Jess Denham

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Eddie Redmayne as Balem Abrasax in Jupiter Ascending

Has Eddie Redmayne scuppered his Oscars chance with Jupiter Ascending?

From his acclaimed portrayal of Stephen Hawking to a camp villain...

Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games

There are officially fewer Hollywood films with a female lead today than in 2002

The likes of Hunger Games are skewing our thinking and the reality is depressing - just 12 per cent of 2014's biggest movies had a female protagonist

Patrick Stewart has hinted at a Wolverine movie that pairs Professor Xavier with Hugh Jackman's character

Patrick Stewart hints at Wolverine team-up with Hugh Jackman and confirms Ian McKellen for X-Men: Apocalypse

X-Men character Professor Xavier could be joining forces with Wolverine

Eve Myles as Claire Ripley in Broadchurch series two

Broadchurch series 2: Claire Ripley actress Eve Myles brushes off criticism and drops potentially huge hint

Main suspect Claire Ripley says there may not be a murderer after all

Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean

Birdman original ending starred Johnny Depp as himself, trying to break free from Jack Sparrow

The actor is preparing to reprise his role in Pirates of the Caribbean 5

Better Call Saul breaks US cable TV record helped by mid-season return of The Walking Dead on AMC

The Breaking Bad spin-off was given a kick start by the AMC zombie drama

Spider-Man is joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe

So long Sony: Spider-Man coming home to Marvel minus Andrew Garfield

The character will feature in upcoming Marvel superhero movies

Madonna performs on stage at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles

How to watch the Grammy Awards in the UK

The annual crazy music awards will air on 4Music at 9pm tonight

Game of Thrones: The Exhibition opens in London's O2 Arena

Game of Thrones season five exhibition opens: Check out the costumes, 'ascend the wall' and be torched by Drogon

Cast member John Bradley helped launch the show at London's O2 Arena

Jamie Dornan as Christian Grey in Fifty Shades of Grey, who has its world premiere at the Berlin Film Festival

Fifty Shades of Grey movie sequels confirmed: Fifty Shades Darker and Fifty Shades Freed to get the big screen treatment

Director Sam Taylor-Johnson announced the news at a New York fan event

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War with Isis: Iraq's government fights to win back Tikrit from militants - but then what?

Baghdad fights to win back Tikrit from Isis – but then what?

Patrick Cockburn reports from Kirkuk on a conflict which sectarianism has made intractable
Living with Alzheimer's: What is it really like to be diagnosed with early-onset dementia?

What is it like to live with Alzheimer's?

Depicting early-onset Alzheimer's, the film 'Still Alice' had a profound effect on Joy Watson, who lives with the illness. She tells Kate Hilpern how she's coped with the diagnosis
The Internet of Things: Meet the British salesman who gave real-world items a virtual life

Setting in motion the Internet of Things

British salesman Kevin Ashton gave real-world items a virtual life
Election 2015: Latest polling reveals Tories and Labour on course to win the same number of seats - with the SNP holding the balance of power

Election 2015: A dead heat between Mr Bean and Dick Dastardly!

Lord Ashcroft reveals latest polling – and which character voters associate with each leader
Audiences queue up for 'true stories told live' as cult competition The Moth goes global

Cult competition The Moth goes global

The non-profit 'slam storytelling' competition was founded in 1997 by the novelist George Dawes Green and has seen Malcolm Gladwell, Salman Rushdie and Molly Ringwald all take their turn at the mic
Pakistani women come out fighting: A hard-hitting play focuses on female Muslim boxers

Pakistani women come out fighting

Hard-hitting new play 'No Guts, No Heart, No Glory' focuses on female Muslim boxers
11 best gel eyeliners

Go bold this season: 11 best gel eyeliners

Use an ink pot eyeliner to go bold on the eyes with this season's feline flicked winged liner
Katarina Johnson-Thompson: Heptathlete ready to jump at first major title

Katarina Johnson-Thompson: Ready to jump at first major title

After her 2014 was ruined by injury, 21-year-old Briton is leading pentathlete going into this week’s European Indoors. Now she intends to turn form into gold
Syrian conflict is the world's first 'climate change war', say scientists, but it won't be the last one

Climate change key in Syrian conflict

And it will trigger more war in future
How I outwitted the Gestapo

How I outwitted the Gestapo

My life as a Jew in wartime Berlin
The nation's favourite animal revealed

The nation's favourite animal revealed

Women like cuddly creatures whilst men like creepy-crawlies
Is this the way to get young people to vote?

Getting young people to vote

From #VOTESELFISH to Bite the Ballot
Poldark star Heida Reed: 'I don't think a single bodice gets ripped'

Poldark star Heida Reed

'I don't think a single bodice gets ripped'
The difference between America and Israel? There isn’t one

The difference between America and Israel? There isn’t one

Netanyahu knows he can get away with anything in America, says Robert Fisk
Families clubbing together to build their own affordable accommodation

Do It Yourself approach to securing a new house

Community land trusts marking a new trend for taking the initiative away from developers