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Moonlight Mile, By Dennis Lehane

We expect the private eye to act a little like God, punishing the guilty and rescuing the virtuous – that is the brief writers like Hammett and Chandler gave their creations. Flawed men and women they may be, but we expect that, by story's end, they will do the right thing.

DVD: The Town (15)

Ben Affleck proves the excellent Gone Baby Gone was no fluke with this never-less-than-gripping bank-robber saga.

World's Greatest Dad, Bobcat Goldthwait, 100 mins (15)<br/>The Town, Ben Affleck, 125 mins (15)<br/>Eat Pray Love, Ryan Murphy, 140 mins (PG)

Robin Williams gives a subtle performance in a great film &ndash; yes, you read that correctly

Damon and Affleck set for Hollywood reunion

Thirteen years after 'Good Will Hunting' launched them as A-list stars, actors to join forces once again

James Moore: Lord Turner's optimism not yet justified

Outlook If nothing else, Lord Turner has a knack for publicity and self-promotion that few regulators have shown before. Last night he was at it again at Mansion House. Of course, he had another bash at the banking industry for its "socially unacceptable" products, its tendency to add layers of complexity on to things which really aren't much use to anyone, and its habit of selling services that people really don't need. But what was most interesting about his speech was his contention that the financial industry is "no longer fragile". Come again?

Guy Adams: The crazy world of donor look-alikes

LA Notebook

Jennifer Garner: Actress with the ex factor

Her latest role sees her playing a single girl nursing a broken heart. At least life doesn't imitate art, Jennifer Garner tells Gill Pringle

State of Play - exclusive clip

In advance of the release of State of Play today, we have an exclusive clip from the film.

Directed by Kevin Mcdonald ( The Last King of Scotland), the film is tense political thriller set in Washington. It stars Russell Crowe, Ben Affleck, Helen Mirren and Rachel McAdams.

The film tells of a journalist's probe into the suspicious death of a US Congressman's mistress. In this scene, the journalist played by Russell Crowe has a swift encounter with the politician played by Ben Affleck.

Lakeview Terrace (15)

Here's some early rain on the parade of America's bright new dawn.

Gone Baby Gone (15)

A child is gone, but a reputation is reborn: Ben Affleck's directorial debut was withdrawn last year because of the McCann case. It still makes disturbing viewing

Gone Baby Gone, (15)

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