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'Nature gives you a few months to prepare, but from the second you see your son or your daughter, it changes everything,' says Cruz. Photograph: Camila Falquez/The New York Times

You have to wonder if Penélope Cruz manifested her first phone call from Pedro Almodóvar. As a young girl growing up in Madrid, she watched Betamax ta(...)

Sidney Poitier: the groundbreaking actor has died aged 94. Photograph: Tommaso Boddi/Getty

In the late 1960s, when black actors still struggled for mainstream recognition, Sidney Poitier, who has died in the Bahamas at the age of 94, managed(...)

Fabian Erlinghäuser was animation director for Academy Award-nominated The Secret of Kells

Fabian Erlinghäuser has more than 21 years industry experience at Cartoon Saloon where he works as assistant director on Nora Twomey’s upcoming featur(...)

Arracht will be released in Irish cinemas on October 15th. Photograph: TG4

Arracht, the Irish-language famine thriller by writer-director Tom Sullivan and production company Macalla Teo, had a busy 2020, winning best Irish fe(...)

Marlee Matlin:  ‘Deaf is not a costume.’ Photograph: Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic/Getty

When early financial backers of Marlee Matlin’s new film, Coda, expressed their preference for hiring big-name actors to play the roles of two major d(...)

Gene Hackman as Coach Dale in Hoosiers,  directed by David Anspaugh.

A few days after the 1997 Oscar ceremony, the film maker David Anspaugh was invited to meet Billy Bob Thornton for lunch. Thornton, a free-spirited an(...)

Robert De Niro as Jake LaMotta in Raging Bull: An irreparably depraved, crouching brawler of a boxer who arrives on screen a ready-made ball of threat and jealousy

It is 1964. Shirt buttons straining around his midriff, Robert De Niro’s overweight character Jake LaMotta, the troubled and troubling former middlewe(...)

The late Saudi journalist Jamal Ahmad Khashoggi: His murder is the subject of The Dissident.

The last few years have seen a wave of true-crime documentaries from around the world. But it’s unusual to find one in which the story unfolds against(...)

A recent lawsuit and a series of interviews and financial records are providing a more unsparing look at the group behind the Golden Globes, which does not publicly list its roster and admits very few applicants. Photograph: Frazer Harrison/Getty

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has been widely viewed as colourful, generally harmless, perhaps venal and not necessarily journalistically pr(...)

Zendaya: 'I think there are aspects of my life where maybe I felt overlooked or not appreciated for something that I’ve put so much into'.  Photograph: Chantal Anderson/New York Times

From Disney via the Marvel universe to HBO’s Euphoria, Zendaya has done a lot of growing up on screen. But for her new film, Malcolm & Marie, t(...)

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