Emily Watson

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Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway in ‘Serenity’

With popular streaming services such as Netflix pouring outrageous sums of money into original movies – albeit with mixed success – it is hardly surpr(...)

Antony Gormley’s ‘Tree  for Waiting for Godot’ will be exhibited in the Grand Yard at Castle Coole in Enniskillen as part of the Happy Days Festival. Photograph: antonygormley.com

The porousness of the Border has been much discussed in recent times, but it will be dramatically illustrated in coming days by a production of Samuel(...)

Béatrice Dalle: ‘I don’t have a car, I don’t own my place, I don’t have a house in the country.’ Photograph: Didier Baverel/WireImage

Can it really be true, I ask Béatrice Dalle, that you seduced the English actor Rupert Everett? “Bah ouais,” she replies as we chat in a cafe near her(...)

Nobody’s fool:  Anthony Hopkins. Photograph: Ed Miller

King Lear Monday, BBC Two, 9.30pm A mad king rules over a totalitarian military dictatorship in England, and pretty soon everything descends into chao(...)

Incredibles 2: Mr Incredible struggles as a stay-at-home dad in this sequel to Pixar’s 2004 hit

Lessons have been learnt. Back in 2014, some weeks after Brazil were thoroughly spanked by the Germans, Hollywood’s summer sputtered to a halt after t(...)

On Chesil Beach: a solid exercise in applied sadness

If you want a sense of the cultural distinction that once existed between England and the United States you could do worse than set Dominic Cooke’s On(...)

Emily Watson in  Apple Tree Yard: “One of the most fascinating things . . . is her preoccupation with being witnessed. ‘You made me feel important,’ she tells her lover, and her unimportance seems a persistent fear.”

Sting has a tale. The man who wrote Every Breath You Take, the stalker anthem with an appropriately arresting melody, was alarmed to discover that it (...)

Emily Watson in A Song for Jenny: her performance is intense and unaffected, a vanity-free snot-crying tour de force

The endless cups of tea, the claustrophobia of family sitting rooms, the quiet waiting punctuated by someone saying the wrong thing: all the recogn(...)

Television director James Kent makes a hugely successful feature debut with this gorgeous – perhaps a little too gorgeous – adaptation of Vera Brit(...)

You know how it is. You wait ages for a quality drama about a brilliant Cambridge mathematician and then two come along at once. Following hot on t(...)

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