Darlene Cates dies aged 69: Best acting mom I ever had, says Leonardo DiCaprio

Oscar-winning actor pays tribute to endearing personality and incredible talent of Whats Eating Gilbert Grape co-star Leonardo DiCaprio has paid tribute to Darlene Cates as the best acting mom I ever had following her death at the age of 69. The Oscar-winning actor worked with Cates on the 1993 film, Whats Eating Gilbert Grape. Cates … Read more

Why you 100% need to start watching British crime drama ‘Broadchurch’

David Tennant is just one of many, many reasons to watch 'Broadchurch'.Image: itv/mashable composite If you like your crime shows bleak, British and full of David Tennant snapping grumpily at people, then you need to start watching Broadchurch. SEE ALSO: 9 shows to get excited about in 2017 The ITV drama which was insanely popular … Read more

Six surveillance films to make Trump paranoid

From All the Presidents Men to the Bourne series, wiretapping is widespread in Hollywood. No wonder Trump is twitchy All the Presidents Men (1976) Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman in All the Presidents Men. Photograph: Snap/Rex Features In his tweets accusing the Obama administration of wiretapping his New York offices, Trump invoked the spectre of … Read more

Breaking bad: Hollywood wakes up to the power of dark, dangerous women

Forget the sobbing suffering beauty. From Rebecca Halls unlikable newsreader to Jessica Chastains ruthless lobbyist, this is the year of the unsympathetic, deeply flawed femme. Thank goodness for that The good news is that there are some great female characters coming up in the cinema in 2017. The bad news, if youre looking for inspirational … Read more

Why I love… Donald Glover

His face is cute and elastic, making it a perfect vessel for comedy How many times have you scoffed at the wunderkind with the six-figure book deal? Or the singer with a record-breaking number of nominations for their debut effort? Its not just me, right? Somaybe thats why the subject ofthis weeks column remained in … Read more

Deepwater Horizon review Mark Wahlberg v BP in angry disaster movie

The actor is a believable everyman engineer in a harrowing, courageous account of the 2010 oil rig tragedy and the corporate greed that caused it In the safe, sanitised world of the multiplex, where product placement and brand partnerships reign supreme, its rare to see a mainstream film with the guts to double as a … Read more

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