Film industry

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Iranian family road trip movie wins top prize at London film festival
Panah Panahi’s Hit the Road wins award for ‘distinctive film-making that captures essence of cinema’

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

17, Oct, 2021 @3:30 PM

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Halloween Kills marks new high in ‘horror renaissance’
Predicted to be one of the franchise’s biggest earners, the film is the latest in a genre that has boomed during the pandemic

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

16, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Is Needle in a Timestack the most brilliantly bad film title ever? | Stuart Heritage
A sci-fi romance with Leslie Odom Jr, Cynthia Erivo and Orlando Bloom was released today to no fanfare at all. But it should be treasured for its name alone

Stuart Heritage

15, Oct, 2021 @1:34 PM

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Ruthie Tompson, pioneering Disney animator, dies aged 111
The longtime Disney employee worked on 1937 hit Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and remained with the studio for four decades

Andrew Pulver

12, Oct, 2021 @1:45 PM

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Authentic casting ignores craft of acting, says Succession’s Brian Cox
Actor recounts conversation about casting of disabled roles and ridicules billionaires’ space race

Nadia Khomami

11, Oct, 2021 @11:01 PM

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The Beta Test review – shiny satire of Tinseltown culture is a study in smarm
Indie director Jim Cummings and co-star PJ McCabe have made a scornful part-thriller about an unctuous agent in thrall to the system

Leslie Felperin

11, Oct, 2021 @2:53 PM

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Hollywood grifter: the actor who took Tinseltown for a Ponzi scheme ride
Zachary Horwitz ran a five-year scam that defrauded wealthy investors of at least $227m by claiming to be in licensing deals with Netflix and HBO

Edward Helmore

10, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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From 007 to Brighton Pier … relaxed Covid restrictions fuel UK leisure boom
From seaside attractions to bowling alleys, mini-golf to cinemas, firms report bustling trade and record revenue

Mark Sweney

08, Oct, 2021 @12:39 PM

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Quick on the draw: Jeymes Samuel on remaking the western
Even Covid couldn’t stop the British film-maker reimagining the American genre – with one of the starriest Black casts imaginable

Ellen E Jones

08, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Shooting stars: Russians beating US in race for first film shot in space
Actor and director filming on International Space Station push ahead of US project led by Tom Cruise

Ben Quinn

05, Oct, 2021 @6:07 PM

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No Time to Die: James Bond film smashes box office records
Daniel Craig’s final outing as 007 has made £88m in the 54 countries worldwide in which it has launched

Mark Sweney

04, Oct, 2021 @10:33 AM

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Behind the scenes, film and TV workers want less drama
It’s a glamorous industry, but the bullying culture can make working conditions unbearable. By Eva Wiseman

Eva Wiseman

03, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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