A Beckett radio play intimately staged lacks vision, but a rare O'Neill revival is enthralling
The artist talks us through his cultural favourites
The best-selling novel about a sleuthing boy with Asperger's syndrome loses something in adaptation, yet still moves
Calling the all-powerful film mogul Harvey Weinstein a “douchbag” at a party packed with his movie peers is not a recommended formula for anyone wishing to thrive in Hollywood.
Go no more a Roman
On screen Sigourney Weaveris fearless and Amazonian. Arifa Akbar finds out how the off-screen version measures up
On screen the actor is fearless and Amazonian. Arifa Akbar finds out how the off-screen version measures up
He gave depth to the characters that was often missing in other productions by Hammer
The big draws at this week's Venice Film Festival are notable for one thing: they have not required US money
The star's latest film will premiere at this year's festival. Kaleem Aftab reports on the rumours of a troubled production
Jodie Foster has been steadfast in her defence of her friend, and latest leading man, Mel Gibson. She opens up to Kaleem Aftab
Laura Tennant reports on the changing face of ageing
Almost four years after taking office, President Nicolas Sarkozy has decided to become the President of France. That is to say, he has been instructed by his advisers that his hopes of re-election next spring will increase enormously if he acts in a more "presidential" manner.
The liberties film-makers take with characters and plot when they adapt well-loved novels too often spoil the stories for fans of the originals, argues Arifa Akbar
Roman Polanski's The Ghost – the story of a journalist hired to write the memoirs of a British prime minister – has won the prize for best film at the European Film Awards.
Great food, superb shopping and a vibrant culture make the Thai capital an ideal gateway for a journey to South-East Asia.