Casting a spell: Channing Tatum in Magic Mike

Hello lovers. It’s almost Valentine’s Day, so screw Fifty Shades of Grey, so to speak, and let’s take a look instead at the genuinely sexiest films(...)

Actress Ruth Wilson attends The Weinstein Company & Netflix’s 2015 Golden Globes after party. Photograph:  Charley Gallay/Getty Images for TWC 2:28
Golden Globes Winners
  • Film
  • January 12, 2015

For a full report of the 72nd Golden Globes awards ceremony click here.Best Motion Picture – DramaWinner: BoyhoodLead Actor in a Motion Picture – Dram(...)

US director Richard Linklater (centre) poses with the cast of ‘Boyhood’ in the press room after winning Best Motion Picture - Drama at the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, in Beverly Hills, California, USA, 11 January 2015. From left to right: Patricia Arquette, Lorelei Linklater, Richard Linklater, Ellar Coltran and Ethan Hawke. Photograph: Paul Buck/EPA 2:28

Click here for a full list of winnersThe small, often eccentric electorate at the Golden Globes sprung a few surprises last night, but Richard Linklat(...)

Hits and misses: Brendan O’Carroll in Mrs Brown’s Boys

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Calvary has been nominated for best film at the Moet British Independent Film Awards (BIFA). Director John Michael McDonagh, who sparked a cont(...)

Bumps a-daisy: Jill Halfpenny, Christine Bottomley, Katherine Parkinson, Hermoine Norris, Taj Atwal and Hannah Midgley in In The Club.

It’s an original drama written by Kay Mellor, of Fat Friends and The Chase, but there’s a lot of box-ticking in In the Club (BBC One, Tuesday). Watchi(...)

Looking east: Maggie Gyllenhaal in The Honourable Woman, a new thriller series on BBC One

Fans of writer-director Hugo Blick’s last BBC conspiracy thriller, The Shadow Line, from 2011, know not to expect plot, characters, even exact locatio(...)

History in picture-postcard bites: Simon Delaney in Tales of Irish Castles

Memo to those who feel like complaining that in The Meaning of Life (RTÉ One, Sunday) Gay Byrne doesn’t come over all Paxman and skewer the Taoiseach (...)

The latest film from Lenny Abrahamson, director of Adam & Paul and What Richard Did, is certainly promiscuous in its creative weirdness. As every (...)

A tough, conflicted version of Jake Gyllenhaal as a detective on the hunt for the kidnappers of two young girls in ‘Prisoners’

You know who Jake Gyllenhaal is. He’s stammered his way nervously through Donnie Darko and Brokeback Mountain. He is brother to Maggie Gyllenhaal, bro(...)