Written in crayon and edited in oven gloves: Will Smith and Alec Baldwin in Concussion

This occasionally useless – but more often drab – true-life story has got a notion that it’s playing in the same league as Michael Mann’s The Insider(...)

Blossoms, with singer Tom Ogden front and centre: “We’ve always been into pop music and catchy songs, and that’s what we do now”

‘I was playing pool with Pete Doherty at the weekend, after supporting The Libertines. That’s kind of mad,” says Tom Ogden, lead singer of Stockport (...)

Will Smith, left, and Jada Pinkett Smith will join others in protest against two straight years of all-white acting nominees. Photograph Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP

Will Smith won’t be going to this year’s Academy Awards. Neither will Michael Moore or Spike Lee. Chris Rock is under pressure to step down as host. A(...)

 Will Smith  and  Jada Pinkett-Smith on the red carpet in Hollywood, California, US. File photograph: Paul Buck/EPA

Hollywood actor Will Smith has vowed to join a growing number of stars in boycotting this year’s Oscars. The Academy Awards has been subject to criti(...)

Spike Lee, in a post on Instagram, said he “cannot support” the “lily white” Academy Awards this year. Photograph: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images

Calls for a boycott of the Academy Awards are growing over the Oscars’ second straight year of all-white acting nominees, as Spike Lee and Jada Pinke(...)

Tregg Duerson, the son of Dave Duerson, and his mother Alicia with the late Chicago Bears defensive back’s NFL Man of the Year trophy. The family is upset at the portrayal of Duerson in Concussion. Photograph: Marc Serota/The New York Times

Before pointing a revolver at his chest and pulling the trigger almost five years ago, Dave Duerson wrote a note to his next of kin that read, “Please(...)

1 Bill Murray does not think Bruce Willis is a “jackass”. In a surprise appearance, Bill Murray opens the 2015 San Diego Comic-Con. T(...)

Kevin Hart: ‘My brother made some mistakes and went to the military. My mom wasn’t going to let that happen to me.’ Photograph: Brad Barket/Getty Images

Kevin Hart, star of the new hit US comedy The Wedding Ringer, smiles down from every other bus and billboard. Look here: he’s presenting the first ep(...)

Amy Pascal: departure as co-chairwoman of Sony Pictures Entertainment  comes in fallout from last year’s cyber attack. Photograph: Jamie Rector/The New York Times

Hollywood executive Amy Pascal is resigning as co-chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment for a new role at the studio in the wake of an embarrassi(...)

 Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt attend the World Premiere of Disney’s ‘Maleficent’ at the El Capitan Theatre  in Hollywood, California. Photograph:  Jason Merritt/Getty Images

An infamous red carpet prankster struck actor Brad Pitt in the face as he signed autographs at the Hollywood premiere of a film starring his partner A(...)