Exiting the New York premiere last week of his latest film, Woody Allen was delighted with the reception (and the A-list guests).
In 1959, on hearing that Billy Wilder was making a comedy that started with a machine-gun massacre, the producer David O Selznick warned: "They're going to walk out in droves!" The first test screening seemed to prove him right – the middle-aged, small-town audience stayed silent; some shuffled in their seats and some, indeed, walked out.
John le Carré feels that the actor Philip Seymour Hoffman "burnt himself out" on one of his last movie roles, completed shortly before his death in February.
The world premiere of a Woody Allen film is always a bit of an event, and on the back of his revived box office fortunes (with Midnight in Paris) and critical reputation (for the Oscar-winning Blue Jasmine), his new one, Magic in the Moonlight, has been anticipated with some fervour.
Litarachna lopezae was given its name as a 'token of gratitude' for the singer's music, which biologists listened to as they documented their discovery
Third time lucky as Seth Gordon takes the Uncharted helm.
The new trailer for Fox's drama Gotham, which includes a variety of characters from the Batman franchise, has been released.
When someone asks me what my favourite film is, I give them a list of five, one of which is John Carney’s mini-masterpiece, Once.
This volume of 'discoveries on the beach' is a beautiful trove of unsettling news from the threatened seashore
The critic who coined 'Manic Pixie Dream Girl' is disowning the term, thanks to it being wielded too widely – but his invention is still useful in a Hollywood where sexism is very much everyday
For more than a decade before his death David Bowie seemed to disappear. Beset by ill health after an on-stage heart attack in 2004, he largely withdrew into a life at home in New York, becoming a ghost in the city where he had lived for a quarter of a century.
The actor Stanley Tucci, who made a memorable supporting performance in Alan Rickman’s final film behind the camera, has paid tribute to “a wonderful actor and director”.
A mother and her son are trapped in a room and can’t escape in the very dramatic and suspenseful film ‘Room.’