Tom Courtenay

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Albert Finney: the actor in Karel Reisz’s Saturday Night and Sunday Morning

Albert Finney Born: May 9th, 1936 Died: February 7th, 2019 There were endless revelatory moments in British cinema and theatre as the 1950s fizzed in(...)

Albert Finney: the actor in 1985. Photograph: Fox/Hulton/Getty

Albert Finney, one of the actors who helped change British theatre and film in the early 1960s, has died after a short illness, at the age of 82. He (...)

Men in grey: Paul Whitehouse, Ray Winstone, Michael Caine, Michael Gambon and Tom Courtenay in ‘King of Thieves’

Following the Hatton Garden safe deposit burglary in 2015, there were inevitable suggestions that a “major Hollywood movie” was on the way. Given the (...)

Potato appeal: Lily James and Michiel Huisman in The Guernsey Blah Blah Blah Blahdy Blah

After shaking off the landslide of mediocrity that is The Guernsey Blah Blah Blah Blahdy Blah, I felt the urge to watch Their Finest – last year’(...)

Donald Sutherland gets mad in ‘The Leisure Seeker’

Look, it’s only fair. Hollywood has aimed undemanding, patronising films at kids for generations. It can only be right that older people now get their(...)

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(...)

Mark Rylance with his award for Best Actor at the Baftas in London. Photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

BBC Two’s period drama Wolf Hall was one of the big winners at this year’s British Academy Television Awards. The popular series, directed by Peter(...)

Pitch for disaster-themed TV show: When Actors Makes Directorial Debuts. Too often, the thespians concerned get out the Klaxons for My Big Issue- D(...)

The Galway Film Fleadh is seldom short of world premieres: Once, Glassland and The Butcher Boy all took their bows at the Connaughtian bazaar. But (...)

The Golden Bear for Best film trophy, awarded to Iranian dissident director Jafar Panahi in absentia for his film Taxi, is on display at the award winners press conference after the closing ceremony of the 65th International Film Festival Berlinale in Berlin. Photograph: AFP

Banned Iranian director Jafar Panahi’s ‘Taxi,’ which shows a cab driver meeting an odd assortment of people around Tehran but is really a condemnati(...)