Gemma Chan

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Dr Martin Worthington, who provided Babylonian translations for Marvel Studios’ Eternals is pictured in the Library of Trinity College Dublin reading a Sumerian cuneiform tablet, which uses the same wedge-shaped script as Babylonian. Photograph:  Chris Bellew/Fennell Photography

Academic Dr Martin Worthington has spent the last two decades studying a language that has been dead for thousands of years. Ancient Babylonian, or A(...)

Kingo, played by Kumail Nanjiani, in Eternals. Photograph: Marvel Studios

It seems as if the Marvel empire, in a greatly accelerated echo of its Roman predecessor, is entering the early stages of decadence and monied complac(...)

Yesterday I hauled home four large shiny magazines and opened them two at a time, so keen was I to fall into a world where people don’t wear mask(...)

Brie Larson does well enough in a role that would better suit an actor less wedded to underplayed naturalism

It is such a shame this film isn’t a little better. The first episode in the Marvel Cinematic Universe with a woman protagonist has already taken flak(...)

Saoirse Ronan as Mary Queen of Scots, and Margot Robbie as Elizabeth I

Josie Rourke kicks off her heels and sums up her current punishing schedule with the words: “Bouts of talking about myself, punctuated by having my ha(...)

Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie fight for the British throne in the first trailer for Mary Queen Of Scots. In the film, Mary Stuart — played by Ronan(...)

Incredibles 2: Mr Incredible struggles as a stay-at-home dad in this sequel to Pixar’s 2004 hit

Lessons have been learnt. Back in 2014, some weeks after Brazil were thoroughly spanked by the Germans, Hollywood’s summer sputtered to a halt after t(...)

Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson and Kira Knightley are among the almost 200 signatories of an open letter calling for equality and the end of sex harassment.

More than 190 leading female entertainment stars from Britain and Ireland are demanding the eradication of sexual harassment from across all industrie(...)