Film award shows seem to be losing favour with audiences. Arts editor Andrew Clarke wonders whether its because the audience for movies is changing and the Oscars and BAFTAs are reacting by rewarding the wrong films.
Since announcing himself with seminal vampire horror Cronos (1993) and garnering further acclaim with Pan’s Labyrinth (2005), Guillermo del Toro has established himself as one of the finest living directors of fantasy cinema.
Films with re-watch value, movies with a unique quality, will become the classics of the future. Arts editor Andrew Clarke presents a series of idiosyncratic suggestions for movies that may entertain if you are in the mood for something different.
Collateral is a gripping thriller but some moments jar - on the other hand, as back stories go, a detective who had to bow out of international pole vaulting due to a mysterious “incident” has to be up there with some of the best of them
From Beauty and the Beast to King Kong, women have been falling in love with otherworldly creatures are a cinema staple. As Oscar front runner The Shape of Water opens why are we so obsessed with monsters in love?
We at EDP24 are romantic souls who love a love story: today we celebrate our love for you with 10 of TV’s most romantic moments, from Tim and Dawn getting together in The Office to April and Andy’s surprise wedding in Parks and Recreation via Doctor Who and Downton.
As Channel 4’s fly-on-the-wall series The Job Interview returns for a second series, we look at what you definitely shouldn’t say at a job interview of your own - such as teling an interviewer your weakness is that you’re a bit of a perfectionist
Strictly Come Dancing professional Pasha Kovalev is heading back to the region with his new show. He tells Simon Parkin about his Russian childhood, winning the series with Norfolk’s Caroline Flack and his shock at the departure of Brendan Cole.
Movies that tell a good story and have engaging characters provide that all-important re-watch value necessary for a great film. Arts editor Andrew Clarke presents a series of idiosyncratic suggestions for movies which may entertain if you are in the mood for something different
We’ll soon find out if Netflix’s Everything Sucks! can become the latest in a line of cracking TV shows to nail the teenage experience and muscle its way onto a ‘best of’ list. In the meantime, here’s a list of our 10 favourite teen dramas that got it right
George Fenton rarely gets to perform his work in front of an audience. Arts editor Andrew Clarke spoke to him about conducting the BBC Concert Orchestra at a live screening of the David Attenborough documentary The Frozen Planet.
The Blackpool-born veteran actor who played Frasier Crane’s father in the beloved sitcom from 1993 to 2004 has died - we remember 10 of Martin’s best lines from the show. Hope you’re resting easy in that horrible chair, Martin.
Movies that tell a good story and have engaging characters provide that all-important re-watch value necessary for a great film. Arts editor Andrew Clarke presents a series of idiosyncratic suggestions for movies which may entertain if you are in the mood for something different.
Critics at the Sundance festival called Hereditary ‘the scariest horror movie in years’ and this trailer certainly isn’t for the faint-hearted. With a creepy child at its dark heart, we look at the scariest children’s TV shows while we wait for the film’s release date.
From Crazy Ex-Girlfriend to My Mad Fat Diary, The Sopranos to Sesame Street, there are some amazing TV shows that tackle mental health issues in a respectful, honest AND entertaining way. We look at 10 of the best.
The actor, who was born in Ipswich, plays Captain Stanhope in a new film version of R.C. Sherriff’s 1923 play set in the trenches, directed by Saul Dibb. They tell Simon Parkin about a film that marks the centenary of the end of the First World War.
Featuring characters with mental health issues in dramas and soaps can have a positive impact on people recognising illness or seeking help. But TV can also get it badly wrong. On Time to Talk day, we open up the issue of mental health as seen on the small screen.
ITV’s Marcella is due back on our screens soon with much speculation about whether her famous parka will return with her - we look at some other character-defining TV clothing. Can you imagine Mr Darcy without THAT white shirt?
Interest in the conversion of a popular independent cinema complex in Bury St Edmunds has grown so much that it’s led to customers and clients stopping the man behind the initiative in the street and quizzing him about the project.
This time last year, Strictly Come Dancing favourite Brendan Cole and I were talking about him replacing outgoing judge Len Goodman. Today he revealed the BBC hasn’t renewed his contract for the next series.
Spanish director Jaume Collet-Serra follows the success of his Liam Neeson starring, high-octane thrillers Unknown (2011), Non-Stop (2014) and Run All Night (2015) with the taught, stylised and highly enjoyable action thriller The Commuter.