The Barometer: Lily Allen; Auto-tune; Revolutionary Road; Morrissey; Your Country Needs You; Cancellations
Friday 06 February 2009
New songs, new look, and top of the singles chart. We are loving the pop star's comeback and her soon-to-be-released album It's Not Me, It's You.
Because let's face it, without digital enhancement, Kanye West's singing is not so hot – as we learned from a recent Saturday Night Live.
Dream team Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio are no disappointment, reunited in this adaptation of Richard Yates's novel.
...and what's not
Posing naked on the inside sleeve artwork for his excellent new single "I'm Throwing My Arms Around Paris".
Your Country Needs You
Andrew Lloyd Webber's new show to find our Eurovision contestant was one talent show too far.
West End theatres wimping out due to the bad weather, disappointing thousands of ticket-holders to Oliver!, Jersey Boys, Mamma Mia!, A Midsummer Night's Dream and more.
TV review Nick Hewer, the man whose eyebrows speak a thousand words, is set to leave The Apprentice
Film The critics but sneer but these unfashionable festive films are our favourites
TV We're so close to knowing what happened to Oliver Hughes, but a last-minute bluff crushes expectations
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more
Peter Lik: The self-proclaimed 'fine-art photographer' whose work sells for millions
The best underrated Christmas movies from Love, Actually to While You Were Sleeping
Grace Dent on TV: The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies was a beautifully shot, immensely considered drama
The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies, review: Jason Watkins is brilliant, but real victim Joanna Yeates is reduced to a footnote
Marilyn Manson denies involvement in shocking Lana Del Rey rape video
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
Sony hack: Angelina Jolie branded 'seriously out of her mind' in further embarrassing leaked email saga
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food