Steve McQueen: Wore his own clothes

Just last week, Jack Lyon, among the few remaining veterans of the escape from Stalag Luft III in 1944, died at his home in Bexhill-on-Sea. A former R(...)

Arrest mugshots of James “Whitey” Bulger, the late mobster who terrorised south Boston in the 1970s and 1980s.  “Black Mass” and “The Departed” drew glamourous versions of his character.

In a better world, we’d eulogise only the virtuous. We’d make films about philanthropists, anti-poverty campaigners and people who rescue kittens from(...)

Eli Roth: “I was not the popular kid. I was super weird. People made fun of me for being into horror movies.” Photograph: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

Eli Roth has made a kids’ movie. Let that sink in for a moment. The director behind the gloriously gory Hostel franchise and The Green Inferno – in wh(...)

Clint Eastwood in 'A Fistful of Dollars'

In 1964, A Fistful of Dollars, a Spanish-shot, English-dubbed, German-co-produced, Mexican-set remake of the Akira Kurosawa’s 1961 Japanese samurai mo(...)

 Director Eli Roth, the sometime splatter-maestro behind Cabin Fever and Hostel, insists that his new superfluous remake of the grimy 1974 reveng(...)

Joaquin Phoenix plays Joe in You Were Never Really Here. Photograph: StudioCanal

 If only Lynne Ramsay had less trouble making films. It is seven years since the release of We Need to Talk About Kevin and five since, citing cr(...)

Fashion victim: Elle Fanning Nicolas Winding Refn in a  promotional shot for Refn’s  upcoming film The Neon Demon

“My name is Nicolas Winding Refn and all my life I’ve wanted to be famous.” Yes, Mr Refn really did say that to me. He’s paraphrasing a line from his(...)

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Keene, New Hampshire. Photograph: Gretchen Ertl/Reuters

Two days after a gunman killed nine people at an Oregon community college and then shot himself dead , the Republican presidential frontrunner, Donald(...)

US republican presidential candidate Donald Trump who said the Oregon shootings could have been limited if instructors or students  had been armed.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Saturday channelled the 1970s action star Charles Bronson in defending second amendment rights in th(...)

‘I was warned that a lot of responsibility comes with writing to a prisoner because in many cases that’s all they have’: Angel Cullinane, who writes to and receives letters from a prisoner on death row. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

In one sickening wave after another, the details of Elaine O’Hara’s murder trial kept coming earlier this year. Yet it was only afterwards that one(...)

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