Tim Burton's stalwart star gives good fang, but this gothic comedy feels about as fresh as stale garlic
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Saturday 31 October 2009
Friday 09 October 2009
Kurt Cobain and Johnny Cash have had the video game treatment in Guitar Hero 5 while the Beatles have been immortalised in their own title.
Dylan Jones: 'The town of Deal was perfectly attuned to the melancholy demeanour of a sullen 13-year-old boy'
Saturday 01 August 2009
Sunday 05 July 2009
Thursday 11 June 2009
Shock rocker Alice Cooper was being reunited with his beloved collection of more than 300 horror movies after his bag went missing at an airport.
Wednesday 25 March 2009
When the policeman turned club promoter Elmer Valentine visited the Whisky à Gogo, Paul Pacine's Paris discothèque in 1963, he saw mini-skirted girls dancing to records spun by a disc jockey rather than to a live band – and had an epiphany. On his return to Los Angeles, in partnership with Shelly Davis, Theodore Flier and Phil Tanzini, he opened his own Whisky a Go Go on the Sunset Strip in January 1964 and decided to hire a female DJ to generate further interest in his new venture.
Monday 29 December 2008
There's no faulting insurer Aviva for the list of celebrities it has signed up to promote an ad campaign designed to explain why it is dropping the Norwich Union brand. It includes Bruce Willis, below, Ringo Starr, Alice Cooper and even Dame Edna Everage, all explaining why they once changed their name. There can't have been much change out of Aviva's £10m marketing budget once that lot were paid their fees.
Friday 08 August 2008
For the second year running, Australia's most prestigious prize for religious art has been overshadowed by a row over one of the paintings in the competition.
Friday 07 June 2002
Sunday 08 August 1999
Friday 16 July 1999
Saturday 02 January 1999
Friday 18 December 1998
Sunday 16 August 1998
Monday 02 March 1998
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
- 1 Jeremy Clarkson 'sees no problem' with his racist language on Top Gear, says BBC
- 2 'Alien thigh bone' on Mars: Excitement from alien hunters at 'evidence' of extraterrestrial life
- 3 Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
- 4 London restaurant 34 creates champagne glass modelled on Kate Moss’ left breast
- 5 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27