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Steve Martin and Martin Short. Photograph: Bryan Derballa/New York Times

Martin Short first met his partial namesake and friend Steve Martin when he went to the latter’s house to collect the script for Three Amigos, the hit(...)

Oscars 2020: Bong Joon Ho accepts Parasite’s Academy Award for best international feature film. Photograph: Etienne Laurent/EPA

Triggering one of the great upsets in Oscar history, Bong Joon Ho’s Parasite, a social satire wrapped in a farce, won best picture at a busy, rain-dre(...)

'In the ultimate irony, Brexit has ceased to be a release from the EU and has become a release from itself.' Photograph: John Thys/AFP via Getty Images

In the 1960s, at the dawn of New Age hippydom, posters and badges sprouted in dayglo colours with the slogan: “Today is the first day of the rest of y(...)

Some of the famous names available on Cameo.

For as long as there’s been pen and paper, autographs have been sought after. Throngs of people gathered outside glitzy film premieres or theatre side(...)

New this week: Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth in Men in Black: International

ALADDIN ★★☆☆☆ Directed by Guy Ritchie. Starring Mena Massoud, Will Smith, Naomi Scott, Marwan Kenzari, Navid Negahban, Nasim Pedrad The ongoing campai(...)

Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson star in the mediocre and ill-advised The Hustle

The charming, whimsical Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, in which a debonaire con artist played by a twinkling Michael Caine competes with a gauche American h(...)

The latest CSO statistics  showed the number of fathers aged in their 20s in Ireland fell to 17 per cent in 2017, from 23 per cent a decade earlier. Photograph: iStock

People are becoming parents at ever-increasing ages, a trend that can have implications for the health of the pregnancy, the babies and the women who (...)

 Robin Williams:  always reaching out for that ‘little extra hug you can only get from strangers’

Looking back, it’s extraordinary to see how many times Robin Williams was asked to explain his thought processes. There was never an easy answer. In o(...)

“Not this month anyway.” Those were the words with which Kevin’s wife, Kate*, let him know that he wasn’t going to become a father. Not yet. It becam(...)

Infinite non-comedic possibilities: Ed Aczel

If I wait another 18 years, then the spiral-bound calendar that has spent the last 10 years on my desk will finally be correct again, the days of the (...)

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