Kenneth Branagh: ‘The life of an actor? Strange men phone and offer you money’
- February 8, 2019, 06:00
A quarter of a century ago, Kenneth Branagh formed one half of a partnership that bossed the United Kingdom. Alongside Emma Thompson, his then wife, h(...)
'Right now, speaking as an American, we are lacking compassion'
- May 1, 2018, 05:00
Right now, some old jerk is somewhere complaining that younger people communicate only through grunts and emojis. Old jerks have been doing this since(...)
Oscars 2018: Who’ll win, who won’t and 10 other questions
- March 3, 2018, 05:00
1. Did anybody actually see these films? Yes, they did. But this is still the lowest-grossing set of best-picture nominees since 2011. Dunkirk, which (...)
Remember that moment in The Simpsons when Troy McClure dismisses Homer’s pitch by saying: “But they’ve already made some movies about World War II”? D(...)
And the nominees for the 2018 Academy Award for best picture are ...
- March 3, 2017, 06:00
There is no more foolish game than trying to predict the Oscars a year in advance. After all, a day before the award was presented, almost nobody gues(...)
Andy Murray and Mark Rylance among UK New Year honours list
- December 30, 2016, 23:26
Actor Mark Rylance and tennis star Andy Murray have been awarded knighthoods, as talent from across the performing arts and sporting worlds were recog(...)
The BFG review: It's no catastrophe, but it's no E.T.
- May 14, 2016, 14:40
Steven Spielberg directs Roald Dahl’s The BFG for Walt Disney? Just back up the trucks and shovel in the money, why don’t you? Let’s not be too cyni(...)
Bafta TV awards: Wolf Hall wins big as BBC reform criticised
- TV, Radio, Web
- May 9, 2016, 07:20
BBC Two’s period drama Wolf Hall was one of the big winners at this year’s British Academy Television Awards. The popular series, directed by Peter(...)