Two years ago, Wolf Alice’s debut album, My Love is Cool, nabbed a Mercury Music Prize nomination. For some bands, such a swift rise in profile coul(...)

Michael Winterbottom’s ‘9 Songs’, which featured what is thought to be cinema’s first unsimulated and visible  penetrative sex

I’m generally left a bit cold by art with no sex in it. Not that every work of art need preoccupy itself with meditations on the subject or be confine(...)

From left, Theo James, Amber Heard and Jim Sturgess in London Fields, a which has run into more controversy

Amber Heard has filed a lawsuit against the producers of the troubled film adaptation of Martin Amis’s London Fields, over the recording of an “explic(...)

Dakota Johnson as Anastasia Steele and Jamie Dornan as Christian Grey in an elevator scene in Fifty Shades Darker

Here comes that Big Fat Bore again. Weren’t films much sexier when they were less explicit? I don’t know about you, but I find a glimpse of Cyd Chari(...)

Rachel Weisz: “I was just not part of the ‘dressing for red carpet’ scene.” Photograph:  Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic

One might reasonably deduce that Rachel Weisz had a personal connection with the material in Mick Jackson’s Denial. Based on a script by David Hare, (...)

File photo from 1993 of Michael Nicholson with his wife Diana and Natasha Mihaljcic who he smuggled out of Sarajevo. Photograph: Neil Munns/PA Wire

Veteran British war correspondent Michael Nicholson, who reported on armed conflicts in a career spanning more than 50 years, has died, it was announc(...)

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Pitt in  the film “By the Sea”: was the 2013 movie the last therapeutic gasp for Brangelina? Photograph: Universal Pictures via AP

The death of Edward Albee this week was an excuse to revisit one of the greatest semi-factual toxic marriages of cinema: the movie version of his Who’(...)

Bela Lugosi in Dracula (1931)

Even the doziest domestic observer will have noticed that Irish cinema is passing through an unprecedented period of fecundity. Others are blowing ou(...)

Amanda Knox has been acquitted of murder by a top Italian court. Photograph: Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters

An Italian court has overturned the conviction of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher. The decision (...)

From left, Dolly Wells and Emily Mortimer: ‘We were family friends. It was like cousins meeting when we met’

My favourite scene in the new Emily Mortimer and Dolly Wells sitcom is one in which Mortimer marvels at Wells’s ability to cry spontaneously an(...)

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