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Some greybeard was always suggesting that Claudette Colbert revealing her thigh in It Happened One Night was more erotic than all the huffing and puffing in Caligula

For many decades the easily shocked have been suggesting that Hollywood should reject explicit sexual depictions and go back to the hints and suggesti(...)

Milo O’Shea (left) as Leopold Bloom in Ulysses, directed by Joseph Strick. Photograph: Silver Screen/Getty

A degree of kerfuffle is gathering round Alex Thompson’s imminent indie comedy Saint Frances. An argument can be made that it is among the first comme(...)

Vivienne Leigh and Hattie McDaniel in a publicity still for Gone with the Wind. Photograph: Silver Screen Collection/Getty

Gone with the Wind has returned to the US streaming service HBO Max accompanied by a disclaimer saying the classic film “denies the horrors of slavery(...)

 Elmore Leonard: a great writer in his own way, a way not usually compared with Joyce’s, although they had some things in common. Photograph: Paul Sancya/AP

On Twitter recently, with another Bloomsday approaching, I found myself drawn into a Twitter debate about whether James Joyce made a real or feigned m(...)

Harrison Ford in The Call of the Wild

Published in 1903, Jack London’s The Call of the Wild concerns a pampered St Bernard–Scotch Collie mix named Buck who is kidnapped from his California(...)

Emmet Byrne, Úna Kavanagh, Aoibhínn McGinnity, Patrick Ryan and Aidan Kelly in the Corn Exchange production of ‘The Misfits’ at Smock Alley Theatre as part of Dublin Theatre Festival. Photograph: Ros Kavanagh

We are a long way from Reno. On an Autumn afternoon in Ranelagh the sun is coming through the high windows at an angle to dazzle the eye. Annie Ryan, (...)

Fatheads on the internet are already beginning to grumble about the imminent Oceans 8

Let’s remake every film with an all-female cast. No, hear me out. There are obviously some downsides to this plan. For starters, we have enough remake(...)

Preservation laws have protected much of the original architecture from Santa Barbara’s 18th-century Spanish mission roots

In Race of a Lifetime, Mark Halperin’s and John Heileman’s account of the 2008 US presidential elections, the story is told of how the McCain campaig(...)

Steve Martin and Michael Caine are rival con artists scamming wealthy marks on the French Riviera in 'Dirty Rotten Scoundrels'. Their one-upmanship makes for one of cinema’s great comic rivalries

A few years ago, we published a guide to the best films available on Netflix. It proved to be one of our most popular stories ever. Since then many n(...)

You Must Remember This is a well-crafted and deeply researched podcast focusing on neglected or little-known stories from Hollywood’s golden age. Host(...)