Lin-Manuel Miranda: ‘Everything that’s good in Hamilton was inspired by seeing Rent by Jonathan Larson on my 17th birthday.’ Photograph: Getty Images

“On legacy, one of the main messages in Hamilton is: you don’t get a say,” Lin-Manuel Miranda explains. “All you get to do is make what you make, and (...)

Andrew Garfield: ‘I’ve found myself more in heroic, altruistic, champion-of-the-light kinds of characters and stories.’  Photograph: Alana Paterson/New York Times

Andrew Garfield is smiling beatifically and clasping his hands together as if in prayer. The pose suits an actor who has cornered the market in the ho(...)

Gugu Mbatha-Raw: ‘It’s great having women in front of the camera... but I love that they are behind the camera as well’

Gugu Mbatha-Raw delicately walks across a London hotel suite. One can’t imagine her movements producing anything as noisy as footfall. If I didn’t kno(...)

Travis Knight’s upcoming take on The Six Million Dollar Man has been  inflated to The Six Billion Dollar Man

Everyone over here is talking about a possible reboot of the TV series Frasier. Everyone over there is talking about a confirmed movie reboot of the(...)

Netflix: The Sinner

Homecoming Amazon Prime Julia Roberts finally arrives on the small(er) screen, in this crafty psychological thriller directed by Mr Robot creator Sam(...)

Actor Robert De Niro on stage at the Tony awards in New York. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

Actor Robert De Niro won a standing ovation at Sunday night’s Tony awards in New York for criticising US president Donald Trump. Appearing on stage at(...)

Shoplifters by Hirokazu Kore-eda is about a young girl taken in by a family and trained to shoplift.

As far as the outside world was concerned, Star Wars got Cannes 2018 back to the noisy prominence it so craves. Fireworks burst over the Croisette on (...)

Gotti: Kelly Preston, John Travolta and John A Gotti in Cannes. Photograph: Loic Venance/AFP/Getty

Nobody had any great hopes for Gotti, the long-delayed John Travolta-headlined biopic of the Mafia kingpin. But Kevin Entourage Connolly’s portrait of(...)

Spike Lee will be back at Cannes with his inelegantly titled dark comedy ‘BlacKkKlansman’

Nobody much questions that the Cannes film festival is at some sort of crossroads. The debate hangs around the extent to which the management intended(...)

Cannes film festival director Thierry Frémaux (left) and festival president Pierre Lescure at the presentation of the official selection for the 71st Cannes Film Festival. Photograph: Ian Langsdon

As controversy concerning the absence of Netflix films from the Cannes film festival bubbled, festival director Thierry Frémaux announced a programme (...)

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