Johnny Sexton on his way off the pitch after being replaced in Ireland’s defeat to France. Photograph: Inpho

At least for the hours and days following, it was conveyed to a rugby world that cares as an unholy transgression, a disagreeable wickedness, an unrig(...)

50 scary films to watch at Halloween
  • Film
  • October 18, 2020, 06:00

No Halloween parties. No trick-or-treating. What else is there to do but scare ourselves silly watching some terrifying films? Below you’ll find 50(...)

One of the most welcome developments in contemporary genre cinema has been the creeping revival of the folk horror, with Ben Wheatley’s Kill List and (...)

Nia Vardalos: “I describe myself as a fearless idiot. I don’t think about pressure at all”. Photograph:  Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images

In 2002, Nia Vardalos, a relatively unknown Greek-Canadian actor, wrote and starred in a $5 million comedy with little by way of fanfare. Within week(...)

A disconcerting-looking clothbound book emblazoned with the image of a shadowy creature mysteriously appears on seven-year-old Samuel’s shelf. The (...)

‘While playing around with WhatsApp I stumbled across a weird chat history between two people I don’t know. It scared the hell out of me. When I tr(...)