Tim Roth

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This is only the  most famous version of Some Like it Hot

There is still a myth abroad that the remake is always a pale copy of the original. It does little good to again point out that the most famous versio(...)

Vincent Van Gogh: Willem Dafoe as the painter in Julian Schnabel’s At Eternity’s Gate

From blockbusters to art house, Willem Dafoe throws himself into every part. But he makes sure to have fun doing it, and doesn’t mind playing a cha(...)

Only Andrea Riseborough – playing Thatcher long before she was famous – has managed to make a personality of the character

Nobody has moral qualms about Gillian Anderson playing Margaret Thatcher. Fans of stuff are stupid, but they are rarely that stupid. At least two arti(...)

Nicolas Roeg: formulated a singular film language – contorted narrative, awry angles, jarring edits – which  influenced many. Photograph: Ian West/PA

“I think I scratched surfaces that people would prefer were left alone,” Nicolas Roeg told The Irish Times a decade ago. “But all any of us has is thi(...)

Bohemian Rhapsody: Rami Malek wears prosthetic teeth in the Queen film to re-create Freddie Mercury’s overbite

If you thought Rami Malek’s teeth were big in Bohemian Rhapsody, consider this: they could have been even bigger. The giant prosthetic choppers the ac(...)

From the Hollywoo hills: A scene from Bojack Horseman

The longest face in Hollywoo (whose iconic showbiz sign lost its ‘D’ way back in series one) still belongs to Bojack Horseman (Netflix, streaming from(...)

Roth’s  own reflection will stare back at him like an inert Mr Hyde

Nothing signals the manufactured breathlessness of a television drama better than that ubiquitous legend, flashed up after some early hubbub: “Two wee(...)

Chris Evans tops the list of BBC salaries

The BBC has published the names of its 96 top presenters who are paid more than £150,000 a year, shining an uncomfortable light on the broadcaster’s p(...)

Tim Roth plays the title role in Reg,  Jimmy McGovern’s slow-burning drama on BBC One

On a morning in June 2003, the lives of Reginald and Sally Keys were upturned by the news that their son had been killed in Iraq. Lance corporal Tom (...)

File photograph of director  Quentin Tarantino.  Many cinemagoers in Ireland will have a hard time seeing  Tarantino’s  new film ‘The Hateful Eight’ due to a distribution row. File photograph: Francois Guillot/AFP

One of Dublin’s busest cinemas will not be showing Quentin Tarantino’s much-anticipated western The Hateful Eight. After failing to agree terms with (...)

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