'Barbra Streisand is always a joy to watch'
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Wednesday 13 March 2013
"Have you ever tried Googling your own name?" asks fictional Tory MP Peter Mannion in an episode of The Thick Of It. "It's like opening the door to a room where everyone tells you how shit you are."
Sunday 10 March 2013
Broken (91 mins, 15)
Monday 04 February 2013
Once the red-carpet season gets underway, we become used to seeing the stars all dolled up, as if that's what they look like when they eat breakfast or pop out to the shops.
Wednesday 30 January 2013
Barbra Streisand will perform at the 85th annual Academy Awards for the first time in nearly four decades on 24 February.
Sunday 17 June 2012
Singer and actress gives $10m of her own money to research into why heart disease kills more American women than all cancers put together
Wednesday 07 December 2011
The singer Violetta Villas, who has died aged 73, was a coloratura soprano who spurned opera for popular music, a Polish singer who became a caberet star in Las Vegas and who was trapped for years behind the Iron Curtain when she flew home to tend to her dying mother.
Tuesday 06 December 2011
Clooney, Hanks, Spielberg – the stars feted him in 2008. Now the President finds his friends out of the picture
Monday 07 November 2011
Sue Mengers represented many of Hollywood's major players, introduced new stars and broke through male-dominated Hollywood, allowing other women to follow both in front of and behind the camera.
Friday 02 September 2011
IB Singer emigrated from Poland to New York in the mid-1930s, but this fabulous selection of 47 tales shows that – in imagination – the magician of Yiddish fiction never left home.
Saturday 18 June 2011
The star of the hit film Singin' in the Rain , Debbie Reynolds' is to sell off some of Hollywood's most famous frocks when part of her collection of movie memorabilia goes under the hammer in Beverly Hills today.
Michael Sarrazin: Actor best known for playing opposite Jane Fonda in ‘They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?’
Wednesday 20 April 2011
A tall, Canadian actor with distinctively wide, sunken eyes, Michael Sarrazin had a long career as a leading man to such actresses as Jane Fonda and Barbra Streisand without ever attaining superstar status. His off-beat personality and predilection for quirky movies that failed to attract large audiences limited his profile, though he won praise for such portrayals as the intense drifter coerced into a doomed relationship in They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969), and his outstanding multi-layered portrayal of the monster in an epic television movie Frankenstein: The True Story (1973).
Sunday 17 April 2011
The third episode in the Meet the Parents franchise is funnier and less outlandish than the previous one (no battle-bus, no truth serum, not much Dustin and Barbra), but it lacks the universal premise that benefited the first two films.
Friday 31 December 2010
Sunday 26 December 2010
Wednesday 24 November 2010
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 100,000 back our campaign
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 3 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 4 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train