It is 1959, and Alfred Hitchcock, just coming off the success of North by Northwest, is eager to start a new film. He chooses to film a novel called Psycho, loosely based on a real-life murder. He has more trouble than he expects, as shown in the new film Hitchcock.
This year in cinema promises to be just as exciting as last year, with a fantastic selection of releases on the horizon that span many genres.
In a year with a mid-game power outage, one of the longest touchdowns in Super Bowl history, and the player from The Blind Side, you could almost get distracted from the ads. (But at $4m per 30 seconds, you couldn't say the same for the 30 companies that bought them.)
Scripted by the American playwright Richard Nelson and directed by the former RSC chief Roger Michell, Hyde Park on Hudson is an oddly pale companion piece to The King's Speech and made with a similar eye to the American market.
William "Whip" Whitaker is the pilot of a plane which crashes, with 102 people on board, in the new film Flight. The previous night he was in a cocaine and alcohol-fueled frenzy with one of his flight attendants. He snorted cocaine in the morning to help him wake up, then snuck a few drinks while onboard the plane.
The 32nd President of the United States, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, was a very popular president. He was also a ladies man, as witnessed in the new film Hyde Park on Hudson (opening this Friday).
Lost in Showbiz confesses it intends to skirt over the matter of Beyoncé's alleged miming of The Star Spangled Banner.
More than a decade after she stormed the charts, Eve is returning to hip-hop from acting.
Two years after a stammering king earned him Oscar glory, director Tom Hooper returns with his adaptation of Victor Hugo’s tale of self-sacrifice and redemption in 19th Century France.
This musical is based on Roald Dahl’s story of an exceptional young girl born into a rather strange and weird family, which think of the telly as an educational tool and are freaked out by her reading books.
Paul McCartney claims that the absence of portable recording devices during the band’s heyday meant that songs he co-wrote with John Lennon were frequently forgotten the morning after
Film-makers suing music publisher Warner Chappell say they have found proof that Happy Birthday is not covered by copyright
The actor is keen to reprise his role of Maverick in a sequel to the 1986 hit but only if the film relies on practical effects