Roman Polanski

Stop Giving Rapists the Royal Stamp of Approval

Samantha Rea | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK
Samantha Rea

Westminster Abbey claimed that failing to fly the flag at half mast in tribute to King Abdullah would, "make a noticeably aggressive comment." Actually, I don't think it would be aggressive enough.

Why I Find The Galliano Love-In Hard To Take

Grant Feller | Posted 28.03.2015 | UK
Grant Feller

Am I able to echo a fellow darling of the fashion clique, Vidal Sassoon, who once memorably said that: 'It's OK saying sorry but when you are drunk you say what you really feel.'?

Serial Killer Charles Manson Is Tying The Knot With A Woman 54 Years His Junior

Huffington Post UK/ AP | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.11.2014 | UK

Mass murderer Charles Manson is set to tie the knot with a 26-year-old woman who has devoted the last nine years of her life to trying to help exonera...

Roman Polanski Questioned By Prosecutors In Poland Over Sex Offences

Huffington Post UK/ AP | Posted 30.10.2014 | UK

Roman Polanski has been questioned by prosecutors in Poland at the request of U.S. authorities who are seeking his extradition on charges from 1977 of...

Manchester, Kent, London, Paris, Miu Miu and Jack White in Twenty Hours

Josephine | Posted 09.09.2014 | UK Entertainment

Last Saturday I travelled from Manchester to Kent, then from Kent to London and from London to Paris... all in one day. I played two shows, was front row for Prada's Miu Miu resort collection show, and watched an ear drum busting Jack White gig at the Palais d'Ièna, Paris. Here's the story.

WATCH: What Happened When Jackie Stewart Met Roman Polanski

The Huffington Post UK | David Hobbs | Posted 05.11.2013 | UK Sport

"We were killing so many people. One year in four consecutive months in the same weekend we lost a grand prix driver. I counted 57 people who died, wh...

Perpetuating Rape Culture: Polanski and the Privileges of 'Fame'

Louise Pennington | Posted 03.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Louise Pennington

This separation of male violence from the men who commit the crimes is a key feature of rape culture. It silences victims whilst simultaneously creating a hierarchy of abusers with Roman Polanski being a "good" abuser because The Piano won him some Oscars.

Jimmy Savile, Gary Glitter and Roman Polanski - Comparing Artists and Arses

John Fleming | Posted 31.12.2012 | Home
John Fleming

"Roman Polanski?" someone said to me yesterday afternoon. "Well, he's not as bad as Jimmy Savile, is he?" That is like a red rag to a bull. Was Jack...

Former 13-Year-Old Sex Victim Of Roman Polanski To Write Memoir

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 11.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle

The former teen whom Roman Polanski was convicted of having sex with – leading to one of Hollywood's most notorious scandals and the director's flig...

EXCLUSIVE CLIP: John C Reilly Talks Carving Up The 'Carnage'

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 18.06.2012 | UK Entertainment

It all starts out so well - but as we know, the road to hell is paved with good intentions, and impeccable manners. John C Reilly, Jodie Foster,...

PHOTOS: Now It's Kelly's Turn...

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 21.07.2012 | UK Entertainment

As one door closes, so another opens... and Kelly Brook walks through it. On the same day that Cheryl Cole jetted out of Cannes, having made her p...

Cannes: The Kooky and the Controversial

Jane Witherspoon | Posted 16.07.2012 | UK Entertainment
Jane Witherspoon

The 65th Cannes Film Festival promises to be one of the most celeby and the first night didn't disappoint. Director Wes Anderson opened with his new film Moonrise Kingdom. I've seen the film and can sum it up in a word... 'Kooky'!

Film Review: Roman Polanski's Carnage

Hanna Flint | Posted 02.04.2012 | UK Entertainment
Hanna Flint

Since winning the Best Director Oscar for The Pianist back in 2002, Roman Polanski has yet to offer a film to match the brilliance of his World War II drama. His political thriller The Ghost, provided a lacklustre contribution to the film schedule of 2010, but with a move into comedy with Carnage, has the Polish director got his mojo back?

Kate Winslet - Throwing Up In Delight For Roman Polanski

The Huffington Post UK | Staff writer | Posted 23.01.2012 | UK Entertainment

Kate Winslet explains how she came to projectile vomit on screen. The actress, who plays investment broker Nancy Cowan in Roman Polanski's Carnage...

Polanski's Festival Triumph: 'Better Late Than Never'

Posted 27.11.2011 | UK Entertainment

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Two years ago, police in Zurich, Switzerland, led Roman Polanski away to prison. But the Oscar-winning director returned on Tu...

If At First... Polanski To Receive Film Gong Awarded Before Arrest

Posted 15.11.2011 | UK Entertainment

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Roman Polanski is to attend this month's Zurich Film Festival to accept the lifetime achievement award intended for him two years...

Harrison Ford On Han Solo And Indiana Jones: 'Grateful, But Not Interested'

Posted 24.10.2011 | UK Entertainment

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Harrison Ford may have had some of the most iconic roles on the big screen, but he much prefers surprising people with his choice...