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Buster Keaton wasn’t just a born star – he was a revolutionary film-maker

The Night of the Hunter

Directed by Charles Laughton

Preview: Slapstick 2008

Various venues, Bristol

Manchester City 3 Aston Villa 1

Vassell comes back to haunt Villa as City climb to fourth

Owen removes albatross of despondency from Souness's neck

Newcastle United 1
Manchester City 0

Portsmouth 1 Birmingham City 1

LuaLua's trickery is not enough to conjure a win

Camille, Lyric Hammersmith, London

Beauty and the beast

Camille, Lyric, Hammersmith

A feverish affair of the nerves rather than the heart

The Unexpurgated Beaton, by Cecil Beaton (edited by Hugo Vickers)

Nice one, Cecil: your bitch's brew is just delicious

Elia Suleiman: Hey, heard the one about the firebomb?

Is there a comic side to life across the Palestine/Israeli divide? Director Elia Suleiman thinks so, finds Sheila Johnston. He's even made a film about it

Letter: Deadpan response

Sir: To bridge the gap between traditional and contemporary art, I am working on an oil painting depicting the side of a building falling down over Buster Keaton's unmade bed. I look forward to plaudits and prizes from the whole art establishment.

You do know how to whistle, don't you?

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