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Hollywood stars prove there’s no age barier to talent

Veteran stars Jane Fonda, Diane Keaton, Mary Steenburgen and Candice Bergen talk to Laura Harding about Book Club.

Cinema
Sean McAllister, the award-winning documentary film director, is focusing on his home city of Hull for his latest project

Globe-trotting filmmaker turns his lens on home city of Hull

Hull-born film maker Sean McAllister opens next month’s Sheffield Doc/Fest with a documentary inspired by his home city. Daniel Dylan Wray talked to him.

Analysis
Kane Hodder gives a talk at HorrorCon UK at Magna in 2016. (Picture: Andrew Roe).

Tony Earnshaw: The Yorkshire-based horror convention with global appeal

Now in its fourth edition, the defiantly Yorkshire-based HorrorCon has an international reach.

Cinema
Andr Rieu

André Rieu 'Amore - My tribute to love' 2018 Maastricht Concert at Vue Cinemas

One of the most popular live acts in the world, the King of the Waltz, André Rieu has announced that his 2018 Maastricht concerts will be screened via satellite in over 500 cinemas nationwide across the weekend of 28th – 29th July, as he performs his hometown shows this year with a celebration of love.
News
Javaad Alipoor is directing on the Crucible stage for the first time.

A classic American story comes to Sheffield

For his directorial debut at the Crucible, Javaad Alipoor is taking on One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. Nick Ahad reports.

Theatre
Paul Merton opens the Yorkshire Silent Film Festival in Leeds on May 8. (Caroline Webster).

Paul Merton makes a big noise about the age of silent comedy

Ahead of Paul Merton opening the Yorkshire Silent Film Festival next week, he talks to Chris Bond about his love of silent movies and why their stars still remain popular today.

Analysis

The 18 actors you didn’t know come from Yorkshire

They are actors who have proven themselves on the big and small screen alike.

News
Maxine Peake in Funny Cow.

Maxine Peake goes for gags in new film Funny Cow

The Northern club circuit provides the backdrop for Funny Cow, with Maxine Peake taking the brickbats as she doles out the gags. Exclusive location report by Tony Earnshaw.

Analysis
Everyman Cinema at Trinity Leeds will celebrate its fifth anniversary with a free film screening this Friday

Everyman Cinema to celebrate fifth birthday with free film and fizz

Everyman Cinema at Trinity Leeds will mark its fifth birthday with a free film screening, cake and fizz.

Cinema

Bradford Odeon restoration scheme to get £4m funding boost

Plans to transform a dilapidated cinema into a 4,000-capacity music venue have been boosted with £4m of government funding.

Bradford

Why did a former Leeds University student give her dissertation to Hollywood star Reece Witherspoon?

A former University of Leeds student made her dreams a reality when she handed her university dissertation to Hollywood star Reece Witherspoon.

Leeds

Sir Patrick Stewart is back in Huddersfield to talk about his remarkable career

Sir Patrick Stewart is one the country’s best-known actors. Chris Bond caught up with him as he returns to Yorkshire to talk about his life on the stage and screen.

Analysis
Peter Rabbit (voiced by James Corden) PA Photo/Sony Pictures/� 2017 CTMG, Inc.

How James Corden returned to his roots with new film Peter Rabbit

James Corden has come a very long way. Not just geographically – from Buckinghamshire where he was brought up, to Los Angeles where he now lives, and back to London, where he is giggling in a dark hotel room – but from his start in British comedies to the top of the Hollywood food chain.

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Derek Jacobi on the set of Ilkley. Picture: Tony Johnson

OMG, there’s been a murder at the Ilkley book festival!

The scent of murder mixed with the spring blossom in the elegant Victorian heart of Ilkley.

News
Tom Blyth and Richard Mason in Scott and Sid based on the experiences of Yorkshire businessmen Scott Elliott and Sid Sadowskyj.

How the real-life experience of two Yorkshire best friends inspired new film Scott and Sid

Two Yorkshire entrepreneurs made a film about themselves... Tony Earnshaw reports.

Cinema
Dave Johns and Stephen Graham in Walk Like a Panther

Seconds out and time, gentlemen, please, for a wrestling revival

A new film about the glory days of professional wrestling in the North of England is also a plea to keep traditional pubs alive, according to its Huddersfield-born director.

Cinema
A scene from Walk Like a Panther

Leeds pub’s starring role in new film Walk Like a Panther

HISTORIC Leeds pub The Cardigan Arms plays a starring role in new feature film Walk Like a Panther, which is released tomorrow.

West yorkshire and the dales
The film Amplify Her will be given its European premiere at Leeds College of Music.

Amplify Her film to premiere at Leeds College of Music

Part motion comic, part live action, the much anticipated documentary film Almplify Her will make its European premiere on International Women’s Day, presented by Leeds College of Music and city-based record label Come Play With Me.

Music
Frances McDormand accepts the award for best performance by an actress in a leading role for "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" at the Oscars.

The Yorkshire Post says: Their finest hour? Stealing the show at the Oscars

NO acceptance speech in the long history of the Academy Awards has been more profound, or important, than Frances McDormand’s call-to-arms after being named best actress at the 90th Oscars.

Opinion
Celia Imrie as Bif and Imelda Staunton as Sandra in Finding Your Feet. PA Photo/Entertainment One.

Imelda Staunton: Why film doesn’t have to portray older women as cardigan wearing bridge players

New comedy Finding Your Feet presents a different perspective on ageing. Georgia Humphreys talks to two of its stars.

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