Hollywood

Mankiewicz

The journalists who scripted the golden age of Hollywood

November 12, 2020 10:23 am

Mankiewicz was a drunk, a wit and a gambler: ‘the Voltaire of Central Park West’

Terry O’Neill: ‘Hollywood is lonely’

September 14, 2020 2:50 pm

He was one of Britain’s greatest portrait photographers, possibly the greatest

oscars

The Oscars’ woke McCarthyism is a step too far

September 10, 2020 12:28 pm

PC at the Academy Awards has become a genuine problem and a genuine threat to artistic freedom

hollywood

Hollywood’s transrace hypocrisy

September 9, 2020 12:30 pm

The Academy Awards are making America look stupid in front of the entire world

olivia de havilland

Olivia de Havilland’s Red Scare

July 28, 2020 9:26 am

She was not an anti-communist in spite of being a liberal, she was an anti-communist because she was a liberal

america

Where can patriotic Americans find America?

July 20, 2020 7:35 pm

It is hard to identify safe spaces for those of us on the American right

sex pest celebrity

The dawn of the sex pest celebrity

July 17, 2020 2:28 pm

Why can’t the famous stop thrusting their sexuality on us?

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

We need to talk about Prince Harry

July 7, 2020 9:38 am

He’s started to resemble a captured dignitary forced to spout horrifying woke propaganda

peter bogdanovich

The rise and fall of Peter Bogdanovich

June 14, 2020 5:23 pm

David Thomson talks to the director about Buster Keaton, Orson Welles and falling out of favor with Hollywood

i take responsibility

It’s OK everyone, actors are ‘taking responsibility’

June 11, 2020 1:55 pm

Let’s all be grateful to these very rich, very famous people

oscars

Even the Oscars after-parties have lost their shine

February 17, 2020 10:58 am

Hollywood celebrities talk a big game in public, but in private they enjoy letting their hair down

royalty

Harry and Meghan represent the triumph of celebrity over royalty

January 10, 2020 12:59 pm

We treat the royal family like Hollywood stars but get offended if they behave like them

terminator dark fate

The best Terminator film since the first

October 24, 2019 3:36 pm

Terminator: Dark Fate reviewed

joan collins

Joan Collins: why I love London taxi drivers

October 24, 2019 11:04 am

I confess I don’t walk if I have to travel more than a half-mile

will and grace

Hunting Hollywood’s secret Republicans with Will and Grace

September 4, 2019 11:37 am

Who might get the call for a Beverly Hills Trump fundraiser?

rosanna arquette

Rosanna Arquette and the problem with white privilege

August 9, 2019 12:07 pm

How is whiteness a matter of personal responsibility?

hollywood china

Hollywood parrots the Chinese Communist party line

July 30, 2019 1:12 pm

For almost a decade, American cinema has rolled over and had its fluffy belly tickled by grim-faced CCP censors

arabian nights

How film fell for caliphs and slave girls

May 9, 2019 2:57 pm

The Arabian Nights has inspired more than 70 movies, from silent ballet and Scooby Doo to Pasolini’s picaresque eroticism

all about eve

All About Eve was all about bitching – off-screen as well as on

January 24, 2019 12:50 pm

Robert Gore-Langton goes behind the scenes of Joseph L. Mankiewicz’s 1950 masterpiece

james woods melania trump

Why is James Woods so obsessed with Melania Trump?

December 15, 2018 1:55 pm

‘Since no American magazine will have put her on a cover, we’ll just have to celebrate her ourselves. @FLOTUS’

remake

Hollywood loves a remake, but do we?

December 10, 2018 10:19 am

Once more, with feeling

joan collins

Joan Collins: My own transgender moment

December 6, 2018 11:15 am

At 15 I decided I did not like the idea of becoming a woman and started on a ‘tomboy’ stage

ennio morricone

‘Darmstadt taught me how to compose’: Ennio Morricone interviewed

October 25, 2018 11:09 am

The 91-year-old pop-cultural phenomenon is actually a major modernist composer hiding in plain sight

‘Steer clear of that cave boy, James Dean, and grease ball, Elvis Presley’

May 31, 2018 8:14 pm

Clancy Sigal’s posthumous autobiography is sex, guns and celebrity from start to finish.