Avengers star Patrick Macnee dies

Actor Patrick Macnee, star of The Avengers TV series, has died in California at the age of 93. The Briton, best known for playing John Steed in the 1960s television series, died at home with his family at his bedside, his son Rupert said. Macnee also played roles in theatre, appearing on Broadway, and served […]

Minions – Official Trailer

Meet Stuart, Kevin and Bob as they embark on a journey for their new master in the Official Trailer for Minions. In Theaters July 10, 2015 About Minions: The story of Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment’s Minions begins at the dawn of time. Starting as single-celled yellow organisms, Minions evolve through the ages, perpetually serving […]

Crystal Palace International Film Festival

For the next two weeks, in the shadow of the old BBC antenna, the Crystal Palace International Film Festival will shed light on independent film makers from all over the world. Now in its fifth year, the festival is plying audiences with a range of cinema, with screenings hosted in some of the area’s historic venues including […]

The Best Robin Williams Moments

Robin Williams, the beloved comedian and Oscar-winning actor, is dead at 63. Here’s a look back at his greatest moments.

More than half of actors are under poverty line

Many actors will admit that there are some roles where payment arrives not in the form of money, but in opportunity or experience. However, anonymous bloggers and acting unions have started to complain that the number of paid jobs is increasingly dwarfed by that of unpaid ones. Miss L, the creator of the casting breakdown […]

Terry Gilliam: ‘Operation Yewtree is a witch-hunt’

With all the fanfare surrounding Monty Python’s upcoming reunion at London’s O2 arena, an announcement, perhaps even more unexpected, has managed to slip under the radar. Terry Gilliam, the troupe’s resident cartoonist turned acclaimed filmmaker, has stuck his head above the parapet to puncture the post-Savile hysteria – dubbing Operation Yewtree a ‘witch-hunt’ and likening […]

Doctor Who 50th anniversary trailer

There is much for eagle-eyed Doctor Who fans to pick over in the trailer for the 50th anniversary special, Day of the Doctor, which first aired on BBC1 on Saturday after Strictly Come Dancing. Among them are Daleks, Cybermen, companions, K9 and Time Lords from William Hartnell to Matt Smith – plus their sonic screwdrivers. […]

Broadcaster Sir David Frost dies

Broadcaster and writer Sir David Frost dies at the age of 74 following a suspected heart attack. Sir David Paradine Frost, OBE (7 April 1939 – 31 August 2013) was an English journalist, comedian, writer, media personality and daytime TV game show host. He spent two decades as host of Through the Keyhole, as well […]