Casting directors are essential to any great film – so where are their Oscars?
This year’s Baftas will be the first to honour the people who chose the actors we’re used to see clutching their statuettes. When will the Oscars follow suit?
The 50 best films of 2019 in the US: No 2 – The Irishman
With wintry poignancy and peerless performances by De Niro, Pacino and Pesci, Martin Scorsese’s mob epic spins a potent tale of male toxicity. It’s the work of a master
Billy Wilder's dark, cynical comedy "The Apartment," starring Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Fred MacMurray and Jack Kruschen, had its New York premiere on this date in 1960. The film went on to win five Oscars including best picture and director. Photo from the L.A. Times files.