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When Jon Ronson was asked to work on a screenplay about a girls fight to rescue a fantastic beast, it was the start of a $60m adventure My entry into screenwriting was not smooth. When I was 20, I wrote a film on spec and sent it to the BBC. They wrote back: Usually, when […]

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Paul Newman is only the latest star to return to the big screen after death. From Philip Seymour Hoffman to Peter Sellers, here are some of the most celebrated performances from beyond the grave We may never see the likes of Paul Newman again. But we can at least hear the blue-eyed star of Newman, […]

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Interview: The former New Zealand prime minister says the rejection of her bid to become the next UN secretary general was a blow for women, but the security council werent looking for an independent-minded leader In the United Nations 72-year history, eight of its nine secretaries general have been decided behind closed doors by a […]

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Top-hatted ghoul has been hailed as LGBT figure in corners of social media after it was jokingly floated on Tumblr that he was gay Queer communities of the internet are embracing an unlikely icon this Pride Month: the Babadook. The top-hatted monster, from jenna (@jennafenwick) current favorite meme is the lgbt community insisting that the […]

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A true star isnt somebody film lovers rave about, but someone you could easily pick out of a lineup like Meryl Streep, but not Charlie Hunnam Like many film critics, I started out to be a mortician, but got sidetracked. Yet vestiges of that childhood vocation linger on in my lifelong fascination with autopsies, particularly […]

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Hopes for DCs plan to deliver a shot of oestrogen to the superhero movie are disappointed in a silly plot that enlists Diana of Themyscira to help win the first world war Those hoping a shot of oestrogen would generate a new kind of comic-book movie and dragged down previous visits to the DC movie […]

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Pitch Perfect and Bridesmaids actor also stands by claim her family is related to Walt Disney at defamation trial Wilson is suing Bauer Media, the publishers of Womans Day, for defamation over a series of articles she claims painted her as a liar and a fake, and allegedly wrecked her career. Wilson claims she has […]

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As the first female director of a Marvel or DC film, Jenkins has gently reinterpreted the superhero genre, bringing love and compassion to the world of fights and fantasy At a sunbaked studio lot in LAs Culver City, a table laden with red and blue cake pops styled with miniature fondant headbands is drawing smiles: […]

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When the Australian 007 didnt make another Bond movie, word got around he was hard to handle. In a new documentary, he tries to set the record straight The 1969 classic On Her Majestys Secret Service, widely considered to be among the greatest James Bond movies, opens with 007 roaring his Aston Martin onto a […]

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Hollywood Reporter says CEO Bob Iger has told employees that film would be released in segments online unless hackers were paid in bitcoin Hackers claim to have plundered Walt Disneys upcoming Pirates of the Caribbean film and are threatening to release it unless the studio pays a ransom, it was reported on Monday. Bob Iger, […]

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