Sam Neill

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Anne Hathaway and Chiwetel Ejiofor in a scene from Locked Down: “I think Chiwetel did an amazing job of channelling his inner Cary Grant.”

You’ve heard of Covid divorces? Well, Locked Down, a starry new comedy, concerns a Covid un-divorce.  Go-getter executive Linda (Anne Hathaway, (...)

Sam Neill in Rams

The actor on farm life, his Northern Irish childhood and the acting job that shook him “What is it with Irish sheep?” ponders Sam Neill. “They c(...)

Rams: Sam Neill (as Colin), Michael Caton (as Les). Photograph: David Dare Parker

When news emerged that Sam Neill was to star in the remake of Rams, fans of Grímur Hákonarson’s excellent Icelandic comedy — winner of Un Certain Rega(...)

Culture television August 2019. Cillian Murphy as Tommy Shelby with his gang in Peaky Blinders series four. Photograph: Robert Viglasky/Caryn Mandabach/BBC

Britain at the end of the first World War was a country in a state of foment, and its government led by David Lloyd George lived in terror of a commun(...)

La Dolce Vita: Anita Ekberg and Marcello Mastroianni  in a scene from Federico Fellini’s 1960 film available on Curzon Home Cinema.

In 2017 the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) quite rightly recognised Curzon with an award for outstanding British contribution to (...)

Waris Ahluwalia in the 2007 Wes Anderson movie, The Darjeeling Limited

Real-life adventures Wild (2014) Cheryl Strayed decided to walk the Pacific Crest Trail to face her demons, and her memoirs were turned into this upl(...)

Jazz hands: Jeff Goldblum has just released his second album

LONG BEFORE HE TURNED TO ACTING, JEFF GOLDBLUM WAS A PASSIONATE JAZZ PIANIST, AND AS A TEEN WOULD OFTEN SNEAK INTO COCKTAIL LOUNGES AROUND HIS NATI(...)

Glen Matlock: “I think Sam Neill would make a great James Bond”

Favourite current book? I’m halfway through A Walk on the Wild Side by Nelson Algren. It’s about Fitz Linkhorn, a ne’er-do-well from the American Mid(...)

Remember Blackberrygate. No? Last month, Sony Pictures felt obliged to apologise – to everybody – for a scene in Peter Rabbit in which the eponymous c(...)

Liam Neeson in 'The Commuter'. Photograph: Lionsgate

A mathematical problem. If x is Liam Neeson and y is the ridiculous thing that Liam Neeson has to do so that his wife/family are no longer in peril an(...)

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