Studio estimates say latest film in the Bourne series took $40.3m (£25.7m) in its opening weekend
Citizens rush to arm themselves as public paranoia sparks incidents in other states
Oscar-nominated actress Anne Hathaway lived up to her reputation as Hollywood's golden girl in a gold floor-length Gucci gown at the European premiere of The Dark Knight Rises in London.
At an age, 79, when most of his acting peers have either long since retired or seen their careers simply fade away, Sir Michael Caine has no intention of quietly shuffling off the Hollywood stage.
We mark the retirement of one of acting's legends with some of his finest moments of boozy mayhem
Sir Michael Caine wants to star in a sequel of 'Harry Brown'.
"I don't give a f*** what anybody thinks about me...I never wanted to be famous. Why? For what? So the doorman at Harrods can recognise me? What I care about is what my kids think about me, and what my grandchildren think of me - the fact that they think I'm a genius is delicious." - Brian Duffy
As The Professionals and The Sweeney get big-screen reboots, Geoffrey Macnab asks if British action movies can take on Hollywood
Christopher Nolan had the concept, the budget and the CGI – what a shame he fell asleep at the wheel
Summer blockbusters began 35 years ago with the Steven Spielberg classic. Now the phenomenon is over
When spy author Len Deighton wrote his first cookery book, in 1965, it caused quite a stink – literally.
Feminism with lashings of fun
Set in modern-day Britain, Harry Brown follows one man’s (played by Sir Michael Caine) journey through a chaotic world where drugs are the currency of the day and guns run the streets.
When Troy Kennedy Martin created Z Cars in 1962, he brought to British television screens for the first time an image of the police very different from the homely one depicted in Dixon of Dock Green. The result was a warts-and-all portrayal in which the guardians of the law were seen as not infallible – and no angels.
Rachel Shields traces the chequered journey of one of the first Minis to emerge from the Cowley production line in 1959
For the hippies at Woodstock, it was the summer of sex and psychedelia but back across the Atlantic, the buttoned-up Brits who eschewed the hedonism of 1969 preferred to call it the summer of cinema.