The outgoing Bank Governor saw the financial crisis coming and was a steadying influence – but he could have done more for the prudent
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Saturday 09 March 2013
Was The Shining Stanley Kubrick's way of admitting that he faked footage of the Apollo moon landings?
Monday 25 February 2013
The Kingdom of Bahrain’s Industry and Commerce Minister, Hassan Fakhro, issued an unusual decree this week: he banned the importation of a plastic face mask. Anyone caught importing the V for Vendetta Guy Fawkes mask now faces arrest, as anti-government protesters in the country have been using them to stay anonymous.
Friday 22 February 2013
Like the ruined husk of Hadley's Hope however any signs of life are missing.
Thursday 14 February 2013
If we must have smoochy films for Valentine's Day, can't the schedulers come up with something more imaginative than this?
Welcome to the party, Pal: 'Die Hard' and Bruce Willis's John McClane make it to 25, just about intact
Sunday 27 January 2013
It's 25 years since Die Hard was released. Yippee-ki-yay to that, says Tim Walker
Sunday 27 January 2013
Ten years on, Tottenham winger Aaron Lennon returns to Elland Road
Monday 21 January 2013
Olympic comedy Cool Runnings has been voted the most heart-warming film of all time, in a poll of film fans.
Saturday 29 December 2012
One significant aspect of the 1970s, often overlooked, was a reaction against prog-rock stodge by musicians who opted instead to bring a high level of sophistication and wit back into pop.
Thursday 20 December 2012
Saturday 08 December 2012
King Edward VII's Hospital in London today condemned a prank phone call by a radio station that preceded the death of nurse, as her family struggled to come to terms with the tragedy.
Thursday 29 November 2012
A collection of Beatles memorabilia owned by George Harrison's family is expected to sell for six figures at auction next month.
Monday 26 November 2012
Tom Cruise brought Trafalgar Square to a standstill yesterday when he dropped in by helicopter to do battle with aliens during the shooting in London of his latest film, All You Need is Kill.
Sunday 25 November 2012
Attack of the Victorian zombies
Saturday 24 November 2012
Matthew McConaughey, after his louche turn in Killer Joe, once again excels as an ageing, preening stripper in Steven Soderbergh's lightweight drama.
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