Movies AND TRAILER: Dwayne Johnson goes on a Rampage!

Dwayne Johnson is on a mission to make people happy. He talks to Laura Harding about memes, movies and why he wants you to leave the cinema with a big smile on your face

Emily Blunt in A Quiet Place.

Movies AND TRAILER: Emily Blunt and director husband John Krasinski on A Quiet Place

Working with your spouse can be a risky business, but as Emily Blunt and John Krasinski have discovered with near-silent thriller A Quiet Place, teaming up can pay off. Georgia Humphreys finds out more.
A still from Isle Of Dogs.

Movies AND TRAILER: Director Wes Anderson on Isle Of Dogs

He's known for writing and directing kooky films - and Wes Anderson's latest work, Isle Of Dogs, is no exception. Georgia Humphreys hears about his return to the world of stop-motion animation, and the inspiration behind the story.

Tye Sheridan in Ready Player One.

Movies AND TRAILER: Steven Spielberg on Ready Player One

Steven Spielberg returns to his adventure roots for Ready Player One, in which a group of young gamers embark on a journey to win ownership of a virtual universe called the Oasis. The legendary director - and the exciting cast he assembled - tell Georgia Humphreys more about the high-tech film.

Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara in Mary Magdalene.

Movies AND TRAILER: Joaquin Phoenix on his role as Jesus in Mary Magdalene

Joaquin Phoenix rises to the challenge of playing Jesus of Nazareth in new biblical biopic Mary Magdalene. The actor talks to Georgia Humphreys about how he approached the part, the film's timeliness and his own faith.

Aman Sharma.

Sunderland film producer's starring role in awards showcase

A Wearside film producer is to appear at a festival as it is hosted in the North East for the first time.

Alicia Vikander in Tomb Raider.

Movies AND TRAILER: Alicia Vikander on her action role in Tomb Raider

As one of the most famous action heroes of all time, Alicia Vikander relished the chance to step into the shoes of Lara Croft. Georgia Humphreys hears how the actress embraced the intense physical side of the role.

Where can you watch The Big Lebowski online?

Watch The Big Lebowski online to mark the 20th anniversary

This year marks the anniversary of the 1998 American crime comedy film The Big Lebowski, released in cinemas on March 6, 20 years ago.

Jason Isaacs is Dracula in Monster Family.

Movies AND TRAILER: Jason Isaacs on Monster Family and Harry Potter

Harry Potter star Jason Isaacs lends his voice to Dracula in the new animated comedy Monster Family. He sits down with Laura Harding to talk about where he takes his daughters on day trips, feeling zen about his career and his experiences with Harry Potter super-fans

The Oscars are being held tonight.

The Shape of Water leads Oscar nominations as Gary Oldman tipped for best actor

The Shape Of Water is widely tipped to be the big winner at Sunday night's Oscars as Gary Oldman leads British hopes.

David Hayman as Ted, Celia Imrie as Bif, Joanna Lumley as Jackie, Imelda Staunton as Sandra and Timothy Spall as Charlie.

Movies AND Trailer: Imelda Staunton on Finding Your Feet

Finding Your Feet is far from your average depiction of the “golden age” as Georgia Humphreys discovers as she chats to star and veteran of British stage and screen Imelda Staunton

Tyneside Cinema, George Gently and The Dumping Ground honoured at Royal Television Society Awards 2018

A much-loved North East cinema and TV series filmed in the region have received honours at the Royal Television Society Awards 2018.
The Force Awakens director JJ Abrams who has confirmed there is a script for the next Star Wars film.

JJ Abrams confirms Star Wars Episode IX script is finished

The Force Awakens director JJ Abrams has confirmed there is a script for the next Star Wars film.

A scene from short film Venus

Sunderland Shorts Film Festival reels in submissions

Students from across the region area embracing the North East’s largest small film festival.

What's your favourite film directed by Sir Ridley Scott?

What's your favourite film directed by Sir Ridley Scott?

Legendary director Sir Ridley Scott has been awarded this year's Bafta Fellowship - the highest accolade handed out by the British Academy.

Sir Ridley Scott is to be honoured with a fellowship at the Bafta Awards tonight.

Sir Ridley Scott set to receive highest accolade at Baftas

North East-born film director Sir Ridley Scott is due to receive a special honour at the British Academy Film Awards (Baftas) tonight.

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Lupita Nyongo as Nakia, Chadwick Boseman as Black Panther (TChalla) and Danai Gurira as Okoye.

Movies AND TRAILER: Black Panther stars on the latest Marvel blockbuster

Black Panther is Marvel's first black hero to get his own standalone film. Stars Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira and Michael B Jordan tell Laura Harding why it's about time.

Solo: A Star Wars Story is due for release in May.

First full-length Solo teaser features young Chewbacca

"I'm going to be a pilot, the best in the galaxy," a young Han Solo declares in the first full-length teaser trailer for the Star Wars film.
Dame Helen Mirren in Winchester: The House That Ghosts Built

Movies AND TRAILER: Dame Helen Mirren talks Winchester: The House That Ghosts Built

Dame Helen Mirren is back on the big screen in chiller Winchester: The House That Ghosts Built. She tells Gemma Dunn that despite the part she plays, she can’t go and see a horror film...

Sir Ridley Scott will receive the Bafta Fellowship. Picture: PA.

Sir Ridley Scott to get Bafta Fellowship at 2018 awards

Sir Ridley Scott will be honoured with a Bafta Fellowship at this year's star-studded award ceremony.
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