Latest Video
Welles brings enormous pathos and humour to his role as Falstaff

Falstaff (Chimes At Midnight), film review: Digitally-restored version marks Orson Welles' centenary and film's 50th anniversary

(PG) Orson Welles, 116 mins Starring: Orson Welles, Keith Baxter, John Gielgud, Jeanne Moreau, Norman Rodway
Gareth Edwards' cult hit from 2010 makes for very murky viewing

Monsters: Dark Continent, film review: Random plotting and jarring changes in tone

(15) Tom Green, 121 mins. Starring: Johnny Harris, Sam Keeley, Joe Dempsie
Omar Sy and Charlotte Gainsbourg star in ‘Samba’

Samba, film review: Predictable plotting but this romantic comedy has heart and charm

(15) Eric Toledano, Olivier Nakache, 118 mins. Starring: Omar Sy, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Tahar Rahim
Finny the Nestrian in ‘Two by Two: Oooops... the Ark Has Gone’

Two By Two: Ooops… The Ark Has Gone, film review: Cheery, innocuous animation

(U) Toby Genkel, Sean McCormack, 86 mins Voiced by: Chris Evans, Tara Flynn
California screaming: Shelley Hennig stars in the cyber-bullying horror ‘Unfriended’

Unfriended, film review: A tense poke into the dark extremes of social media

(15) Levan Gabriadze, 83 mins. Starring: Shelley Hennig, Moses Jacob Storm, Renee Olstead, Will Peltz, Jacob Wysocki
Carey Mulligan in Far From The Madding Crowd

Far From The Madding Crowd, film review: Carey Mulligan’s Bathsheba would fit in better in The Hunger Games

Thomas Vinterberg's take on Thomas Hardy's novel is only vivid when Mulligan is onscreen

Patrick Stewart in Match

Match, film review: A standout performance by Patrick Stewart is the highlight of Stephen Belber’s stage adaptation

Unfortunately, the film’s stage origins are all too obvious

Sidse Babett Knudsen in ‘The Duke of Burgundy’

DVD & Blu-ray reviews: From The Duke of Burgundy to Indian Summers

What compels most in The Duke of Burgundy is the cinematography and Knudsen’s poignant and nuanced performance as the anxious older lover

Kate Beckinsale and Jim Sturgess in Stonehearst Asylum

Stonehearst Asylum, film review: Anderson has missed a trick with this Victorian-set horror film

(15) Brad Anderson, 110 mins Starring: Kate Beckinsale, Jim Sturgess, Ben Kingsley
Girls on the verge of a nervous breakdown: Florence Pugh and Maisie Williams star in 'The Falling'

The Falling, film review: Maisie Williams is top of the class for melodrama and mystery

(15) Carol Morley, 102 mins Starring: Maisie Williams, Florence Pugh, Maxine Peake, Greta Scacchi, Mathew Baynton

The Good Lie, film review: Charming drama focuses on refugees adjusting to life in the US

(12A) Philippe Falardeau, 110 mins Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Corey Stoll, Sarah Baker

A Pigeon Sat On A Branch Reflecting on Existence, film review: Golden Lion winner is perceptive in its depiction of human behaviour

(12A) Roy Andersson, 100 mins Starring: Holger Andersson, Nils Westblom
Russell Brand in a still from his new documentary The Emperor's New Clothes

Emperor's New Clothes, film review: Russell Brand documentary is more lucid than most party political broadcasts

Michael Winterbottom's documentary is a good antidote to mainstream politics

Aaron Taylor-Johnson as Quicksilver and Elizabeth Olsen as Scarlet Witch, in a scene from Avengers: Age Of Ultron

Avengers: Age Of Ultron, review: A very choppy and unwieldy affair

Antagonist Ultron and his vast army of robots aren't 'real' enough to make worthy adversaries for the Avengers

Freeman as Bilbo Baggins in 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies'

DVD & Blu-ray reviews: From the Hobbit: the Battle of the Five Armies to Tim Burton's Big Eyes

Martin Freeman’s reputation remarkably survives intact as stoical Bilbo (above)

Arts and Entertainment Musical by Damon Albarn


Arts and Entertainment

Film review

Arts and Entertainment
Innocent victim: Oli, a 13-year-old from Cornwall, featured in ‘Kids in Crisis?’
TV review
Northern exposure: social housing in Edinburgh, where Hassiba now works in a takeaway
books An Algerian scientist adjusts to life working in a kebab shop
Arts and Entertainment
Terminator Genisys: Arnie remains doggedly true to his word as the man who said 'I'll be back', returning once more to protect Sarah Connor in a new instalment


film review
Arts and Entertainment
Relocation, relocation: Zawe Ashton travels the pathway to Northampton
Arts and Entertainment
BBC Three was launched a little over five years ago with the slogan: “Three, is a magic number, yes it is.”

BBC Trust agrees to axe channel from TV in favour of digital move

Arts and Entertainment
British actor Idris Elba is also a DJ and rapper who played Ibiza last summer

Arts and Entertainment

Arts and Entertainment
Armie Hammer in the new film of ‘The Lone Ranger’

Arts and Entertainment

Arts and Entertainment

Final Top Gear review

Arts and Entertainment

Arts and Entertainment
Pete Doherty and Carl Barat perform at Glastonbury 2015

Arts and Entertainment
Lionel Richie performs live on the Pyramid stage during the third day of Glastonbury Festival

Arts and Entertainment
Buying a stairway to Hubbard: the Scientology centre in Los Angeles
film review Chilling inside views on a secretive church
Arts and Entertainment
Jason Williamson, left, and Andrew Fearn of Sleaford Mods
musicYou are nobody in public life until you have been soundly insulted by Sleaford Mods
Arts and Entertainment
Natalie Dew (Jess) in Bend It Like Beckham The Musical
theatreReview: Bend It Like Beckham hits back of the net on opening night
Arts and Entertainment
The young sea-faring Charles Darwin – seen here in an 1809 portrait – is to be portrayed as an Indiana Jones-style adventurer
The Independent
The Independent on Google+
i100 on Google+
i Newspaper
The Independent around the web
Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?
Independent Dating

By clicking 'Search' you
are agreeing to our
Terms of Use.

ES Rentals

    Career Services

    Day In a Page

    Independent Travel
    Pompeii, Capri & the Bay of Naples
    Seven Cities of Italy
    Burgundy, the River Rhone & Provence
    Prague, Budapest and Vienna
    Lake Garda
    Minoan Crete and Santorini
    Prices correct as of 15 May 2015
    Is this the future of flying: battery-powered planes made of plastic, and without flight decks?

    Is this the future of flying?

    Battery-powered planes made of plastic, and without flight decks
    Isis are barbarians – but the Caliphate is a dream at the heart of all Muslim traditions

    Isis are barbarians

    but the Caliphate is an ancient Muslim ideal
    The Brink's-Mat curse strikes again: three tons of stolen gold that brought only grief

    Curse of Brink's Mat strikes again

    Death of John 'Goldfinger' Palmer the latest killing related to 1983 heist
    Greece debt crisis: 'The ministers talk to us about miracles' – why Greeks are cynical ahead of the bailout referendum

    'The ministers talk to us about miracles'

    Why Greeks are cynical ahead of the bailout referendum
    Call of the wild: How science is learning to decode the way animals communicate

    Call of the wild

    How science is learning to decode the way animals communicate
    Greece debt crisis: What happened to democracy when it’s a case of 'Vote Yes or else'?

    'The economic collapse has happened. What is at risk now is democracy...'

    If it doesn’t work in Europe, how is it supposed to work in India or the Middle East, asks Robert Fisk
    The science of swearing: What lies behind the use of four-letter words?

    The science of swearing

    What lies behind the use of four-letter words?
    The Real Stories of Migrant Britain: Clive fled from Zimbabwe - now it won't have him back

    The Real Stories of Migrant Britain

    Clive fled from Zimbabwe - now it won’t have him back
    Africa on the menu: Three foodie friends want to popularise dishes from the continent

    Africa on the menu

    Three foodie friends want to popularise dishes from the hot new continent
    Donna Karan is stepping down after 30 years - so who will fill the DKNY creator's boots?

    Who will fill Donna Karan's boots?

    The designer is stepping down as Chief Designer of DKNY after 30 years. Alexander Fury looks back at the career of 'America's Chanel'
    10 best statement lightbulbs

    10 best statement lightbulbs

    Dare to bare with some out-of-the-ordinary illumination
    Wimbledon 2015: Heather Watson - 'I had Serena's poster on my wall – now I'm playing her'

    Heather Watson: 'I had Serena's poster on my wall – now I'm playing her'

    Briton pumped up for dream meeting with world No 1
    Wimbledon 2015: Nick Bollettieri - It's time for big John Isner to produce the goods to go with his thumping serve

    Nick Bollettieri's Wimbledon Files

    It's time for big John Isner to produce the goods to go with his thumping serve
    Dustin Brown: Who is the tennis player who knocked Rafael Nadal out of Wimbeldon 2015?

    Dustin Brown

    Who is the German player that knocked Nadal out of Wimbeldon 2015?
    Ashes 2015: Damien Martyn - 'England are fired up again, just like in 2005...'

    Damien Martyn: 'England are fired up again, just like in 2005...'

    Australian veteran of that Ashes series, believes the hosts' may become unstoppable if they win the first Test