The 50 top films of 2017 in the US: 50-41

Our countdown of the best films shown on US screens in the past year starts with hologram lovers, an Instagram stalker and a poker princess 41 Beatriz at Dinner Smart, Trump-anticipating satire with Salma Hayek as a Mexican-born healer who confronts real-estate mogul John Lithgow at a dinner party. Read

Deadpool star Ed Skrein quits Hellboy reboot after whitewashing controversy

British actor Ed Skrein steps down from his role in the upcoming comic adaptation in response to debate over white actor playing an Asian character Deadpool actor Ed Skrein has quit the upcoming Hellboy reboot after his casting was met with controversy. The 34-year-old British rapper turned actor, also known

Tobe Hooper, Texas Chainsaw Massacre director, dies at 74

Best known for the notorious 1974 horror film about a group of cannibal killers, Hooper also directed the 1982 supernatural thriller Poltergeist Tobe Hooper, director of ET: The Extra Terrestrial. Despite this, there were reports in the build-up to the films release that Spielberg had exerted an influence over its

Jerry Lewis, king of comedy, dies at 91

Much-loved American comic behind hit films such as The Nutty Professor has died in Las Vegas Jerry Lewis, the king of comedy who dominated 1950s Hollywood, has died at the age of 91. His publicist, Candi Cazau, said the American comic died Sunday morning of natural causes in Las Vegas