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Catherine Shoard

Catherine Shoard

    Cannes 2015: Jacques Audiard's Dheepan takes top award
    Cannes 2015: Jacques Audiard's Dheepan takes top award
    Jacques Audiard has cemented his place as the premier contemporary French director by winning the Palme d'Or for his seventh feature.
    'Predator' Woody Allen faces renewed abuse claim
    'Predator' Woody Allen faces renewed abuse claim
    Woody Allen's former adopted daughter Dylan Farrow has spoken out for the first time over claims that Allen sexually assaulted her when she was seven.
    Top movies avoid 'Oscar-bait'
    Top movies avoid 'Oscar-bait'
    The pre-eminence of "12 Years a Slave" and space saga "Gravity" may be the reason behind the delayed release of some of the most anticipated films.
    Michael Douglas reveals he lied about his cancer
    Michael Douglas reveals he lied about his cancer
    Speaking on a British daytime TV show, actor Michael Douglas has revealed that he does not have throat cancer but rather tongue cancer.
    Billy Bob Thornton to lead in Coen brothers' TV adaptation of 'Fargo'
    Billy Bob Thornton to lead in Coen brothers' TV adaptation of 'Fargo'
    Billy Bob Thornton will lead in a belated spin-off from the 1996 film "Fargo" in the Coen brothers' first foray into television series.
    Old dogs Cannes do new tricks
    Old dogs Cannes do new tricks
    Maturity is en vogue for people and poodles this year, writes Catherine Shoard.
    Movie 43: When big stars go cheap
    Movie 43: When big stars go cheap
    Movie 43 has been called the “worst film ever” and the “biggest waste of talent in cinema history”.
    Movie of the week: Butter
    Movie of the week: Butter
    There's something about this film's churn of goo and grit that lingers ambivalently and makes it difficult to digest.
    No silver lining for films nailed in limbo
    No silver lining for films nailed in limbo
    Capitol had a fine run of cinematic hits. And then it all went wrong.
    Gently swimming upstream
    Gently swimming upstream
    After Chocolat, What's Eating Gilbert Grape? and The Cider House Rules, Lasse Hallström moves on to the fish course.
    Closing in on a movie dream
    Closing in on a movie dream
    Glenn Close's new film about a cross-dressing butler has been almost 30 years in the ­making.