Vincent Prince  as Prince Prospero in The Masque of the Red Death.

“The ‘Red Death’ had long devastated the country. No pestilence had ever been so fatal, or so hideous,” runs the opening line of Edgar Allan Poe’s spo(...)

Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter. Photograph: Magdalena Wosinska/The New York Times

Three decades after finally graduating San Dimas High, Bill and Ted, now a pair of middle-aged dads, are getting the band back together. Alex (...)

Steven Spielberg: 'I probably watch five old movies a week and five new movies a week. And it’s the old films more that make me want to keep directing.' Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images

Wrapped in a heavy suit and scarf against the wintry London day outside, Steven Spielberg walks up without a coterie of minders, a trail of rose petal(...)

Richard Matheson, author  of  1954 horror novel I Am Legend and The Shrinking Man, has died. He was 87. Photograph: Getty

US science-fiction and horror author Richard Matheson, whose novels and stories, including I Am Legend and The Shrinking Man, were adapted for the big(...)