film-maker’s attitude towards his subject’s rampa(...)

 Michael Fassbender. Photograph: Gabriel Olsen/Getty Images

As expected, three films dominated when Chris Hemsworth read out the Oscar nominations in Los Angeles at lunchtime. Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a (...)

British film director Steve McQueen (left)  with the star of his film 12 Years A Slave Chiwetel Ejiofor. Photograph: Reuters

The 71st Golden Globe Awards will be held in Los Angeles tonight with two films vying for many of the key honours. American Hustle and 12 Years a Slav(...)

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(...)

Woodrow Wilson: made jokes in black dialect and felt that interracial marriage would “degrade the white nations”.

On Thursday night, we sat around, talking about the lawyer and constitutional expert in the White House, a leader both didactic and charming, peacenik(...)

Hailee regarded

Under normal circumstances, you’d expect a 16-year-old girl to be intimidated by the hoopla that surrounds the promotion of a major motion picture. An(...)