Richard Attenborough in 2008: the film Gandhi marked the pinnacle of his career. Photograph: Getty Images 0:50

Richard Attenborough, the film director who chronicled the end of British colonial rule in India with his Oscar-winning epic Gandhi and performed in m(...)

 Robin Williams  as disc-jockey Adrian Cronauer in ‘Good Morning Vietnam’.  Williams, whose free-form comedy and impressions dazzled audiences for decades, has died in an apparent suicide. Photograph: AP Photo/Touchstone Pictures 2:16

The Oscar-winning actor and stand-up comedian Robin Williams who was found dead in his California home took his own life, police have confirmed.Lieute(...)

Chinese (left, centre) and South Korean  posters for Transformers: Age of Extinction

Is cinema broken? Again? That’s the question studio suits were asking last week when newly totted up sums revealed that the US summer box-office take (...)

‘When I go to someone’s house and the toilet seat is left up I get very offended,” says Zoe Saldana. “It means it’s a house where men live. I get i(...)

Some of the thousands of attendees at last year’s E3  watch a demonstration of Call of Duty at the Activision exhibit. Photograph: David McNee/Reuters

It’s the highlight of the games calendar for the year, and it’s just around the corner, but there are some things about E3 that you may not know. Its (...)

“Up from the depths, 30 stories high, breathing fire, something, something, something…”We’re delighted to learn that Gareth Edwards, the newest custod(...)

Max Clifford has been sentenced to eight years in prison Photograph: Andrew Winning/Reuters

Shamed PR expert Max Clifford was jailed for eight years at Southwark Crown Court today after being convicted of eight counts of indecent assault. Jud(...)

Image of the week: And so it begins The dates you need if you want to either book time off to watch a few pitch meltdowns or bury your head under(...)

Larger than life: puppeteers Jack Parker, Stuart Angel and Mikey Brett with ‘Joey’ the equine puppet from War Horse. Photograph: Alan Betson 2:45

Resignation; the merest gesture of resignation made by a cavalry horse bowing its head and submitting to being harnessed to a wagon, which is h(...)

This study of children in film is essential for all committed cineastes

Your view on the documentaries of Mark Cousins, distinguished critic and film historian, depends very much on what you make of the Northern Iri(...)