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Anya Taylor-Joy plays Sandie, an aspiring club singer, in Edgar Wright's Last Night in Soho

It takes a while for Edgar Wright’s Last Night in Soho – a film that bumps to Earth as often as it takes flight – to confirm how it will deviate from (...)

Olivia Colman and Paul Mescal star in The Lost Daughter, directed by Maggie Gyllenhaal. Photograph: Netflix

“The smell of Venice suffused the night, lacustrine essences richly distilled. Late summer was hot here.” So begins Anthony Powell’s Temporary Kings,(...)

Moives due to come our way in 2021...

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused a traffic jam of anticipated films for this year as dozens of films shifted from 2020 to a 2021 release Le(...)

Rebecca: Lily James as Mrs. de Winter. Photograph: Kerry Brown/Netflix

There is at least one promising moment (briefly reprised) in Ben Wheatley’s unengaging disinterment of Daphne du Maurier’s most durable melodrama. As (...)

Zendaya during the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony held virtually on September 20, 2020. Photograph: American Broadcasting Companies,/AFP via Getty Images

Euphoria star Zendaya made history with her surprise victory at the Emmys, becoming the youngest actress to win the outstanding drama lead award. The(...)

English actress Diana Rigg as Emma Peel: a cool all of her own. Photograph:   Terry Disney/Express/Getty Images

Dame Diana Rigg, who died on Tuesday aged 82, will have long known that all her obituarists would find space for Mrs Emma Peel in their opening p(...)

Actor Diana Rigg came to prominence in the 1960s TV hit show The Avengers. Photograph: Evening Standard/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

The actor Diana Rigg has died at the age of 82. Rigg was known for her roles on stage and in film and television, including The Avengers and Countess (...)

Sean Connery and Honor Blackman filming a scene for Goldfinger at Pinewood Studios in Buckinghamshire in 1964. Photograph: PA/PA Wire

Some may be surprised to learn that Honor Blackman, who has died in Sussex, attained the great age of 94. A key avatar of the glamorous 1960s, she was(...)

Lena Headey at a Game Of Thrones premiere in Hollywood City. Photograph: Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic for HBO

Lena Headey has been an actor for the better part of three decades, but the experience has not eased the doubt she has in her abilities. And even near(...)

Patrick MacNee as John Steed, centre,  with Joanna Lumley, who played Purdey,  and Gareth Hunt, who played Mike Gambit, during filming of ‘The Avengers’ at Pinewood Studios. Photograph: PA Wire

Patrick Macnee, the actor best known as dapper secret agent John Steed in the long-running 1960s TV series The Avengers, has died. He was 93. Macnee d(...)

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