Critics Choice: Film
Sunday 28 March 1999
Documentary about Frankie Barrett, the 22-year-old amateur boxer.
Waking Ned (PG)
Lottery fever hits the tiny village of Tully More, in this thoroughly Oirish comedy.
Central Station (15)
Walter Salles's road movie about an ageing letter-writer and her trip across Brazil.
Festen (Celebration) (15) A family party disintegrates into retribution and grief.
The Thin Red Line (15)
Terrence Malick returns with a strange, epic drama set in Guadalcanal during WWII.
Opening on Friday
Plunkett and Macleane (15)
Robert Carlyle and Johnny Lee Miller play 18th-century Highwaymen.
Tea With Mussolini (PG)
Franco Zeffirelli's war drama starring Maggie Smith, Judi Dench and Joan Plowright.
The Night of the Hunter (12)
Charles Laughton directs psychopathic preacher Robert Mitchum.
Blast from the Past (15)
Alicia Silverstone attempts a comeback (again).
filmNymphomaniac is more Carl Dreyer than sexploitation of Russ Meyer
elephant appealThe first 23 lots in our charity auction have now gone. But there are 22 more still up for grabs
scienceScientists find the answer to a question that even puzzled Darwin
arts + entsThe 'Friends' actor on his new role as campaigner on addiction issues
Geoffrey Macnab: The Wolf of Wall Street's account of white-collar excess is A Rake’s Progress on steroids
scienceThe new development in bio-printing technology could be used in the future to restore lost vision - though years of research still await
architectureThe design collective which has stuck two fingers up at the modernists will call it quits at Venice
... But if you’re one of those poor souls offended by Jennifer Lopez’s choice of leotard, Grace Dent want you to get a bloody grip
Arts & Ents blogs
Brian Griffin returns: Cartoon dog back from the dead in Family Guy Christmas episode
Matthew Perry: He'll be there for you
Film review: Bondage, surreal interracial sex and numerous sexual encounters, but Lars Von Trier’s Nymphomaniac is more Carl Dreyer than Russ Meyer
FAT’s all folks: Architecture’s biggest jokers sign off in style
Shia LaBeouf apologises for plagiarising cartoonist's story for Cannes short film
Exclusive: Young people ‘want UK to stay in Europe’: Four in 10 adults aged 18 to 24 are ‘firmly in favour’ of membership, poll shows
Fox News presenter tells viewers it is a 'fact' that both Jesus and Santa Claus are white
You can STILL be jailed for being a republican, government confirms, and it remains illegal to even 'imagine' overthrowing the Queen
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
Fighting back: the woman giving a voice (and 49,999 others) to the victims of sexism - by giving an airing to their horror stories
PM denies two child limit for benefits is part of Tory welfare policy
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- 2 Sun will 'flip upside down' within weeks, says Nasa
- 3 British prisoner Dr Abbas Khan found dead in Syrian jail days before he was due to be handed over to MP George Galloway
- 4 Vitamin pills are a waste of money, offer no health benefits and could be harmful - study
- 5 Children evacuated from swimming pool after prosthetic leg mistaken for paedophile
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