How to Catch a Monster? Easy, just call in Doctor Who star Matt Smith

The film stars Christina Hendricks as Billy, a mother of two who is swept into a macabre underworld. Her teenage son, Bones, discovers a secret road leading to an underwater town, leading to an adventure that will apparently weave elements of fantasy noir and suspense into a modern-day fairytale. “Both Billy and Bones must dive […]

Ryan Tedder Says OneRepublic Plans to Release an Album by Spring 2020: ‘It’s Been Too Long’

“We wanted to have [the album] out before the end of the year, but if you don’t do something before Thanksgiving, there’s no shot between Thanksgiving and Christmas from any standpoint,” Tedder, 40, said. “Just because it’s Christmas time and it’s nuts to put an album out after Thanksgiving. Originally, we were like, ‘Let’s do […]

Michael Keaton, 68, takes a break from isolation as he enjoys an energetic jog around his local area the amid coronavirus pandemic

Who should you ask for help if coronavirus symptoms strike?… Michael Keaton gets some exercise on electronic bike in the… Goldie Hawn looks sporty as she leaves self-isolation for… Diane Keaton dons a medical mask, latex gloves and a deputy… Michael Keaton, 68, looks cheery as he stocks up on…

Eddie Large dead aged 78 – Little and Large comedian dies ‘of coronavirus’ after health troubles

Little Britain’s Matt Lucas paid tribute on Twitter, writing: “Eddie Large (along with his supersonic friend Syd) was really lovely and kind and encouraging to me when I was a nipper on Shooting Stars. So sad to hear of his passing.”

Lewis Capaldi quietly unveils new tracks as he tests them on fans during late-night Instagram Live

Jade Thirlwall has a quirky way of welcoming pals visiting her apartment. Speaking on the Capital Breakfast radio show, she said: “In the guest toilet, we have the guest book where you can sign in and let us know what kind of poo you’ve had.” Classy! Rita Ora will have woken up with a sore […]

The best movies, TV shows, books, and music we’re listening to in isolation

I first fell in love with the book (no, I’m not being snooty) back when it first came out as a free download, and then when I saw the poster in my local Alamo Drafthouse, I was psyched. For me, it was one of those rare films that met or exceeded the book. I think […]

Coronavirus: Little and Large comedian Eddie Large dies ‘after contracting COVID-19 in hospital’

His family said he had coronavirus and his son, Ryan McGinnis, posted on Facebook: “It is with great sadness that Mum and I need to announce that my dad passed away in the early hours of this morning.

Markets brace for millions of new US unemployment claims

Investors will get another indication of the damage done to the US labor market on Friday, when the government publishes its jobs report for March. But Bank of America economist Joseph Song said the real trauma will be revealed later. He expects the jobs report for April to show “unprecedented” losses and an unemployment rate […]

2014 in film preview: science-fiction

Jupiter Ascending The Wachowski siblings set course for another weird and wonderful fantasy world with this thriller in which Mila Kunis is a lowly janitor (yeah, right) who realises she has the power to bring down an autocratic future society. Cue a costly whizz-bang extravaganza of CG-powered set pieces foreshadowed with the odd slab of […]