Sunday 06 June 2010
She's Out of My League (15)
Jay Baruchel, one of the loser sidekicks in Knocked Up, gets promoted to leading-man status, acquiring three loser sidekicks of his own. Despite one too many gross-out sequences, She's Out of My League is actually a sweet, tightly scripted rom-com with a naturally likeable star. Alice Eve is the girlfriend who outclasses him.
Death at a Funeral (15)
Neil LaBute's American remake of a British farce that came out all of three years ago. This version, starring Chris Rock, is marginally funnier, but it's still not clear why the film was made even once, let alone twice.
The Girl on the Train
A forgettable French drama that was inspired by the true story of a woman who falsified an anti-Semitic assault.
Dreary indie drama starring Kevin Spacey as a depressive psychiatrist who has written a book entitled Happiness Now. Can you spot the irony?
Music Why this music festival is still the place to spot the next big thing
Film review Michael Glatze biopic isn't about a self-hating gay man gone straight
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
- 2 Watch: Man takes selfie every mile of 2,600 mile hike, creates amazing timelapse video
- 3 The day I starred in Only Fools and Horses
- 4 #FreeTheNipple: Women in Iceland bare breasts in solidarity with trolled student
- 5 Scientists have discovered a simple way to cook rice that dramatically cuts the calories
James Bond Spectre trailer drops on YouTube
Zayn Malik already working on solo material, just days after quitting One Direction
Kay Burley 'bias' against Ed Miliband prompts 130 complaints to Ofcom
A historian gave the most British look of despair when someone screwed up Richard III's birthday at his reburial
Fifty Shades of Grey movie shows first sex scene 'after 40 minutes'
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
Revealed: Putin's army of pro-Kremlin bloggers
Germanwings plane crash: Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz wanted to 'do something people would remember him for'
Andreas Lubitz: Knee-jerk reaction to 9/11 enabled mass murder