Close to the edge
Michael Idato The measure of any awards show host is revealed in the opening volley. It's a love affair with the audience which is won or lost in a moment.
Awards season is here
Michael Idato Michael Idato predicts the winners in seven key categories in film and television
Michael Idato You need to be watching this - it's hands-on-your-ears, eyes-closed, scream-out-loud brilliant.
Michael Idato In their new comedy, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler play sisters who peaked in high school and wish they could go back. It's not, the pair admit, a scenario drawn from their real lives.
Michael Idato It isn't difficult to grasp the majesty and power of the orchestra's conductor.
Michael Idato Michael Idato lists his top eight television characters who were madly, badly, or weirdly recast.
Michael Idato Why this TV drama will impact you profoundly, although it's far from easy viewing.
Michael Idato The entertainment industry's war on unauthorised media sharing did not stop millions more fans joining in.
Michael Idato A look back on the evolution of the classic British TV series as the ninth season comes to an end.
Michael Idato When screenwriter Steven Moffat launched his Sherlock Holmes reboot, it came with inevitable questions connected to the character's long literary and cinematic lineage.
Michael Idato Cooking should be pleasurable, but above all food has to be good on the table, celebrity cook says.
Michael Idato Add a drop of drama to comedy and the results can be devastating.
Michael Idato From the new villain Kylo Ren to the healthy dose of nostalgia, here's what we loved (and didn't love) in the new film.
Michael Idato She was The Thunderbirds original Lady Penelope and now Sylvia Anderson is back in the cult kids series, but in a very differerent role.
Michael Idato The final tally for the annual Golden Globe Awards exposes the complex "campaign" machinery behind Hollywood's "awards season".
The Force Awakens
Michael Idato One little Star Wars film, and 1 million theories. Welcome to the guessing game which will keep fans of the Star Wars franchise debating outlandish theories until the first frames of the new film,...
Michael Idato Despite having barely more than a few minutes revealed in trailers, and very little of the plot detail released for discussion or digestion, the new Star Wars movie The Force Awakens has already...
Science fiction action
Michael Idato The world has changed, America is split into rival factions, but roaming the Badlands is a soldier who just might be able to bring it all together. Welcome to Into The Badlands.
Michael Idato Jill Soloway's award-winning series had a lot to live up to after its acclaimed first season. The second broadens its scope while keeping viewers guessing.
Michael Idato Though it seems like we have been inundated with footage from the upcoming seventh instalment of the Star Wars saga, The Force Awakens, in fact we have been privy to very little.