In some corners of the editing world, the fact that Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody won the Oscar for Best Editing raised a few eye-brows.
Disney deciding out of the blue to reinstate James Gunn as the director of Guardians of the Galaxy 3 was pretty unexpected.
Hollywood stars including Ben Stiller, Madonna and Chris Rock have joined a GoFundMe appeal to raise money for the victims of the terror attack in New Zealand.
The countdown to the return to Westeros has started in earnest. The final ever season of Game of Thrones arrives on April 14. Jon Snow and Daenerys Targaryen will finally do battle with the Night King and his White Walkers. In her snake’s nest of King’s Landing, meanwhile, treacherous Cersei plots both the defeat of the undead invaders and the destruction of her erstwhile allies.
In the penultimate episode of Game of Thrones’s seventh season we were treated to several important revelations about the White Walkers, the mysterious icy race who have emerged as the main antagonists of the HBO series. (Not convinced they’re really all that bad? We’ll touch on that later.)
Arnold Schwarzenegger was on hand to offer double congratulations to US pro-strongman Rob Kearney this weekend.
"How are you OK with people getting killed with your name?' a fan asked the star after a tank at Fort Bliss was named in his honour.
After the release of the documentary Leaving Neverland, several artists, institutions and radio stations are wrestling with a difficult question: should his music still be played?
The "Sons of Anarchy" and "Triple Frontier" star is facing backlash for supporting the controversial Peterson.
It's been two years since Jon Snow trended on Twitter, but at last, the Long Night is almost over. On April 15, Game of Thrones returns to Sky Atlantic with its eighth and final season. With nine weeks to go, and schedules already cleared, here's everything you need to know for this year's most anticipated cultural event.
Although Netflix and the Cannes Film Festival continue quietly to negotiate a potential settlement to their differences, the streaming giant will be absent from the Croisette again this year with no film in or out of competition, Variety has learned. The ongoing talks between the two sides have been friendly, including a dinner in Los […]
Donald Trump has threatened an investigation into Saturday Night Live's persistent mocking of him on US TV.
Done right, a cliffhanger can be the most effective plot device on television. The cliffhanger soon developed into something more than just being a “whodunit”. The Independent has compiled the greatest cliffhangers in television history.
Few shows have as many great characters as Game of Thrones. Some have gone through huge changes across the series’ seven seasons, such as Sansa Stark (Sophie Turner), who went from annoying teenager to battle-worn ruler of Winterfell. Others have established themselves as some of the best villains to have ever been depicted on screen, the twisted King Joffrey Baratheon (Jack Gleeson) perhaps being the best example.
The legendary film critic Roger Ebert called film “the most powerful empathy machine in all the arts”. Cinema offers us complete immersion in another reality, taking us on an almost out-of-body experience into someone else’s life and experience. Or they could play out possibilities for our own lives, letting us see the consequences of an affair or murder plot unwind before our eyes so we don’t have to flirt with disaster in reality.