Errol Flynn

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Gloria Vanderbilt in 2009. The society heiress died on Monday at her home in Manhattan, aged 95. Photograph: Piotr Redlinski/The New York Times

Gloria Vanderbilt, the heiress, artist and romantic who began her life as the “poor little rich girl” of the Great Depression, has died at the age of (...)

Empty stands at Santa Anita Racetrack in Arcadia, California. Photograph: Frederic J Brown/AFP/Getty Images

Santa Anita, sitting in the shadow of southern California’s San Gabriel mountains, has always been a special place for American racing fans. Horses li(...)

Taron Egerton as Robin Hood. The outlaw from the English midlands talks pure Estuary. Photograph: Larry Horricks/Lionsgate

Give the children what they want. More Pinky and Perky! More Dan Dare! More Robin Hood! Okay, that’s a little unfair. The Robin legend goes back a f(...)

Taron Egerton as the altruistic thief

You could argue that a lot is riding on the latest version of Robin Hood. That’s the sort of thing they say in Hollywood: “A lot is riding on this.” (...)

Obama didn’t touch down in Havana with an apology in his pocket for the US having first slathered Cuba in sleaze, organised an invasion by far-right desperadoes, made at least five attempts on Fidel Castro’s life, imposed a blockade in an effort to impoverish the country into submission and erected an internment camp on its soil where perceived enemies of the US could be tortured, some to death. Alejandro Ernesto/EPA.

I wonder did President Obama put in a good word for the Lanskys during his visit to Cuba. The family wants its hotel back. Says spokesman Gary Rapopor(...)

Anita Ekberg, who has died aged 83, became an international symbol of lush beauty and unbridled sensuality in the 1960 Federico Fellini film La Dolce (...)

Maybe it’s the stage Irish sentimentality. Or maybe it’s the non sequiturs. But it’s hard to think of a more heartbroken noir mark than Michael O’Hara(...)

Leap of faith: Off the bike McQueen, that's not how it happened

It’s Oscar season, which means it’s time, yet again, to ponder the significance of historical accuracy in films. The question is, each year, thrust up(...)