Complicated and slightly creepy: the Bogart-Bacall romance

19 August 2023 9:00 am

Lauren Bacall was 25 years younger than Humphrey Bogart. Unlike his previous wives, she stayed – though Roger Lewis finds something creepy about their relationship

In praise of character actors

20 August 2022 9:00 am

If you want real acting in films, forget the leads – it’s in the supporting roles that you’ll find true talent, says Tanya Gold

Watch out for ‘watch on’

29 June 2019 9:00 am

In Casablanca, Mr and Mrs Leuchtag resolve to speak English to each other in preparation for emigration to America. Mr…

Bogart and Bacall in The Big Sleep

Band of bickering brothers

7 October 2017 9:00 am

There aren’t many downsides to being a film critic, but one of them is being asked to name your favourite…

'Here's looking at you, kid' —  the best lines from the movies

7 December 2013 9:00 am

Many of us, I get the feeling, don’t go and see as many films as we used to, or want…