Playing WW11 codebreaker Alan Turing, later pilloried for his homosexuality, meant a gruelling experience for English star Benedict Cumberbatch. But his lead role in The Imitation Game looks set to deliver him an Oscar
Transformers: Age of Extinction is yet another battle between good robots and bad robots, with some humans, too.
The Herald's experts present the music, movies and television that will make you merry these holidays.
What's on the box
Good women are currently hard to find on our television screens.
Listening parties are back. No need to check the date to see if we’ve wound back the clock to 1950, it’s happening here in Melbourne and it’s all thanks to one podcast.
On paper, Stephen Colbert's bold experiment almost shouldn't have worked.
Turkish actor Yilmaz Erdogan embraced every challenge when he was cast in Russell Crowe's directorial debut The Water Diviner, a drama set in the aftermath of World War 1.
Among the deluge of headline-grabbing revelations emerging from Sony's data files invasion, it's perhaps the least surprising disclosure.
With so many tropes in the Doctor Who universe, making an episode isn't easy, but once a year they are dispensed with during the show's much-loved Christmas special.