Will Smith walks onstage and slaps Chris Rock after the comedian made a joke about Smith’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, at the 94th Academy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday. Photograph: Ruth Fremson/The New York Times

Will Smith has apologised to comedian Chris Rock on Monday evening for slapping him during Sunday night’s Oscars after the Academy denounced his actio(...)

Kirsten Dunst plays Rose Gordon in The Power of the Dog which is tipped for best picture. Photograph: 2021 Cross City Films Limited/Courtesy of Netflix

Several pretaped awards and public Twitter polls erode tradition but best picture race still intrigues “We want to get as many people under the (...)

Denzel Washington is nominated for best actor, but The Tragedy of Macbeth narrowly missed a best picture nomination

Can we come up with a list of 10 believable best picture nominees superior to those competing for the Oscar on Sunday night? Most committed movie fan(...)

If Smith wins best actor, this will be the first time he takes home an Oscar after more than 30 years as one of Hollywood’s top stars. Photograph: Tolga Akmen/AFP via Getty Images

Will Smith was just opening his eyes “bright and early” on Tuesday in Wyoming, the US, where he was speaking at a business conference, when his phone (...)

Last year an investigation uncovered infighting, questionable journalistic ethics and a jarring lack of diversity in the HFPA’s ranks. Photograph:  Kevin Winter/Getty Images

First, the Golden Globes were going to go toe-to-toe with the Critic’s Choice Awards on Sunday night. Now, after the critics’ ceremony was postponed a(...)

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(...)

Denzel Washington could hardly be classier casting for the vaulting Macbeth.

Of all Shakespeare’s tragedies, the Scottish Play is the one that rattles along at the greatest pace. Get in a few excellent actors, light the thing w(...)

West Side Story: Ariana DeBose as Anita and David Alvarez as Bernardo

When it was announced that Steven Spielberg was to “remake” the much-celebrated 1961 film of West Side Story, there was much rhetorical pondering of w(...)

Sexiest Man Alive 2021: Paul Rudd. Photograph: Valerie Chiang/New York Times

You can count on Irish Central, the New York-based booster of all things from the home country, to find a way of wrapping a flag around the news. “Pa(...)

Ruth Negga: ‘I feel very lucky that this was my dream – to work as an actor.’ Photograph: Andres Poveda

‘I feel very lucky that this was my dream – to work as an actor’: Ruth Negga chats to Irish Times film correspondent Donald Clarke about her f(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • Next
  • Last »