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Francis Ford Coppola has often focused on personal issues. His latest film after a long hiatus is no different, he tells Kaleem Aftab
Robert Downey Jr's hi-tech anti-hero hardly lets Mickey Rourke's Russian villain get a word in edgeways in this noisy, brash yet entertaining comic-book sequel
A case of metal fatigue
Earplugs at the ready. News, now, of a musical collaboration to make Dame Shirley Bassey's duet with Dizzee Rascal look conventional.
A new exhibition in Paris sheds light on the risqué establishments where stars, men of letters and royalty mingled
Optimum Releasing is venturing into the realms of production to satisfy its appetite for film distribution, as Ian Burrell reports
Some of Hollywood's best-known party animals could have their bedroom secrets aired in court after a woman pleaded guilty to running what prosecutors called America's "most exclusive" prostitution ring.
I've been enjoying 'The Old Guys' on BBC1. It's like a traditional studio sitcom, with a sharp script and subtle performances. I'm also bingeing on 'The Wire' on DVD.
At the time of writing, I don't know what films appeared on the list of Oscar nominations announced on Thursday, but the results are such a foregone conclusion that I can confidently predict that Slumdog Millionaire will win Best Picture, Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay; Milk will win Best Original Screenplay; and Kate Winslet will win Best Actress.
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The tale of a boy from the slums of Mumbai is an early favourite for best film – with 16 more Brits in with a shout of glory, writes Guy Adams
In his first interview since being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, Patrick Swayze reveals his despair – and defiance
Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire earned six nominations for the 2009 London Critics' Circle Film Awards announced today.
The Hollywood actress Rose McGowan has been heavily criticised after expressing sympathy with the IRA ahead of the release of her new film.