I have just arrived in South Korea’s capital and the scale of the city from the luxurious Park Hyatt is truly electrifying, banishing any jet l(...)

I’d be disappointed if Sigourney Weaver was any less of a presence. Dressed in classic black, towering over her publicists, with a chic bob, pearl (...)

Lost and sound: Carpenter in studio during the recording of Lost Themes

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Swedish actor Noomi Rapace, famous for being The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, is now starring in US crime tale The Drop. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Noomi Rapace knows how to make an entrance. That happens with movie stars. More unusually, she (or her staff) knows how to set an enticing mise-en-(...)

Alien creator HR Giger standing with some of his artworks in Switzerland in 1981.  Giger died yesterday, aged 74, according to Swiss media. Photograph: EPA/STR

Swiss artist HR Giger, who designed the creature in Ridley Scott’s sci-fi horror classic Alien, has died at the age of 74 from injuries suffered in a (...)


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Scarlett Johansson and Jonathan Glazer attend 'Under The Skin' Photocall during the 70th Venice International Film Festival last September

Jonathan Glazer occupies a singular position in the pantheon of British film directors. When wise people draw up lists of contemporary masters,(...)

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The Lego Movie

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Lone Survivor

Well, the title makes no concessions to the spoiler police. Adapted from a memoir by Marcus Luttrell, Lone Survivor tells the story of an ill-fated at(...)

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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(...)