Titanic: the notorious Best Picture winner from 1998

There is, of course, no such thing as the “best picture of the year”. We have yet to devise a machine that can objectively assess the quality of an(...)

US director Quentin Tarantino gestures after receiving the Prix Lumiere award during a ceremony at the 5th Festival Lumiere in Lyon, France, last October. Photograph: Reuters

Oscar-winning filmmaker Quentin Tarantino filed a lawsuit against media outlet Gawker for copyright infringement in a US district court in Los Angele(...)

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 (...)

Run Run Shaw: the pioneering Hong Kong movie producer  has died at the age of 107. Photograph: Kin Cheung/AP Photo

Legendary Hong Kong media tycoon Sir Run Run Shaw, who created an entertainment empire in Asia that encompassed television and films, died yesterday a(...)

The Ticket Awards: Film

See winners list below It is always unwise to second-guess the electorate, but it is not unreasonable to assume that, had Gravity made it into (...)

BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOUR The winner of this year’s Palme d’Or – a lengthy lesbian romance set in Lille – gained notoriety for the duration and explicitness of its sex sequences.But Abdellatif Kechiche’s film is most notable for its determination toimmerse us in every nuance of a tempestuous relationship. Adèle Exarchopoulos and Léa Seydoux give astonishing performances.

Click here to cast your vote When it comes time to assess developments in cinema – over a year, decade or century – hard-working pundits sti(...)

Brad Pitt: Fifty isn’t as old as it used to be. Photograph: Getty Images

Tell us more about stuff that happened 50 years ago this month. It’s been 10 minutes since somebody pointed out that, by dying on the same day as Pres(...)

‘A couple of years ago I decided to branch out,” explains Daniel Brühl. “So I opened a tapas bar. It’s still there. We’re not bankrupt. And you’re (...)

Justin and the Knights of Valour

As marketing devices go, we’re happy to roll along with Quentin Tarantino or Eli Roth Presents . . . So what if it’s as crass as branding gets? This i(...)

Arriving hot on the heels of an incendiary turn in Harmony Korine’s Springbreakers, Vanessa Hudgens’s latest role as a drug addled Anchorage-based pro(...)

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