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Thursday 07 November 2013
Court documents allege that the acclaimed director of We Need To Talk About Kevin was 'repeatedly under the influence of alcohol'
Monday 30 September 2013
The actress says real women can be 'weak' and 'vulnerable'
Sunday 28 July 2013
Dance Odyssey is a new scheme whereby you can see a clutch of performances, films or talks on one ticket. Worth a look is Christopher Hampson's Rite of Spring (Festival Theatre, eif.co.uk, 18 Aug), and Scottish Ballet's world premiere of a work by king of speed, Édouard Lock (16 Aug).
Sunday 21 July 2013
Karen Gillan pulled off a surprise (and a wig) as she revealed a shaved head at the Comic-Con event in California.
Thursday 27 December 2012
Star tops films list of best actors for the buck with her movies raking in $42.70 for every dollar she is paid
Wednesday 24 October 2012
Natalie Portman’s eyelashes have been the subject of intense scrutiny after a Christian Dior advert for mascara featuring the actress and the “miracle effects” of the makeup was banned for misleading consumers.
Monday 23 July 2012
The choice of Australian flag-bearer at Friday's Olympic opening ceremony has turned into a battle of the sexes with the only woman to represent the country at five Games jokingly threatening a sit-down protest if a man again receives the role.
Black Swan draws the most complaints of 2011 as Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis' lesbian sex scene leaves cinema goers hot under the collar
Wednesday 11 July 2012
The 'standout issue' for most of the cinemagoers who complained, was a lesbian sex scene between Natalie Portman and co-star Mila Kunis
Saturday 09 June 2012
Boyd Holbrook will play the object of desire of Dakota Fanning and Elizabeth Olsen in Naomi Foner's Very Good Girls. Peter Sarsgaard and Demi Moore also star in the story of two best friends determined to lose their virginity. They fall in love with the same artist (Holbrook) in the film set to shoot in New York in June.
Saturday 19 May 2012
Kara Hayward is the latest in a line of child actresses who have brains as well as talent. The 13-year-old star of Cannes opening-night film Moonrise Kingdom has been a member of Mensa since the age of nine. Some of the Massachusetts native's artwork and poems have been published. So she looks odds-on to join the club of brainy actresses who, having taken Hollywood by storm, decide to take a career sabbatical to study.
Thursday 16 February 2012
New York Fashion Week comes to a close today and, as always, who sits front row at which show has been getting almost as much attention as the clothes themselves.
Saturday 31 December 2011
Whether in the cut-throat field of politics or the fashion industry's corridors of power, this year they left our planet a better place. Celebrate 10 of the best, nominated by Independent writers
Sunday 18 December 2011
Wayne McGregor's fiery new work stepped out of dance's comfort zoneI and re-energised the form
Friday 02 December 2011
OMG, the British company whose technology is used in top-selling films and video games including Call Of Duty, saw it full- year profits fall 80 per cent after a project drawn up by Stan Lee of Marvel Comics hit the rocks.
Friday 05 August 2011
Danny McBride, one of the many corpulent, charmless, surreally unfunny US "comics" landing lead film roles at the moment (also see Kevin James, Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill), stars in and wrote this woeful sword-and-sorcery spoof.
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd
30,000 reasons why the rhetoric on immigrants claiming benefits can stop now
- 3 The enemy within: People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back
- 4 British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia