Catherine Shoard

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.

Cannes 2015: Jacques Audiard’s Dheepan surprise winner of Palme d’Or

Tale of former Tamil Tiger takes top award at 68th Cannes film festival.

Hackers ‘may attack other film studios after leak of Sony Pictures’ data’

Cyber experts warn that cyber attacks on Sony Pictures, which paralysed computer systems and leaked files, could have been extortion.

‘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’

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

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 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

Maturity is en vogue for people and poodles this year, writes Catherine Shoard.

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

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

Capitol had a fine run of cinematic hits. And then it all went wrong.

Gently swimming upstream

After <em>Chocolat, What's Eating Gilbert Grape? </em>and <em>The Cider House Rules,</em> Lasse Hallström moves on to the fish course.

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