This month's top movie releases, reviewed

What to spend your hard-earned dollar on.

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.

Cardi B apologises for hosting Thanksgiving dinner during pandemic: ‘I wasn’t trying to offend’

Cardi B has responded after her large Thanksgiving dinner attracted criticism from fans. Yesterday (29 November), the rapper revealed that she hosted nearly 40 people during her holiday celebrations, with guests consisting of “12 kids and 25 adults”. Fans were quick to condemn the 28-year-old’s decision to host a party amid the ongoing pandemic. One user wrote: “Doesn’t sound like something to be proud of.” Another added: “I hope it was worth it...

Tom Fletcher left 'heartbroken' after watching wife Giovanna break down in tears on I'm A Celebrity

I'm A Celebrity's Giovanna Fletcher was reduced to tears after missing out on a gift from husband Tom and their children during a challenge on Sunday night...

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

TV tonight: Anton Ferdinand on racism in football

Anton Ferdinand: Football, Racism & Me 9pm, BBC One Following a highly publicised account of alleged racial abuse on the pitch while playing against the ex-England captain John Terry in 2011, the footballer Anton Ferdinand now fronts this startling documentary examining why racism has been on the rise in the game in recent years. Speaking for the first time about the impact the incident has had on his life and career, including continuing online...

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.

Prince Charles and Princess Diana's 1983 Australia Tour Marked the Fracturing Of Their Relationship

The Crown accurately depicts the jealousy lurking beneath the surface of the royal couple.

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...

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,...

Dolly Parton ‘cried all night’ over recording dispute with Elvis Presley

Dolly Parton has revealed that she once turned down Elvis Presley’s request to record a cover of her song “I Will Always Love You”. Parton released the song in 1974, but the song gained further popularity after it was covered by Whitney Houston in 1992, for the romantic thriller The Bodyguard. The country singer said in her recent Netflix documentary Here I Am that Presley had also wanted to record a version of the song, but she denied his...

Happy news for British royals following surprise engagement announcement

Happy news for the Queen and Prince Charles as India Hicks reveals she is marrying her longterm partner, David Wood

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.

George Clooney cuts own hair

George Clooney hasn't visited a barber for over 25 years because he just cuts his own hair.

AJ Pritchard's grandmother passes away aged 93 – but star won't be told until he's left I'm a Celebrity

AJ Pritchard's grandmother Angela Gratton has passed away aged 93, his brother Curtis has confirmed on social media – but the I'm a Celebrity contestant won't be told until he's left the castle

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.

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:...

Strictly fans split after fifth celebrity leaves 2020 series

Strictly fans left divided after Clara Amfo and partner Aljaz Skorjanec become the fifth couple to leave the 2020 series

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

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

Death in Paradise star's real-life wife to play onscreen wife in season ten - get the details

Tobi Bakere's wife Prisca will be making her Death in Paradise debut - by playing JP's wife Rosey

And the Oscar goes to ... a movie by a streaming platform?

Usually at this time of year, thoughts are turning to awards season and an enticing winter of quality cinema ahead, but – and you’re probably utterly sick of hearing it – this year it’s different. Instead, we have got shuttered cinemas and no prestige dramas to put in them anyway. Hollywood is in hibernation. But the awards show must go on. Next year’s Baftas and Academy Awards are delayed until April, rather than the usual February. Deadlines...

Strictly's Bruno Tonioli 'takes £125k pay cut' amid absence from judging panel

Strictly Come Dancing judge Bruno Tonioli has reportedly only taken half of his £250,000 salary due to his absence from the studio this year as he's stuck in the US

Melanie C confirms Spice Girls 'talking' about 25th anniversary

Melanie C has teased the Spice Girls are “talking” about their 25th anniversary but refused to confirm their plans.

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

Celebs Go Dating filming paused after positive Covid test

Filming on E4 show 'Celebs Go Dating' has been temporarily paused following an "unexpected" positive coronavirus test, despite the individual, who has not been named, quarantining prior to entering the house.

Stars behind masks: can you recognize these celebrities?

Sir Elton says 'horrible' comments from Watford fans kept him grounded

Sir Elton John has said the "horrible things" football fans said about his clothes and music kept him grounded at the height of his fame.

Michael Jackson's ex Debbie Rowe says he 'did parenting as she didn't want to be mum'

Debbie Rowe has said that pop legend Michael Jackson was willing to do all the parenting of his three children as he wanted to be a father whereas she had no desire to be a mother

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...

David Prowse couldn't say goodbye to family because of COVID restrictions

David Prowse’s family have shared the heartbreaking news that they weren’t able to say a final goodbye to him because of COVID restrictions. The actor, known for playing Darth Vader in the original Star Wars films and for his work as the Green Cross Code Man, died on Saturday. According to The Sun, his daughter Rachel, 50, said: “It’s horrible that COVID restrictions meant we did not get to see him and say goodbye. “But when we went to collect...

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...

Halsey joins Grammy nominations criticism: ‘It’s not always about the music’

Halsey has weighed in on this year’s controversial Grammy nominations. The singer, who was among the artists shut out from the 2021 ceremony despite releasing work that was both critically and commercially successful, shared her thoughts on Instagram Stories. “I’ve been thinking and wanted to choose my words carefully because a lot of people have extended sympathy and apology to me since the Grammy nominations,” she wrote, via Deadline. “The...

The 20 best songs of 2020

We kick off our end of 2020 music coverage with Guardian critics’ favourite songs, with our album of the year countdown starting tomorrow. 

Bill Roache likes 'peaceful' Coronation Street set following Covid-19 protocols

'Coronation Street' legend Bill Roache has admitted he "quite likes" the ITV soap's studios after coronavirus pandemic regulations were introduced, because it is "very peaceful".

Francia Raisa reveals Saved by the Bell producers apologised for transplant joke

The makers of 'Saved by the Bell' have apologised to Francia Raisa for joking about Selena Gomez's kidney transplant.

John Travolta Posts Emotional Message To Fans After Wife's Death

John Travolta has posted a heartfelt message on social media thanking his fans for reaching out to him after his wife’s death from breast cancer. The actor’s wife, actress Kelly Preston, died in July after a two-year battle with the disease. She was 57. “I just wanted to take this moment to thank each and every one of you for supporting me in such an incredible way this year,” the star said in a video Instagram message. “Happy Thanksgiving, and...

Amazing gifts from the stars to their loved ones

I'm a Celeb viewers annoyed at campmates after Giovanna left without treat from home

The star was left in tears after a tough twist.

Spandau Ballet's Tony Hadley has healed rift with Steve Norman

Singer Tony Hadley revealed he's healed a rift with his Spandau Ballet bandmate, Steve Norman.

The biggest musical hit the year you were born

Which song was playing over and over on the radio the year you were born? From 1960 to 2009, here are 50 memorable hits that made it to the top of the Billboard Hot 100!

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

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

Duran Duran poised to play new music at British ­Summertime in 2021

Simon Le Bon has revealed Duran Duran are set to play new music at British ­Summertime.

Ben Affleck and Ana de Armas, a love story

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.

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...

Rita Ora surprised by Mariah Carey and Idris Elba birthday messages

Harry and Meghan 'can't comment' on 'The Crown'

Here's why

The Pogues’ Shane MacGowan to be subtitled in new documentary about his life

The Pogues frontman Shane MacGowan is set to be subtitled in a forthcoming documentary film about his life. Crock of Gold: A Few Rounds with Shane MacGowan had initially screened for press without subtitles, but faced complaints that MacGowan’s speech was difficult to make out. Director Julien Temple told BBC News that interpreting MacGowan’s “strange mixture of Irish and English” was sometimes “an acquired listening skill”. However, he added...

Chris Brown leads Soul Train Awards winners