Michael Caine

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Rizzo and Gonzo inthe 1992 classic, The Muppet Christmas Carol. Photograph: Disney/Sportsphoto Ltd/Allstar

Nothing knows you better than your algorithms – the formulas used by Netflix and Instagram and Amazon to predict and recommend what you might be inter(...)

The Hand of God premiered earlier this year at the Venice Film Festival, where it picked up the Grand Jury Prize and earned breakthrough actor Filippo Scotti the Marcello Mastroianni Award. Photograph: Gianni Fiorito

Aged 16, Paolo Sorrentino set out for Empoli to watch his hero, Diego Maradona, play for his local team, Napoli. Upon returning home, he found both hi(...)

Matt Smith stars as Jack in Edgar Wright’s Last Night in Soho. Photograph: Parisa Taghizadeh/Focus Features

My interview with Matt Smith is – not that you care – the first I have done in person since the walls came down in the spring of 2020. “Really? For T(...)

Michael Caine: ‘That’s exactly who I am: the Dick Whittington of acting.’ Photograph: Gisela Schober/Getty Images

Michael Caine is 88 and walks with a stick. He has a gammy leg and a dodgy spine and reckons the only time he leaves the house these days is when his (...)

Barbara Hershey: ‘I think people should have fair trials, and I don’t know if Woody Allen did.’ Photograph: Dominik Bindl/Getty

In 1973, Barbara Hershey – then known as Barbara Seagull, for reasons we’ll get into shortly – went on the US talkshow The Dick Cavett Show and torped(...)

Trainer Henry De Bromheald with Gold Cup winner Minella Indo and Champion Hurdle winner Honeysuckle at his yard in Waterford ahead of the Punchestown Festival. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho/PaA

First of all, the name. ‘De Bromhead’ is originally Norman before pitching up in Yorkshire in 1293. Then it moved to Waterford, married a not so exoti(...)

Actor Michael Caine and England player Bobby Moore of the POW XI celebrate during a match against Germany for the film Escape to Victory. Mandatory Credit: Allsport UK /Allsport

Critics of Escape to Victory down the years have often suggested that disbelief needs to be suspended from the highest rafter while watching it, which(...)

Dolly Parton broke into song while getting the jab and adapted one of her best-known ballads. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Dolly Parton has been inoculated by the Covid-19 vaccine she helped to fund. The country music star (75) broke into song while getting the jab and ad(...)

Twist: Sky  breaks new ground in the field of misguided, Trendy-Vicar down-talking

This is not the first updated, street-hustler take on Oliver Twist. It’s not even the first such project called Twist. Back in 2004, Nick Stahl bounce(...)

Scottish actor Sean Connery at 90. Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

It is 44 years since Sean Connery appeared as an aging Robin Hood in Richard Lester’s under-estimated Robin and Marian. There was a great deal of wear(...)

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