Blade Runner sequel: Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford in Blade Runner 2049

“I need chewing gum,” Denis Villeneuve says in his foggy Québécois accent. “I find that when I am tired the first thing that goes is my English. Chewi(...)

Ryan Gosling’s deadened quality suits a character who (we assume, anyway) is not a paid-up member of the human race. Photograph: Stephen Vaughan/Warner Bros/AP

It is jarring to consider that the gap between Blade Runner and today – 35 years – is about the same as that between Blade Runner and the high era of (...)

 Canadian director Denis Villeneuve loves his rotten fruit. Photograph: Ettore Ferrari/EPA

What’s killing cinema this year? In the 1950s it was television. In the 1970s it was video. There have been suggestions that, in the new century, stre(...)

 Daniel Craig on  the red carpet at the French premiere of tpectre in  2015. He’ll be getting his suit out again so.  Photograph:  Benoit Tessier/Reuters

The worst kept secret in the entertainment industry is finally out. Daniel Craig has confirmed that he will be playing James Bond in the upcoming 125t(...)

“The Farthest” by Emer Reynolds: “I was obsessed with space as a child. I spent part of my childhood growing up on a farm in Tipperary with really dark skies overhead. I could see the Milky Way.”

In June 1977, four days after the death of Elvis, the first of two Voyager space probes were launched. More than 40 years later, Voyager 1 and 2 are s(...)

Blade Runner 2049 stars Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford. It will be in cinemas in October. Photograph: YouTube

The new trailer for Blade Runner 2049 gives a more complete look at the long-awaited follow-up to Ridley Scott’s seminal science fiction thriller, dir(...)

Przem Shrem Zajac at the home he shares with Les Cullinan in Smithfield, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The apartment Przem Shrem Zajac shares with his partner, Les Cullinan, in Dublin’s Smithfield is an eclectic extravaganza of beloved pieces, put toget(...)

The one the critics want to win: Mahershala Ali and Alex R. Hibbert in Moonlight

There was a time when ranking the films nominated for the best picture Oscar would have been no more enticing a prospect than determining the greasies(...)

Expect a “La La Land” sweep on the night, including best film, best director and best actress

Spoiler alert! La La Land is going to win best picture at this weekend’s Oscars. Roll up the red carpet. Shelve the champagne flutes. Send the televis(...)

An Oscar statue on the red carpet at last year’s ceremony. Photograph: Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images

Nomination day is usually a time to kick the Oscars around the gutter of shame. Oh, they’re so conservative. Oh, they favour films about themselves. O(...)