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Past articles by Ellie:

Screenwriter, musician and performer Kit Hesketh-Harvey died of natural causes, coroner rules

The multi-talented artist and brother of journalist and former editor Sarah Sands died suddenly earlier this month → Read More

Paco Rabanne death: Spanish fashion visionary dies in France aged 88

Designer was famous for his transgressive approach, which included making dresses out of plastic and metal → Read More

‘I was just in awe of her’: Zach Braff reflects on working with Florence Pugh on A Good Person

Get our free weekly email for all the latest cinematic news from our film critic Clarisse Loughrey Get our The Life Cinematic email for free I would like to be emailed about offers, events and updates from The Independent. Read our privacy notice {{ #verifyErrors }}{{ message }}{{ /verifyErrors }}{{ ^verifyErrors }}Something went wrong. Please try again later{{ /verifyErrors }} Zach Braff has… → Read More

To Leslie review round-up: What critics thought of the controversial Oscars contender

Kate Winslet called Andrea Riseborough’s lead turn ‘the greatest female performance on screen I have ever seen in my life’ – but what did film critics think? → Read More

Marc Maron condemns Academy for investigating Andrea Riseborough’s Oscars campaign

Actor and podcast host accused organisation of ‘paranoia’ and said Riseborough is ‘not undeserving’ of a nomination → Read More

Rob Brydon jokes that he needs ‘privacy at this difficult time’ after Ken Bruce quits Radio 2

Comedian once impersonated the broadcaster for an entire two-and-a-half hours on air → Read More

Naga Munchetty on BBC Breakfast, being herself and the toughest stories of her career: ‘I don’t need more than five hours of sleep on the trot’

As the corporation’s flagship morning show turns 40, the presenter tells Ellie Harrison about the ‘buzz’ of live television and why you have to laugh when it doesn’t quite go to plan → Read More

Lisa Marie Presley death – latest: Nicolas Cage ‘heartbroken’ by ‘devastating news’ of ex-wife’s passing

Elvis and Priscilla Presley’s only child died at a Los Angeles hospital after suffering a medical emergency at home, the family said → Read More

‘Nothing takes away the pain’: The essay Lisa Marie Presley wrote about her son’s death last summer

‘It’s a real choice to keep going, one that I have to make every single day and one that is constantly challenging,’ she wrote → Read More

‘One step forward, three steps back’: Brit Awards backlash after women snubbed in Artist of the Year nominations

Awards body abandoned gendered categories last year → Read More

Prince Harry and Tom Hanks mock royal tradition in The Late Show sketch

Duke could be seen half-heartedly chucking petals at the actor in the skit → Read More

Golden Globes 2023: Who will win and who should win

Adam White and Ellie Harrison have skimmed the major categories of this year’s most contentious awards show to determine which films and TV shows will reign supreme → Read More

Lewis Capaldi teases Jamie Dornan over Fifty Shades with filthy jokes on Graham Norton Show

‘Is that the time?’ joked Norton as he closed the show → Read More

‘Wrong place, wrong time’: French Montana releases statement after 10 people shot at Miami music video shoot

It remains unclear at this stage whether someone shot into the crowd or whether there was an exchange of gunfire → Read More

James Norton on the A Little Life play and his Happy Valley return: ‘Why would I put myself through this? Multiple times? For three months?’

From March, the actor will lead the West End adaptation of Hanya Yanagihara’s tragic bestseller. But right now, he’s back as the monstrous Tommy Lee Royce in one of the BBC’s best ever dramas. He talks to Ellie Harrison about trauma, baptisms of fire, and why you should do the things that scare you → Read More

20 TV shows everyone will be talking about in 2023, from The Idol to Kaleidoscope

There’ll be plenty to feast your eyes on in the next 12 months, writes Ellie Harrison, from a new Stephen Graham drama and Ncuti Gatwa’s debut as the Doctor, to the return of ‘Big Brother’ → Read More

Harry Melling: ‘People want to hold onto their experiences of me in Harry Potter’

The actor who played Dudley Dursley has been more successful than some of his fellow Harry Potter stars at escaping the franchise’s spell. He talks to Ellie Harrison about his new gothic mystery film and those headlines about his weight loss → Read More

Genuinely good Boxing Day TV: 14 shows to watch during the festive season

Sign up to our free IndyArts newsletter for all the latest entertainment news and reviews Sign up to our free IndyArts newsletter I would like to be emailed about offers, events and updates from The Independent. Read our privacy notice {{ #verifyErrors }}{{ message }}{{ /verifyErrors }}{{ ^verifyErrors }}Something went wrong. Please try again later{{ /verifyErrors }} For the first time since… → Read More

Who snuffed it? The White Lotus finale theories, featuring sex tapes and supervillain Daphne

What are Quentin and his posse of ‘high-end gays’ up to? Is Daphne a lot smarter than she seems? And is there an evil thread running through the Di Grasso dynasty? We’ve been speculating on what might be revealed in the season two finale... → Read More

‘I’ve never met anyone like Will Smith’: Emancipation director Antoine Fuqua on his slavery drama and the Oscars fallout

The ‘Training Day’ director’s brutal, beautiful new film was made against all odds. He tells Ellie Harrison about going from the Pittsburgh projects to the Hollywood hills, the importance of faith, and why making ‘Emancipation’ is the hardest thing he’s ever done → Read More