Lily James: ‘It’s sometimes hard to feel  stability in life.’ Photograph:   Keith Mayhew/SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty Images

The problem with trying to be an actor but also trying to stay sane, says Lily James, is that you need a really thin skin to do the work, and a very t(...)

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 (...)

Armie Hammer as Maxim de Winter and Lily James as Mrs de Winter in Rebecca. Photograph: Kerry Brown/Netflix

Rocks October 1st This powerful coming of age story about the indestructible bond of teenage girls is as exhilarating as it is emotional. Bukky Bakra(...)

Kristin Scott Thomas and Sharon Horgan (both pictured in the middle) shine in Military Wives

To suggest this cosy flick was by the numbers would be to do a disservice to integers, fractions and decimals. The Oberammergau Passion Play takes mor(...)

Elton John performs during his ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ tour at Madison Square Garden in 2018 in New York City. Photograph: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images

On a Thursday morning in his Toronto hotel room, Elton John is in high spirits. He is 12 months into a three-year farewell tour that has sold out aren(...)

Fiona Shaw, who has been nominated for her first two Emmys. Photograph: Jeff Spicer/Getty Images

Two Irish actors are among the nominees for this year’s Emmy awards. Fiona Shaw received her first two Emmy nominations – in the categories of Suppor(...)

Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Andrew Scott in Fleabag. Photograph: Luke Varley/Two Brothers/BBC

Fleabag, the hit BBC series created by and starring Phoebe Waller-Bridge, will not have a third series, although fans obsessing over what will happen (...)

Pawel Pawlikoski on the set of ‘Cold War’

It’s reassuring to learn that one of the century’s best young film-makers is 60 years old. Pawel Pawlikowski is not, by most rational standards, in hi(...)

Alicia Vikander has worked hard on her abs, but she still looks far too wee and delicate to be a bad-ass Tomb Raider

Stand upwind, folks: the first unforgivable stinker of 2018 has landed with a big plop and an unlovely hiss. Ordinarily, video game movie adaptations (...)

This talented ensemble  gamely force this year’s most atrocious dialogue through their respective gobs

It’s bad form to expect movie goers to fork out for a film that, without credits, stumbles just past the hour mark. Insufficient length, however, is t(...)

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