John Lithgow and Alfred Molina in Love Is Strange 8:46

Lovely, bouncy Alfred Molina has been swelling the action for well over 30 years. The west Londoner, a cackling giant of Spanish and Italian parent(...)

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(...)

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Rupert Wyatt, who broke through with The Escapist and Rise of the Planet of the Apes, directs Mark Wahlberg in this remake of a 1974 drama written (...)

Host Graham Norton during filming for “The Graham Norton Show” in London. Photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

In this autumn-winter autobiography season, two memoirs should leap out to both aspiring broadcasters and anyone even vaguely interested in how on-air(...)

Jack Reynor: If you have an opportunity to reach people on a broad scale, it’s not enough to just entertain people. You have to take responsibility. You has to do something substantial."

Two years is a long time in showbusiness. Just ask Jack Reynor. The last time I caught up with the star of Lenny Abrahamson’s What Richard Did,(...)

No-go zone: Ronan Keating with Laura Michelle Kelly  in Goddess

Come and have a go if you think you’re hard enough, Michael Bay. Despite last week’s glitzy Dublin premiere . . . despite the presence of two Irish ac(...)

Never mind Rolf Harris. What is the point in prosecuting the sexual molesters of yesteryear when right here, right now, Transformers: Age of Extinctio(...)

Students cheer during a morale-building event ahead of the upcoming national college entrance examination at Hengshui No 2 High School in  Hebei province. Photograph: Reuters

As Irish Leaving Cert students take a breather today, they might spare a thought for the 9.4 million Chinese high-school students sitting college entr(...)

Philip Seymour Hoffman: sadly,  we will never see his Falstaff or his Captain Ahab. Photograph: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images

When an actor dies too young – let’s name no other names – we sometimes err on the side of hyperbolic adulation. Why not? It’s only polite. Nobody wan(...)

Peter Berg: “I was interested in trying to capture that fight as it was written in the book. Reading it, it almost felt like a piece of orchestral music to me”

Harken, fans of movie miscellany and listology. Pop quiz. Is the shoot-’em-up between Taliban fighters and a four-man Navy Seal reconnaissance team at(...)