Box office success of Ryan Reynolds’ foul-mouthed mutant ushers in predictions of a new wave of comic book movies aimed at adults
Best actor Oscar-winner alludes to Trump and Cruz, criticising ‘candidates who don’t believe in modern science’ while promoting The Revenant in Tokyo
Will The Revenant take home lots of Oscars, including one for the bear? Will Mad Max: Fury Road steal its thunder? Will Eddie Redmayne win another Oscar but for this time playing a woman?
The Revenant actor – who was described by the Russian president in 2010 as a ‘real man’ – says he finds the politician ‘very, very, very interesting’
The legend of American frontiersman and fur trapper Hugh Glass, who was left for dead after being mauled by a bear in the early 1820s, inspired Richard C Sarafian’s 1971 film Man in the Wilderness, in which Richard Harris starred as “Zachary Bass”.
With the nominations for the 88th Academy Awards to be revealed on Thursday, here’s a look at what might make the cut, including some major surprises
Given the way the film industry widely distributes DVDs to Oscar voters while hyping new movies to the skies, it’s amazing that they don’t leak more often
The Drudge Report had sparked an internet frenzy after claiming Oscar-tipped actor is sexually assaulted in the brutal western
Alejandro González Iñárritu’s Birdman follow-up, which also stars Tom Hardy, was screened to praise on Twitter