On the 30th anniversary of the release of ‘Goodfellas’, Ed Power revisits the shocking and uproarious Scorsese classic that revitalised the gangster genre and transformed it forever
‘Spider-Man’ star’s darker role has been described as ‘his best performance of his career’
Actor is best known for playing an American character, Eleven, on ‘Stranger Things’
One ‘Doctor Who’ fan account published photos of Tennant with a kitten to soothe disturbed viewers
As a reminder of the Christopher Lee classic arrives with Sky Atlantic’s ‘The Third Day’, Ed Power looks back at one of the most influential British films of the past 50 years
The actor tipped to be the next 007 talks to Geoffrey Macnab about playing a window cleaner and single parent who’s dying of cancer in ‘Nowhere Special’, and ‘a crazy, pansexual posh boy who runs Satanic orgy clubs’ in Joss Whedon’s HBO drama ‘The Nevers’
Actor praised the career paths of Pattinson and Stewart after the pair found fame in Stephanie Meyer’s teen vampire romance
A stage adaptation of the cult classic film Back To The Future is set to open in the West End — with original film actor Christopher Lloyd helping launch the show by picking up a copy of the Evening Standard.Back to the Future, The Musical will open at the Adelphi Theatre in The Strand on May 14 next year.
A new £24m Game of Thrones-themed attraction will be opening in the UK.Fans of the hit HBO series will be able to fully immerse themselves in its world, visiting iconic sets including the Map Room, Dragonstone’s Throne Room, Castle Black’s Mess Room, Cersei’s Courtyard in King’s Landing, and the famous Winterfell.
Kevin Hart has revealed that he tested positive for coronavirus early on in the pandemic.The comedian, 41, performed at Dave Chapelle’s An Intimate Socially Distanced Affair live show on Saturday (22 August), when he announced that he had been diagnosed at the same time as Tom Hanks in March.
Stranger Things creators Matt and Ross Duffer have opened up about the future of the show during and beyond its fourth season.The science fiction series’s third season wrapped up in July last year.
Jodie Comer, Martin Freeman and Sarah Lancashire can be seen in first look images from the new productions of Alan Bennett’s Talking Heads monologues.Monica Dolan, Tamsin Greig, Lesley Manville, Lucian Msamati, Maxine Peake, Rochenda Sandall, Kristin Scott Thomas, Imelda Staunton and Dame Harriet Walter also appear in retellings of 10 of the original pieces, as well as two new ones written by Bennett last year.
On 1 September 1949, Carol Reed’s celebrated thriller The Third Man was released. It was an immediate hit and in the ensuing seven decades, The Third Man’s popularity has remained constant, with frequent appearances on TV and in the cinema, as well as a beautiful restoration in 2015.The film has also featured regularly in lists of the greatest films of all time, and many critics treasure it. It’s been 20 years now since the BFI placed The Third Man at the top of their own list of greatest British films, so perhaps it’s time for a reappraisal of the finest examples of British cinema.
Not now that our very own public intellectual of film, Mark Kermode, has started delivering his illustrated lectures in film studies on BBC4. This week though, Kermode made a raid on the conventions of the heist movie, and I think we can say with some confidence that he got away with it.
Michael Caine has said he would not work with Woody Allen again after learning of the allegations against him. Asked about the director, who has been condemned by several high-profile actors and industry figures in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, Sir Michael said he was “stunned” when he heard about the accusations. “I can’t come to terms with it, because I loved Woody and had a wonderful time with him.
Denzel Washington is the secret reason why Chadwick Boseman is such a great actor. When I came back, I got a beneficiary letter and it said Denzel Washington paid for you," Boseman said. Since the article was published, Boseman had the chance to meet Washington.