A history of sex in cinema

As Fifty Shades Darker gets audiences hot under the collar, James Oliver casts an eye over the history of sex in movies...

Cult films to see before you die: The Good The Bad and the Ugly

Clint Eastwood, Sergio Leone and style galore: James Oliver looks at The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, most famous of the...

Musicals that inspired La La Land

With the Oscar-nominated La La Land wowing audiences, we take a look back at the great Hollywood musicals that inspired it. Are...

Best DVDs of 2016

It might not have captured the headlines in the same way as some of this year’s notable events did but 2016 has been a banner year...

Zsa Zsa Gabor

The glamorous Hollywood icon has died at the age of 99. James Oliver reflects on the life and career of the Hungarian actress with a...

Scrooge, starring Alastair Sim

Christmas is coming and we’re looking at the classic film Scrooge to get in the mood; no one ever said ‘Bah, humbug...

Kirk Douglas turns 100

A year that’s seen the loss of some of our most beloved figures will soon—finally—give us a reason to celebrate: on 9...

Michael Caine in Len Deighton's The Ipcress File

Spy thrillers were all the rage in the 1960s. James Oliver investigates the very best of them–Len Deighton's The Ipcress...

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