Lily Tomlin

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Gloriously daft: Steve Martin as Dr Hfuhruhurr in The Man with Two Brains

He’s a master of slapstick, a surrealist clown, the don of comic film roles from Roxanne to The Jerk. As he turns 75, comics including Sarah Silverman(...)

Dick Van Dyke (R) and Mary Tyler Moore with Carl Reiner during a rehearsal of The Dick Van Dyke Show in 1963.

Born: March 20th, 1922 Died: June 29th, 2020 The screenwriter, actor and director Carl Reiner, who has died aged 98, was a man of remarkable talent a(...)

Joel Schumacher: “I caused a lot of trouble with my movies on purpose.” Photograph: Benjamin Norman/The New York Times

For the rest of the world, Joel Schumacher, who died on Monday at the age of 80, was one of the men who – then already deep into middle age – helped i(...)

 Director Joel Schumacher poses backstage during the 11th Annual Hollywood Awards  at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in October 2007 in Los Angeles, California. File photograph: Charley Gallay/Getty

Film director Joel Schumacher has died at the age of 80. The filmmaker, whose hits included Batman Forever, St Elmo’s Fire and The Lost Boys, died of(...)

Actor Jane Fonda (centre) is arrested with other activists like Jodie Evans (right)  while protesting against climate change on Capitol Hill in Washington last Friday. Photograph: Jared Soares/The New York Times

The night before Jane Fonda was arrested in Washington again last week, a member of her social media team asked whether she would consider writin(...)

Dolly Parton: homespun but worldly, sexy but self-mocking, sassy but safe. Photograph: FilmMagic/Getty

When Dolly Parton was 19, instead of the frankly unbelievable 73 she is now, she and a girlfriend travelled from Tennessee to New York City. But, beca(...)

And Breathe Normally

And Breathe Normally January 4th Set in the isolated Reykjanes Peninsula, And Breathe Normally sees the life of a struggling Icelandic single mother i(...)

Shameik Moore voices Miles Morales in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse

With one bound we were free again. Arriving late in the year with less hoopla than its live-action predecessors, this animated Spider-Man extravaganza(...)

Richard Jenkins: Oacar-nominated for The Shape of Water. Photograph: Jeff Vespa/WireImage

It’s the morning after the London premiere of Guillermo Del Toro’s The Shape of Water, and Richard Jenkins – one of that film’s stars – is still marve(...)

Stellar form: Lily Tomlin in Grandma

Lily Tomlin received her first Oscar nod back in 1976 for her role as a gospel singer in Robert Altman’s Nashville. Having grown up watching the Osca(...)

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