Saturday 29 August 1998
Also: Denzel Washington in Spike Lee's basketball movie He Got Game; Rachel Weisz and Anna Friel in The Land Girls; and Species II, the sequel no one has been waiting for.
11 September: the gory opening half-hour of Steven Spielberg's WWII drama Saving Private Ryan is rumoured to really sort the men from the boys. What follows is the story of Captain Miller (Tom Hanks), dispatched behind enemy lines to rescue Private Ryan (Matt Damon). Will he make it? More pertinently, will you?
Also: Babymother, a British reggae musical; and Character, the (Dutch) winner of this year's Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
In October: Jim Carrey (right) finds his entire life is being televised in The Truman Show; and Michael Haneke's controversial anti-violence thriller Funny Games is belatedly released.
NFL fans were so loud during a match that their celebrations registered as a minor earthquake
Tyre firm aimed to show how their tyres would perform in ‘unexpected’ conditions
filmAs she returns to musicals in Black Nativity, the Oscar winner opens up about coming back from tragedy
TelevisionThe enduring fascination with the life of the aristocrat fugitive continues in an ITV drama. We hear from its stars
Arts & Ents blogs
John Williams' Stoner wins Waterstones Book of the Year
Paul Walker death: Filming of Fast and Furious 7 on hold following death of actor
Bad Sex in Fiction award 2013: Manil Suri’s subatomic bisexual orgy in The City of Devi beats hillbilly humping to award
Ten adverts that shocked the world
Christmas TV 2013: Downton Abbey special details revealed
- 1 John Williams' Stoner wins Waterstones Book of the Year
- 2 The hardwired difference between male and female brains could explain why men are 'better at map reading'
- 3 Is this the scariest advert ever? Japanese tyre commercial comes with its own disclaimer and health warning
- 4 Food poverty in UK has reached level of 'public health emergency', warn experts
- 5 I’m sure Kate Moss doesn't care about posing for Playboy. But I do