For all their fractiousness, they really are all in it together
Hmm, I've heard that name before ...
A curiously successful case of a hit novel turned into a play
Curiouser and curiouser – another novel production
Simon Annand gained access to A-list dressing rooms to shoot the stars. As a new exhibition opens, he shares some backstage secrets
Martin Scorsese's 3D adventure Hugo leads the Academy Awards with 11 nominations, including best picture and best director.
Visit the beautiful backdrop for Spielberg's latest movie, before the crowds arrive. Mark Rowe sets a 'War Horse' course
As two-legged actors celebrated at the Golden Globes last night, a campaign to honour stars of the four-legged variety was gathering pace.
Homegrown talent dominates nominations for film's 'next big thing'
Children who are regular visitors to McDonald's are used to finding a cheap, plastic toy in their Happy Meals. From today, they will uncover something rather more high-brow: a Michael Morpurgo novel.
'War Horse' may take some beating but the year ahead offers some other wonderful apparitions – such as 'Frankenweenie' and Sean Penn as a Goth
Steven Spielberg's 'War Horse' features fearless steeds. The IoS's John Houghton-Brown and Omar Shahid pay tribute to other brave beasts
The Gruffalo author Julia Donaldson has been unveiled as the new Children's Laureate and said she will "relish" the role.
This summer Steven Spielberg is back in a big way. By working with new, young directors and television producers, Hollywood's most successful film-maker has reinvented himself for the 21st century, says Sarah Hughes
The English National Opera (ENO) is to stage an opera based on the 1985 hijacking of cruise liner the Achille Lauro by Palestinian terrorists. The ENO's director John Berry has branded the opera the "most controversial of the past 50 years".
In her latest film, Emily Watson plays a social worker who devotes her life to helping children. The mother of two tells James Mottram why it's a role that's close to her heart