Having portrayed an award-winning Heathcliff, James Howson is now back on the dole
The magic ingredient for a classic Christmas film is a touch of misery, not the manufactured merriment of today's movies, says Mike Shaw
The magic ingredient for a classic Christmas film is a touch of misery, not the manufactured merriment of today’s movies
A new drama about modern-day slavery is compelling, says Gerard Gilbert. But can TV shows really be catalysts for change?
We've all heard the song. But there's more to life than football and fighting. So how do England and Germany measure up at the Nobels? The Oscars? Crufts? Kevin Rawlinson keeps score
Fans'group hope former player's global appeal will help oust Glazers as Japanese bankers join cause
Islamic Republic's biggest film festival is shunned in protest at ongoing crackdown on Iranian opposition
Don't be fooled by Eric Cantona and the football trimmings. This is a deeply political film at heart
Cinema's biggest directors are vying for the Palme d'Or in Cannes today – it's a pity they didn't rise to the occasion
If you crossed Ken Loach with Robert Guédiguian, added a pinch of wry comedy and handed it to a thoroughly committed ensemble of actors, the result would be something like Couscous.