The Glass Castle: An uneven adaptation

The Glass Castle, based on Jeannette Walls’s hit 2005 misery memoir of the same name, could easily accommodate the subheading: “Not a child in the hou(...)

Long gone are the eye-linered days of Hot Fuss, when any member of The Killers could have been the hungover lad serving you in Topman, and in its plac(...)

Andy Serkis as Caesar in War for the Planet of the Apes. Photograph: Twentieth Century Fox

Some 15 years have elapsed since the biotech advances of Rise of the Planet of the Apes accelerated primate evolution while simultaneously wiping out (...)

Harrison Ford as Han Solo and Peter Mayhew as Chewbacca in one of the original  ‘Star Wars’ films.

The directors of the upcoming Han Solo film have left the production due to “creative differences”. Film-makers Phil Lord and Christopher Miller had (...)

There is no more foolish game than trying to predict the Oscars a year in advance. After all, a day before the award was presented, almost nobody gues(...)

The Stella McCartney show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2015/2016. Photograph: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

The crowds that gathered on the steps of the Paris Opera yesterday morning for Stella McCartney’s winter show included star guests: her father Paul, W(...)

Well-known journalist David Carr has died aged 58. Photograph: Andrea Morales/The New York Times

David Carr, a writer who wriggled away from the demon of drug addiction to become an unlikely name-brand media columnist at The New York Times and th(...)

What were your cultural highlights of 2014? In print, Richard Flanagan’s The Narrow Road to the Deep North was a beautiful, deeply affecting n(...)

Jennifer Lawrence in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I

Whether we wanted it or not (I’m saying “not”), we have, over the last five years, seen the development of a new genre of film. Harry Potter and th(...)

Aaron Paul, winner for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, Anna Gunn, winner for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series and Bryan Cranston, winner for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, pose with their awards for Breaking Bad during the  66th Primetime Emmy Awards in California yesterday. Photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

For all the talk about newcomers raising the game of television, the industry yesterday chose to bestow its top Emmys on the long-running shows Bre(...)