Steven Spielberg: 'I probably watch five old movies a week and five new movies a week. And it’s the old films more that make me want to keep directing.' Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images

Wrapped in a heavy suit and scarf against the wintry London day outside, Steven Spielberg walks up without a coterie of minders, a trail of rose petal(...)

Jerry Lewis
Mercurial film maker and comedian
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  • August 26, 2017, 04:10

Jerry Lewis, the comedian and filmmaker who was adored by many, disdained by others, but unquestionably a defining figure of American entertainment in(...)

‘Imagine if a fraction of the passion that is expended on getting re-elected was expended on creating narratives that point to the brighter future that can result from caring for the environment.’ Photograph: Clement Sabourin/AFP/Getty Images

Daniel Gilbert, a Harvard professor of psychology, once said to writer George Marshall that if climate change were caused by eating puppies, that mill(...)

Kofi Annan : “Rebuilding Syria and taming the region is in everyone’s interest.” Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Former UN secretary general Kofi Annan said yesterday Syria might require a Marshall Plan-style aid package to rebuild the country whenever the civil (...)