One lover described him as too good-looking for a man.
He looks a bit out of his comfort zone in the opulent surroundings of the fabled Grand Hotel in Paris.
At work, the most frightening word is "old".
FROM On the Town and On the Waterfront to Annie Hall and Mean Streets, film-makers have been drawn to New York like tides to the moon.
Warm Bodies (12A)
IT is a rare actor who does not worry about on-screen chemistry, that hard to define but obvious-when-it-is-absent, commodity.
Remember those Open University programmes from the 1970s?
n HOT on the heels of the Glasgow Film Festival, the youth strand of which is already under way, comes the third Festival of Silent Cinema in the restored and re-opened Hippodrome in Bo'ness.
A silvery loch rests in the distance, surrounded by majestic mountains and infinite skies.
Bullet to the Head (15)
STEPHEN Merchant, co-writer and director of The Office and fast becoming Hollywood's favourite comedy Englishman abroad, is not so much unlucky in love as amusingly tragic.
Hyde Park on Hudson (12A)
I first saw Steven Spielberg's biopic of America's most popular president in a packed cinema in New York's Lincoln Square.
With the Academy Award hullabaloo set to sweep Steven Spielberg's Lincoln into office come Oscar night, spare a thought for another great American president who has been given the big-screen treatment.
Brian Cox, whose new sitcom, Bob Servant Independent (Wednesday, BBC Four, 10pm), is set in Broughty Ferry, says people from the east and west coast of Scotland laugh at different things.
The Last Stand (15)
Zero Dark Thirty (15)
WHILE it may never happen, in the event you find yourself in a queue with Denzel Washington for a plane, train, automobile, bus, rickshaw, or any other form of transport, catch the next one.
One of the great things about American films is that they can take serious subjects and turn them into popcorn movies.
Kerry Washington is doing it for her father.
There's no greater amusement than watching posh boys crash into trees.
These days Birkin is more likely to be spotted carrying one of the famously capacious Hermes totes designed for and named after her than a bulging hand-out from Happy Shopper.
l Edinburgh's Cameo Cinema is the place to go to see Quentin Tarantino's new film Django Unchained if you are an old school cinefile.
The very idea of screen legend Brian Cox’s move into television comedy with a new BBC sitcom is without doubt a cause for celebration.
Django Unchained (18)
HE didn't land Sir Sean, but he did land Mr President.