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Charlize Theron plays Megyn Kelly (left) in a study of sexual harassment at Fox News, with Nicole Kidman and Margot Robbie

What a cornucopia of delights are coming our way in 2020. We offer a few warnings. One or two of these may slide into 2021. On the upside, the odd exc(...)

It’s a Saturday afternoon and the Birmingham Hippodrome is a hive of activity. The theatre is celebrating its 120th birthday and locals are dropping i(...)

The cold never bothered her anyway

Almost nobody saw it coming. Released in 2013, Disney’s Frozen was expected to do the same sort of business as predecessors such as Tangled and B(...)

A panel at the Conservative party conference in Manchester muses about how to get Brexit on. Or possibly done. Photograph: Ian Forsyth / Getty Images.

Image of the week: Get your Brexit on Another week, another set of Brexit horrors in mantra-loving Britain, where in the bubble of the Conservative P(...)

The Lion King: Re-makes like the Lion King invariably prompt the criticism that Hollywood has run out of new ideas and resorted to lazy re-treads of old classics to rake in some cash.

Myself, Herself and Daughter Number Four went to see the Lion King. We all thought it was dreadful. It apes (pun!) the original film but contains addi(...)

The Irishman: Al Pacino – astonishingly, making his debut in the Scorsese wheelhouse – and Robert De Niro

Golly. Look at the shots of Robert De Niro as a young man. They must have taken those when The Irishman began shooting, in 1988. It’s the Boyhood of g(...)

Look, Godmother, no hands: Nora O’Mahony  and Eugene Lambert  with Judge the dog in Wanderly Wagon.

This week came the sad news that “Stewart”, the canine actor who played Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s resident corgi Cheddar, had died. Stewart had a quiet, fl(...)

US singer Beyonce arrives for the world premiere of Disney’s The Lion King at the Dolby theatre. Photograph:  Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty

Beyonce has released a new song to tie in with the premiere of Disney’s remake of The Lion King. She stars in the photorealistic computer-animated r(...)

Another Star Wars trilogy is on the way, and Avatar 2 has been kicked back a year

Walt Disney, which recently took over 21st Century Fox, has unveiled a schedule that includes films opening deep into the third term of Donald Trump’s(...)

Main attractions: Avengers: Endgame (centre), along with Fast & Furious presents: Hobbs & Shaw, The Lion King, Spider-Man: Far From Home, and The Secret Life of Pets 2

In one sense, cinema has never been healthier. Thanks in part to growth in the Asian market, the worldwide box office hit a record-breaking $41 billio(...)

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