Film

Polanski testifies in extradition hearing

Polanski testifies in extradition hearing

Filmmaker Roman Polanski testified at a hearing in Poland regarding a U.S. request for his extradition over a 1977 child sex crime conviction, though the court said it needed more time to make a decision.

Film Review: Selma

The remarkable thing about Selma, apart from assured directing, stylistic interludes and captivating dialogue, is that four British actors are pivotal in breathing life into this story.

Film Review: Fifty Shades of Grey

Film Review: Fifty Shades of Grey

Sometimes a movie arrives that is already a cultural phenomenon. You know it is going to be a monster and, as a critic, you would rather keep your distance. Fifty Shades of Grey (Readings and Rialto) is such a film.

'Fifty Shades' - a laughable movie with a heart of gold

'Fifty Shades' - a laughable movie with a heart of gold

"Fifty Shades of Grey" is a laughable movie based on a cringeworthy novel that will nevertheless make pots of money and has at its core a heart of gold: actress Dakota Johnson.

Film Review: Wild

There's nothing remarkable about basing a film on a personal memoir, but the story-telling here and two stunning performances lift it above the pack.

Film Review: The Theory of Everything

When I first heard that they had made a film about Stephen Hawking my first reaction was that I could skip it as I had already seen Benedict Cumberbatch nail Hawking in a 2004 BBC television movie.

Calls for boycott of Fifty Shades of Grey movie

Calls for boycott of Fifty Shades of Grey movie

The erotic movie Fifty Shades of Grey, due to be released on Valentines Day, should be boycotted because it "glamorises sexual violence", Family First says.

Actors back 'Birdman' in march towards Oscars

Actors back 'Birdman' in march towards Oscars

"Birdman," a satirical film about acting in the unforgiving world of show business, has won top honors from Hollywood's actors in an important show of support for its march toward the best picture Oscar.

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