film adaptations

Kirk Douglas: Hollywood's impossibly handsome Colossus of Rhodes

Kirk Douglas: Hollywood's impossibly handsome Colossus of Rhodes

As an actor, he blazed with a hyperreal masculinity as well as heart-on-sleeve passionKirk Douglas, Hollywood legend and star of Spartacus, dies aged 103 “I’m Spartacus!” — “I’m Spartacus!”— “I’M
Taika Waititi Still Plans on Directing Akira, Eventually

Taika Waititi Still Plans on Directing Akira, Eventually

Western anime adaptations are always fraught and complex, but few have been as troubled in their development as Akira. Recently, it was delayed due to director Taika Waititi’s major commitments
Taika Waititi Still Plans on Directing Akira, Eventually

Taika Waititi Still Plans on Directing Akira, Eventually

Western anime adaptations are always fraught and complex, but few have been as troubled in their development as Akira. Recently, it was delayed due to director Taika Waititi’s major commitments
The best Stephen King movies … ranked!

The best Stephen King movies … ranked!

With It Chapter Two out next month, plus the news that an adaptation of The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon is back on track, we count down the finest big-screen versions of King’s terrifying talesCujo
The “Little Women” trailer is an ode to amazing headwear

The “Little Women” trailer is an ode to amazing headwear

Bonnets, berets, and black lace veils—oh my!
Okko's Inn review – come for the story, stay for the quirky characters

Okko's Inn review – come for the story, stay for the quirky characters

A traumatised child gets into the innkeeping business – with the help of some benevolent phantoms – in a perky tale from a former Studio Ghibli animatorThe Ponyo ramen, that gif staple, now has some
Albert Finney, legendary star of Tom Jones and Miller's Crossing, dies aged 82

Albert Finney, legendary star of Tom Jones and Miller's Crossing, dies aged 82

Celebrated actor who rose to fame in the ‘kitchen sink’ era before evolving into one of the screen greats of the postwar period, has diedAlbert Finney: a life in pictures Albert Finney, who forged his
Royals, rogues and Rudolf Nureyev: the best films of 2019

Royals, rogues and Rudolf Nureyev: the best films of 2019

Christian Bale plays Dick Cheney, Nicole Kidman goes undercover, Olivia Colman is Queen Anne and Timothée Chalamet gets addicted to meth Dir: Yorgos Lanthimos Olivia Colman excels as an emotionally
Cary Fukunaga: exclusive interview with the new James Bond director

Cary Fukunaga: exclusive interview with the new James Bond director

He is replacing Danny Boyle, but the Californian may not be the safest pair of hands – he’s no stranger to walking from projects and his latest series, Maniac, is a mind-bending trip into psychotropic
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest director Miloš Forman dies aged 86

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest director Miloš Forman dies aged 86

Film-maker became key figure of the Czech new wave before emigrating and establishing a successful career in the US• Peter Bradshaw: Miloš Forman brought the spirit of anti-Soviet rebellion to
Madonna to direct movie based on life of ballerina Michaela DePrince

Madonna to direct movie based on life of ballerina Michaela DePrince

MGM announces the singer will direct Taking Flight, the story of DePrince’s journey from war orphan in Sierra Leone to world-class ballerina Madonna is to return to the movies after a seven-year
José Rivera on Kiss of the Spider Woman: I had to kill what I loved

José Rivera on Kiss of the Spider Woman: I had to kill what I loved

When Rivera re-read Manuel Puig’s book he loved its surreal dialogue and brilliant footnotes. But something had to give. He explains what he sacrificed for his stage version – and why he saved the
Black Panther is the reason I’ll be rocking African dress at the cinema | Eliza Anyangwe

Black Panther is the reason I’ll be rocking African dress at the cinema | Eliza Anyangwe

Not since Blade has a hero of colour held the limelight: the comic-book adaptation is both a perfectly timed political commentary and a celebration of blacknessAbout a minute into the official Black