Michael Cimino

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Christopher Walken. Photograph: Stephane De Sakutin/AFP via Getty Images

In between his early days as a lion tamer and his latest turn as an old lag doing community service in Bristol, Christopher Walken was Hollywood’s go-(...)

Genius: Aretha - Moving back and forth between the singer’s childhood and the pivotal points in her career in the 1960s and 1970s. Photograph: Disney+

Genius: Aretha June 4th The third season of the anthology drama focuses on the life of Aretha Franklin. Starring the Oscar nominee Cynthia Erivo, it (...)

Ireland's most garlanded director talks about ageism in film, Harvey Weinstein and his new novel, about the aristocratic rebel Lord Edward FitzGera(...)

 The Cincinnati Bengals selected LSU quarterback Joe Burrow  as the first overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft. Photograph:   Chris Graythen/Getty Images

You grow up quickly in American sport. The world is spinning on such a funfair axis at the moment that nobody cared that the NFL draft was conducted f(...)

Some think the French actor is ‘a bit frightening’ because of the characters she has played, most recently in Neil Jordan’s Greta. But Isabelle Hup(...)

Christopher Walken plays Russian roulette. The scenes are arguably Michael Cimino’s most impactful contribution to cinema

John Milius, screenwriter of Apocalypse Now and director of Conan the Barbarian, once claimed that “the Vietnam veteran – because he lost the most, be(...)

 John Hurt holds the Gold Giraldillo Award as a tribute to his career during the Sevilla European film festival in Seville in  2009. Photograph: Reuters

John Vincent Hurt, actor, born 22 January 1940, died 27 January 2017 Few British actors of recent years have been held in as much affection as John H(...)

Michael Cimino at the Venice Film Festival in 2012. “I don’t believe in defeat. Everybody has bumps.” Photograph: Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images

Scouring the first-take obituaries for film-maker Michael Cimino over the weekend, it is interesting to note how many elevated the notorious Heaven’s (...)

Film director Michael Cimino at the annual Directors Guild Of America Awards in 2015. Photograph: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for DGA

Michael Cimino, the director of the Vietnam war classic The Deer Hunter and the infamous epic western Heaven’s Gate has died. He was 77. Thierry Frem(...)

View of Ryou-Un Maru by Brian Duggan at Project Arts Centre. Photograph: Ros Kavanagh

When the great earthquake struck off the coast of Tohoku in Japan in March 2011, it unleashed tsunamis that inundated the coast, killed and injured c(...)