As ‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk’ is released – the first movie to be shot at the super high-definition rate of 120 frames per second – here are 10 other times films broke new ground and altered filmmaking for good. This 1987 drama starring Sting and Kathleen Turner is nondescript in almost every way. It had to be transferred to 35mm for exhibition as projectors still showed film.
As the sequel to 1996's 'Trainspotting' hits cinema, we find out how the Brit big-screen A-list of two decades ago have fared since. Credits: Rex_Shutterstock/PA
Westworld was just about theme park robots running amok, right? So why are extras in the new HBO reboot being asked to sign contracts which mean they consent to taking part in a bizarre selection of sexual scenarios? - Emily Blunt on refusing nude scene - Neville Longbottom is unrecognisable… again - Admiral Ackbar for Star Wars 7 This is the question the Screen Actor’s Guild is asking, after the peculiar stipulations in casting contracts were brought to its attention. Among the acts extras - who were being paid up to $600 each, far more than the SAG minimum - were asked to consent to were ‘genital-to-genital touching’, 'graphic sexual situations’ and being OK with finding yourself 'on all fours while others who are fully nude ride on your back’.