Cary Grant

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Return of the romcom: the genre is thriving again – but with new values
For a dose of hope in hard times, romcoms still do the trick. Just don’t expect to see a remake of Pretty Woman any time soon

Louisa Young

15, Apr, 2023 @3:00 PM

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The best New Year’s Eve scenes – ranked
We trawl acres of celluloid for the best New Year’s Eves, from romcoms and musicals to gangster flicks and comedies, from parties-for-two to hellishly elaborate dance sequences

Stuart Heritage

29, Dec, 2022 @12:00 PM

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The Bishop’s Wife review – Cary Grant and David Niven shine in cosy Christmas comedy
Grant is a suave stranger who stirs up the strained marriage of Niven and Loretta Young in this fey but beguiling seasonal tale

Peter Bradshaw

07, Dec, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Culture to cheer you up during the second lockdown: part two
Following yesterday’s roundup of music, games, books, TV, dance and visual art, our critics continue their picks of culture to lift the spirits during tough times

Peter Bradshaw, Brian Logan, Arifa Akbar, Hannah Verdier and Andrew Clements

06, Nov, 2020 @11:13 AM

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Sophia Loren: 'The body changes. The mind does not'
The 86-year-old, star of the Netflix drama The Life Ahead, looks back at her own life, from the squalor of wartime Naples to the glamour of international fame

Xan Brooks

06, Nov, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Cary Grant never proposed to me on set, says Sophia Loren
Actor puts myth to bed in Radio Times interview in which she also reveals her one regret

Aamna Mohdin

03, Nov, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Lockdown watch: John Landis on seeking solace in Zero Mostel movies
Continuing our series of expert recommendations for self-isolation, Blues Brothers director John Landis on Panic in the Streets, The Producers and the delights of early 1930s horror

John Landis

31, Mar, 2020 @1:28 PM

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Scotty Bowers, ‘male madame to the stars’, dies aged 96
Bowers claimed to have slept his way through golden-age Hollywood while helping stars hide and indulge their true sexual natures

Martin Pengelly

15, Oct, 2019 @3:39 PM

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Notorious review – Hitchcock's deliciously entertaining story of espionage
Ingrid Bergman is magnificent alongside Cary Grant in this brilliantly crafted, lethally elegant thriller

Peter Bradshaw

09, Aug, 2019 @3:15 PM

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Doris Day: the wholesome face of postwar American optimism
The actress, who has died aged 97, worked with the greats of Hollywood’s golden era to rival the crossover success of Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley

Peter Bradshaw

13, May, 2019 @1:22 PM

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Hollywood's secret history: Scotty Bowers on sex and stars in the Golden Era
A new documentary reworks the memoir of Bowers, who boasts he paired Cary Grant with Rock Hudson and Katharine Hepburn with 150 brunettes – and slept with so many actors he didn’t have time to see their films

Amy Nicholson

03, Aug, 2018 @5:00 AM

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From The Wizard of Oz to Top Hat – why the 1930s is my favourite film decade
Depression-era audiences escaped into a whirl of glamour, fantasy and monsters in a decade that ushered in Hollywood’s golden age

Alex von Tunzelmann

02, Apr, 2018 @5:00 AM

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