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Multiverse of Madness? Why the Marvel Cinematic Universe no longer exists in perfect isolation

The internet briefly looked up from its coffee and raised an eyebrow last week when Doctor Strange director Scott Derrickson appeared to confirm that every Spider-Man movie since Tobey Maguire’s 2002 debut as the wisecracking web-slinger is now considered to be part of the wider Marvel Cinematic Universe. “All Spider-Man iterations are defacto MCU,” wrote Derrickson during a Twitter exchange with Moon director Duncan Jones. The film-maker,...


I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here camp terrorised by noisy crows

The ‘I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!’ camp is being plagued by crows, who reportedly keep dive-bombing the celebrities and the crew.


I'm A Celeb's Russell Watson 'spun like a rotisserie chicken' in Bushtucker Trial

I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! star Russell Watson takes part in a trial called Rancid Rotisserie tonight and gets spun around like a rotisserie chicken


Andrea McLean shares stunning never-before-seen wedding pictures for this special reason

Loose Women star Andrea McLean shares stunning never-before-seen wedding photos for this special reason


Bruno Tonioli to take £125,000 pay cut for virtual Strictly Come Dancing appearances

Bruno Tonioli will take a £125,000 pay cut on ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ this year, after he has only been appearing on the show virtually.


Dolly Parton says she 'cried all night' after turning down Elvis deal

Dolly Parton says she "cried all night long" after a deal for Elvis Presley to sing her song I Will Always Love You went sour.


Aacta awards 2020: Cate Blanchett’s Stateless and Shannon Murphy’s Babyteeth win big

Cate Blanchett-led refugee drama Stateless and Shannon Murphy’s coming-of-age film Babyteeth have blitzed the 2020 Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (Aacta) awards, sharing 22 wins between them at an unusual ceremony capping off an unusual year. A seemingly smaller than usual selection of films and TV shows graced the nomination lists this year, with the industry mainly celebrating productions that were completed before Covid-19...


I’m a Celebrity odds: Jordan North leads as favourite to win with camp leader Giovanna Fletcher close behind

BBC Radio DJ Jordan North is still leading as favourite to win I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!, while author Giovanna Fletcher’s odds have been slashed again. Vernon Kay has also made a leap closer to the frontrunner position, with current odds of 6/1, according to Ladbrokes. North is one of the celebrity contestants taking part in this year’s show, which is set at a derelict Welsh castle instead of the usual Australian bush. Read more:...


Ben Affleck and Ana de Armas, a love story


Who is Grand Admiral Thrawn in The Mandalorian? And have we met the Star Wars character before?

An important Imperial leader is potentially making a reappearance


Enemies of the sheeple: why do pop stars fall for conspiracy theories?

In the Guide’s weekly Solved! column, we look into a crucial pop-culture question you’ve been burning to know the answer to – and settle it, once and for all At the 1967 Monterey pop festival, David Crosby of the Byrds treated the audience to his thoughts on the murder of JFK. “He was not killed by one man,” Crosby declared. “He was shot from a number of different directions by different guns. The story has been suppressed, witnesses have been...


George Clooney: 'Batman & Robin' is 'a bad film, and I'm bad in it'

George Clooney has said that starring as Batman in Joel Schumacher's 1997 disaster picture Batman & Robin taught him to prioritise scripts over parts. In an interview with Empire, the screen icon said that valuable lessons were learned, and since then he's chosen consistently better projects.


This month's top movie releases, reviewed

What to spend your hard-earned dollar on.


I'm a Celeb's Ant & Dec share brilliant reaction to wolf in Victoria's trial

Just an excuse for loads of dog pictures, really.


Strictly's Neil Jones reveals he's 'living apart' from 'cheating' girlfriend Luisa Eusse

Lockdown hasn't done anyone any favours


Stars behind masks: can you recognize these celebrities?


Meet Downton Abbey star Jim Carter's family – from co-star wife to children

The actor has been married to fellow Downton star and actress Imelda Staunton for many years – see their family here…


Spotify adds Stories, trialling new feature with clips from Kelly Clarkson and Meghan Trainor

Spotify is testing its own version of Stories, bringing the feature into its app as a way for artists to interact with their audience. The new feature, which was spotted on Twitter and is available in some users’ apps, has been added to Spotify’s updated playlist of Christmas music with artists talking about their favourite festive memory. Tapping on a playlist in the streaming service’s iOS or Android app might now bring up a series of familiar...


Dolly Parton was desperate to have Miley Cyrus on her Christmas album

According to Dolly Parton, she was intent on having Miley Cyrus feature on her Christmas album.


I'm a Celebrity's Hollie talks weight loss after leaving show

The Paralympian has dropped nearly a stone.


Marvel's Mark Ruffalo shares Chadwick Boseman tribute with behind-the-scenes video

"Thinking of your passion, love, and your light today."


John Barrowman is accused of FAKING his Scottish accent on Lorraine

The I'm A Celeb star didn't move to the US until his father was relocated there for work, when John was eight. But from that point on, he picked up his American twang


Russell Watson struggles with trivia in I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! trial tonight

Russell Watson struggles to answer a question on ‘Harry Potter’ during his ‘I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!’ trial on Monday (30.11.20).


Sir Sean Connery's cause of death revealed

Sean Connery's cause of death revealed. The James Bond actor died at the age of 90 at his home in the Bahamas on 31 October


Strictly's Jamie Laing arrives for rehearsals with Karen Hauer

The Made In Chelsea star, 32, cut a casual figure as he prepared to get back to work, donning a green and gold jacket and grey tracksuit bottoms.


Prince William and Kate Middleton to release new family photo

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are always among the royals to share a new family photo for their annual Christmas card


George Clooney recalls proposing to wife Amal: 'I was on my knee for like 20 minutes'

George Clooney has come a long way from die-hard bachelor to devoted family man. In an interview withCBS Sunday Morning to promote his new Netflix film, The Midnight Sky, Clooney, 59, reflected on how marrying his wife, human rights lawyer Amal Clooney, and becoming a parent to two young children overhauled every aspect of his life.


Carrie Brownstein writing and directing biopic on rock group Heart

Carrie Brownstein is writing and directing a biopic on the rock group Heart, according to the band's lead vocalist Ann Wilson.


Lady Frederick Windsor on her daughter's acting talent, charity work and royal baby excitement

Lady Frederick Windsor, also known as actress Sophie Winkleman, talks exclusively to HELLO! on her home life, charity work and the royal family


The 20 most hated TV finales of all time, from The Undoing to Seinfeld

A pitch-perfect series finale can often seal a show’s place in the pantheon of TV greatness. From classics like M*A*S*H and Cheers to recent examples like Mad Men and The Deuce, a great series finale is a sure-fire way of ensuring that a show’s reputation will endure. But what happens when TV creators get it wrong? The most recent series to make the list is starry Sky Atlantic thriller The Undoing . With a cast that included Hugh Grant and...


Nicole Kidman would be 'devastated' if she lost trust in Keith Urban

'The Undoing' star Nicole Kidman's "life would be over" if she lost trust in her husband Keith Urban.


Gregg Wallace: I'm a stooge for John Torode

'MasterChef' judge Gregg Wallace thinks he is a "stooge" for co-star John Torode as the BBC doesn't want him to cook.


Amazing gifts from the stars to their loved ones


Did Cara Delevingne break TWO lockdown rules at Rita Ora's party?

The model was allegedly among the 30 people who are said to have attended the secret bash at a restaurant called Casa Cruz in west London on Saturday - six days after stepping out in LA.


All The Books To Read Before They Hit The Big (Or Small) Screen

From You Should Have Known to The Duke and I, here's what to read now...


Craig David to perform on Top of the Pops festive special

Craig David is set to perform his and KSI's new track 'Really Love' on the annual 'Top of the Pops' Christmas special, where Dua Lipa and MNEK will also perform.


Royals you didn't know remarried: Prince Charles, Princess Anne, Duchess Camilla, more

Princess Anne, Prince Charles, Camilla Parker Bowles, Meghan Markle and more have all had more than one marriage.


The 'Saved By The Bell' Reboot Has Apologised To Selena Gomez Over Kidney Transplant Remarks

The storyline also mentioned Justin Bieber


Jamie Oliver shares gorgeous new family photo with wife Jools to celebrate happy news

Jamie Oliver has posted the most gorgeous family photo with wife Jools Oliver to celebrate amazing news


Strictly's Anton du Beke to star in This Morning special alongside family

The Strictly Come Dancing professional dancer will be on our screens a lot more in the coming weeks...


Hervé Le Tellier wins Goncourt Prize, France's most prestigious literary award

French author Hervé Le Tellier has been awarded the Goncourt Prize for his novel "L'Anomalie" (The Anomaly). France's top literary honour was attributed by videolink owing to the coronavirus pandemic. Le Tellier, 63, is a mathematician by training and former journalist. He is president of the international literary group Oulipo, founded in France by poet Raymond Queneau and writer and scientist François Le Lionnais in 1960. Le Tellier's...


TV style icons of 2020: Michael Jordan's sartorial slam dunk

The Last Dance, the Netflix show about Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls, scored 24 million viewers around the world within a month of its April release. An audience held captive by lockdown almost certainly drove those numbers up, but still, that is a lot of eyeballs for a documentary about basketball games that happened 23 years ago. Which makes sense when you realise that The Last Dance isn’t really a sports documentary at all, but a...


These are the best Christmas films you can watch right now on Netflix, Disney Plus, NOW TV and more


Kelvin Fletcher lands a new TV role in Death In Paradise

He's guest starring on the new series of the BBC crime drama


Gary Barlow seeks to make 'simple but sophisticated' music

Pop star Gary Barlow has revealed he aspires to make "simple but sophisticated" music.


Anthony Daniels uses his C-3PO character to pay tribute to Dave Prowse

The Darth Vader actor died at the weekend aged 85.


Spider-Man 3 filming location throws Far From Home cliffhanger into question

Will Spidey be going back to school?


Death in Paradise adds Call the Midwife star and more to new run

Saint Marie will be busy in series 10.


I milked a cat! Ben Stiller's best movies

Happy Birthday, Ben Stiller! The film star turned 55 on November 30, 2020, and to celebrate we take a look at his best big screen moments. He has starred in, directed or written over 50 movies, including ‘Zoolander’ and the ‘Meet the Parents’ trilogy, that have grossed more than $2.6 billion. Here are Ben Stiller’s top 10 films...


I am your number one fan! 10 things you didn’t know about ‘Misery’

‘Misery’ tells the story of Paul Sheldon, an author who gets held captive by Annie Wilkes, a psychotic fan who forces him to write stories just for her. This year sees the 30th anniversary of ‘Misery’s’ release, so we wanted to pay tribute to one of the very best Stephen King adaptations. Here are 10 facts about the film...