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).
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 What happens to your body when you give up sugar?
- 2 Have sex with your iPad thanks to the new sex toy no-one asked for
- 3 The 'sex selfie stick' lets you FaceTime the inside of a vagina
- 4 Why you're almost certainly more like your father than your mother
- 5 Westboro Baptist Church couldn't picket Leonard Nimoy's funeral because they didn't know where it was
Fifty Shades of Grey banned by Indian censors despite sex scenes being edited out
The 9 rules every Wile E. Coyote and Road Runner cartoon had to follow are wonderfully pedantic
Fifty Shades of Grey movie shows first sex scene 'after 40 minutes'
Seth Rogan's pot fumes delay hacked Sony boss’s office move
India's Daughter: BBC Four documentary provokes outrage on Twitter
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Nigel Farage promises Ukip will not 'stigmatise' would-be migrants – and says he wants 'everyone to speak the same language'
Ex-head of MI6: 'We shouldn't kid ourselves that Russia is on a path to democracy'
Most people think legal tax avoidance is just as wrong as illegal tax evasion, poll suggests