If I'm pushed to name the country that makes my favourite feature films, I'll waver between Japan in the 1950s, the US in the 1970s, Germany in the 1920s.
Last month's Oscar ceremony was a reminder that the predictable tribe that are the Academy voters can't resist disability.
Selma is the latest in a series of recent films dealing with America's appalling history of slavery and civil rights, including Lincoln, The Butler and 12 Years A Slave.
THE mantelpiece in Julianne Moore's home must be pretty crowded right now.
The red steam engine which took Harry, Ron and Hermione to Hogwarts is to go on display at the Warner Bros Studio Tour.
Our verdict: four stars
Catch Me Daddy is a thriller plucked straight out of the news pages, but at the same time with a sort of mythic quality that belongs very much to cinema.
ANDY Murray, Olivia Colman, The Crying Boy painting, Cristiano Ronaldo, professional mourner Lui Jun-Lin of Taiwan - just some of those who have cried us a river to rival the Nile in length.
Our verdict: three stars
James Bond filmmaker Sam Mendes has hinted the secret agent could retire at the end of his next adventure.
Harrison Ford will be reprising his role as replicant hunter Rick Deckard in a sequel to Blade Runner, more than 31 years after the film first premiered.
THIS has been the first year of the Glasgow Film Festival Audience Award, a contest which gives you the chance to give the work of first- or second-time directors a boost.
DAME Judi Dench has a problem with growing older.
Our verdict: two stars
Our verdict: five stars
THIS was the most predictable Oscars for years, for good and ill.
The Oscars went one better than the Baftas by including Bob Hoskins in its traditional In Memoriam segment.
An emotional Eddie Redmayne was propelled into the frontline of Hollywood stardom today when he won the leading actor Oscar.