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Alan Ball: “After I won the Oscar for a moment everybody agreed with everything I said. I could do no wrong.” Photograph: Mike Pont/WireImage

Uncle Frank, the third feature from True Blood and Six Feet Under creator Alan Ball, concerns the misfits of a South Carolina clan in the early 1970s.(...)

Michael Portillo with his creaking folder of British government documents pertaining to the War of Independence

The sight of Michael Portillo roving the landscape, scarf bunched up, greatcoat flapping majestically, yet without a steam train in sight, is massivel(...)

Tim Robbins   and Mark Ruffalo  Dark Waters. Photograph: Mary Cybulski/Focus Features

Dark Waters dramatises an environmental scandal that happened (and continues to have repercussions) in Parkersburg, West Virginia.  Dogged corpor(...)

Patrick Schwarzenegger in Daniel Isn’t Real: ‘The first time I read the script I sat there thinking: what the heck is this?’

When one encounters a young, up-and-coming American star named Patrick, it’s customary to ask if there’s some Irish ancestry. In the case of Patrick S(...)

I have never before desired to see a dog defecate, but I think we can all agree we live in extraordinary times. Photograph: iStock

I would like to address the unknown resident of our neighbourhood who refuses to clean up after their dog. I would specifically like to let them know(...)

Fatheads on the internet are already beginning to grumble about the imminent Oceans 8

Let’s remake every film with an all-female cast. No, hear me out. There are obviously some downsides to this plan. For starters, we have enough remake(...)

Susan Sarandon, who plays Bette Davis in the new FX miniseries “Feud: Bette & Joan” Photograph: Ryan Pfluger/The New York Times

Susan Sarandon at 71 is bright-eyed and airy, and perhaps shyer than she can publicly seem. When I walk into the room – a private members’ club in dow(...)

  Harvey Weinstein: There was resentment against  the producer   in Hollywood, not only for the stories bubbling around about women, but the way he humiliated men who worked with him. Photograph: Ian Langsdon/EPA

In her autobiography Child Star, Shirley Temple described going with her mother to see her new bosses at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer after leaving Fox. Louis (...)

Sissy Spacek in ‘Carrie’

Stephen King is not the most-adapted author in history. It just feels that way. The International Movie Database lists a staggering 238 credits, but t(...)

Steve Martin and Michael Caine are rival con artists scamming wealthy marks on the French Riviera in 'Dirty Rotten Scoundrels'. Their one-upmanship makes for one of cinema’s great comic rivalries

A few years ago, we published a guide to the best films available on Netflix. It proved to be one of our most popular stories ever. Since then many n(...)

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