Latest Video
George Clooney was cast in 1997's Batman & Robin when his career was only just taking off. The film was a shocker, not least for the famous 'bat nipples' and general camp style - it is still laughed at today. Clooney has since called the movie 'a waste of money' but luckily, it did little to harm his chances as an actor.

George Clooney apologises for 'destroying' Batman & Robin 18 years later

'I thought at the time that this was going to be a good career move - it wasn’t'

Ben Affleck stars as Batman in Zak Snyder's Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Suicide Squad: Leaked footage shows first look at Batmobile chasing Joker through city streets

The fan filmed car chase footage appeared on Twitter, Instagram and YouTube

Stephen King's It remake put on indefinite hold as director Cary Fukunaga walks out

The film studio and director clashed over artistic vision and budget cuts

Anita Harris: Actress told she needed double mastectomy after being falsely diagnosed with breast cancer

Although she has never spoken about the incident publicly, she admits it’s a period of her life she still thinks about daily

Johnny Depp is perhaps best known for his role as Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean

Johnny Depp facing 10 years in jail for illegally bringing dogs to Australia

Earlier this month, the Pirates of the Caribbean star got into trouble for flying his two pets Pistol and Boo into the country on a private jet

Director Jacques Audiard, Palme d'Or award winner for his film 'Dheepan', poses on stage during the closing ceremony of the 68th Cannes Film Festival

Cannes 2015 Palme d'Or prize: Jacques Audiard's Dheepan wins top honour at French film festival

The second-place prize went to Hungarian director for Saul Fia (Son of Saul) while Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos' film The Lobster won third-place prize

Michael B Jordan has responded to criticism he shouldn't play a 'traditionally white' character

Fantastic Four: Michael B Jordan responds to criticism he can't play a 'white character'

The actor said trolls needed to 'get their heads out of the computer' and look at the ethnicity of people around them

Marion Cotillard and Michael Fassbender play Lady Macbeth and Macbeth
Oscar Quine takes a stroll along High Street Kensington yesterday in ‘his’ electric blue stilettos

A day in high heels (by a man): Why Cannes must change its 'flats' policy

Women had been turned away from red carpet events for not wearing heels

Reese Witherspoon will play temperamental fairy Tinker Bell in Tink

Tink: Reese Witherspoon to play Tinker Bell and produce Disney live action movie

Tink is still in development at this stage and is yet to find a director

Love, Cannes film review: Visceral brilliance sets Gasper Noé drama apart from standard porn

The sex scenes aren't as hardcore as film fans might be expecting

Melissa McCarthy's brilliant response to one sexist question posed to her on the red carpet by a male reporter

The critic had written a scathing piece about McCarthy, who he described as a 'good actress' only when she looked attractive

Amy Winehouse celebrates her birthday in Amy, from the makers of Senna

Amy trailer: Watch the first full teaser for emotional Amy Winehouse film

Amy has earned five star reviews from many critics at the Cannes Film Festival

An attendee wears heels on the red carpet at Cannes to the press conference for Saul Fia

Cannes 2015: Amputee 'told off for not wearing high heels' on film festival red carpet

Film producer Valeria Richter said festival officials told her off four times for wearing flat shoes on her way into the premiere of Gus Van Sant’s Sea of Trees

Josh Brolin, Emily Blunt, Benicio Del Toro and Denis Villeneuve arrive for the Sicario premiere at Cannes

Cannes Film Festival 2015: Sicario male cast break promise to wear high heels after Emily Blunt says she 'prefers Converse'

Festival director Thierry Fremaux says there is no anti-flat shoes policy

Arts and Entertainment

Final Top Gear review

Arts and Entertainment

Arts and Entertainment
Pete Doherty and Carl Barat perform at Glastonbury 2015

Arts and Entertainment
Lionel Richie performs live on the Pyramid stage during the third day of Glastonbury Festival

Arts and Entertainment
Buying a stairway to Hubbard: the Scientology centre in Los Angeles
film review Chilling inside views on a secretive church
Arts and Entertainment
Jason Williamson, left, and Andrew Fearn of Sleaford Mods
musicYou are nobody in public life until you have been soundly insulted by Sleaford Mods
Arts and Entertainment
Natalie Dew (Jess) in Bend It Like Beckham The Musical
theatreReview: Bend It Like Beckham hits back of the net on opening night
Arts and Entertainment
The young sea-faring Charles Darwin – seen here in an 1809 portrait – is to be portrayed as an Indiana Jones-style adventurer
Arts and Entertainment
The audience aimed thousands of Apple’s product units at Taylor Swift throughout the show
musicReview: On stage her manner is natural, her command of space masterful
Arts and Entertainment
Channel 4 is reviving its Chris Evans-hosted Nineties hit TFI Friday

Arts and Entertainment
Harrison Ford plays Indiana Jones in The Last Crusade (1989)

Arts and Entertainment

Arts and Entertainment
A Glastonbury reveller hides under an umbrella at the festival last year

Arts and Entertainment

Arts and Entertainment
Miles Morales is to replace Peter Parker as the new Spider-Man

Arts and Entertainment
The sequel to 1993's Jurassic Park, Jurassic World, has stormed into the global record books to score the highest worldwide opening weekend in history.

Arts and Entertainment
Odi (Will Tudor)
tvReview: Humans, episode 2
Arts and Entertainment
Can't cope with a Port-A-loo? We've got the solution for you

FestivalsFive ways to avoid the portable toilets

Arts and Entertainment
Some zookeepers have been braver than others in the #jurassiczoo trend

Jurassic WorldThe results are completely brilliant

Arts and Entertainment
An original Miffy illustration
Arts and Entertainment
Man of mystery: Ian McKellen as an ageing Sherlock Holmes
film review
Arts and Entertainment
Kitchen set: Yvette Fielding, Patricia Potter, Chesney Hawkes, Sarah Harding and Sheree Murphy
TV review
Arts and Entertainment
Chris Evans has been confirmed as the new host of Top Gear
Arts and Entertainment
Top of the class: Iggy Azalea and the catchy ‘Fancy’
Arts and Entertainment
Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters performs at Suncorp Stadium on February 24, 2015 in Brisbane, Australia.

Arts and Entertainment
Chris Evans had initially distanced himself from the possibility of taking the job

Arts and Entertainment

The Independent
The Independent on Google+
i100 on Google+
i Newspaper
The Independent around the web
Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?
Independent Dating

By clicking 'Search' you
are agreeing to our
Terms of Use.

ES Rentals

    Career Services

    Day In a Page

    Independent Travel
    Pompeii, Capri & the Bay of Naples
    Seven Cities of Italy
    Burgundy, the River Rhone & Provence
    Prague, Budapest and Vienna
    Lake Garda
    Minoan Crete and Santorini
    Prices correct as of 15 May 2015
    How to stop an asteroid hitting Earth: Would people co-operate to face down a global peril?

    How to stop an asteroid hitting Earth

    Would people cooperate to face a global peril?
    Just one day to find €1.6bn: Greece edges nearer euro exit

    One day to find €1.6bn

    Greece is edging inexorably towards an exit from the euro
    New 'Iron Man' augmented reality technology could help surgeons and firefighters, say scientists

    'Iron Man' augmented reality technology could become reality

    Holographic projections would provide extra information on objects in a person's visual field in real time
    Sugary drinks 'are killing 184,000 adults around the world every year'

    Sugary drinks are killing 184,000 adults around the world every year

    The drinks that should be eliminated from people's diets
    Pride of Place: Historians map out untold LGBT histories of locations throughout UK

    Historians map out untold LGBT histories

    Public are being asked to help improve the map
    Lionel, Patti, Burt and The Who rock Glasto

    Lionel, Patti, Burt and The Who rock Glasto

    This was the year of 24-carat Golden Oldies
    Paris Fashion Week

    Paris Fashion Week

    Thom Browne's scarecrows offer a rare beacon in commercial offerings
    A year of the caliphate:

    Isis, a year of the caliphate

    Who can defeat the so-called 'Islamic State' – and how?
    Marks and Spencer: Can a new team of designers put the spark back into the high-street brand?

    Marks and Spencer

    Can a new team of designers put the spark back into the high-street brand?
    'We haven't invaded France': Italy's Prime Minister 'reclaims' Europe's highest peak

    'We haven't invaded France'

    Italy's Prime Minister 'reclaims' Europe's highest peak
    Isis in Kobani: Why we ignore the worst of the massacres

    Why do we ignore the worst of the massacres?

    The West’s determination not to offend its Sunni allies helps Isis and puts us all at risk, says Patrick Cockburn
    7/7 bombings 10 years on: Four emergency workers who saved lives recall the shocking day that 52 people were killed

    Remembering 7/7 ten years on

    Four emergency workers recall their memories of that day – and reveal how it's affected them ever since
    Humans: Are the scientists developing robots in danger of replicating the hit Channel 4 drama?

    They’re here to help

    We want robots to do our drudge work, and to look enough like us for comfort. But are the scientists developing artificial intelligence in danger of replicating the TV drama Humans?
    Time to lay these myths about the Deep South to rest

    Time to lay these myths about the Deep South to rest

    'Heritage' is a loaded word in the Dixie, but the Charleston killings show how dangerous it is to cling to a deadly past, says Rupert Cornwell
    What exactly does 'one' mean? Court of Appeal passes judgement on thorny mathematical issue

    What exactly does 'one' mean?

    Court of Appeal passes judgement on thorny mathematical issue