Perhaps "Jack and the Beanstalk" sounded a bit tame, and "Jack the Giant Killer" a bit bloodthirsty.
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Wednesday 06 March 2013
The Republican House of Representatives voted to keep the US government going until the end of September, paving the way for the Senate to approve the measure to avoid a shutdown of federal agencies.
Sunday 13 January 2013
Ultimately, players are more important than a manager's media profile or his comfort with the metrics of the modern game. Harry Redknapp's current set at Queens Park Rangers are inherently inferior to the familiar figures whose allegiance is to Andre Villas-Boas and Tottenham Hotspur.
Friday 02 March 2012
The dazzling state of Rajasthan has long lured travellers – and your children will love it too, says Amar Grover.
Tuesday 13 December 2011
Friday 09 December 2011
Starring: Robert De Niro, Ashton Kutcher, Sarah Jessica Parker
Friday 22 July 2011
"When is he going to die?" enquires one mariachi owl, part of a chorus of owls, to another. "Soon compadre, soon," is the deadpan reply.
Friday 29 April 2011
What's it like be a 15-year-old playing a pirate in a Hollywood blockbuster alongside Johnny Depp and Penelope Cruz?
Sunday 13 February 2011
Sunday 30 May 2010
Raven-haired, stop-you-in-your-stride-eyed Diana Quick is just the kind of memoirist who would have readers flicking to the index for a pagination of juicy bits.
Sunday 06 September 2009
Four Weddings: funny. Notting Hill: not bad. Bridget Jones: decent. Love Actually: barely passable. Mr Bean's Holiday: oh dear. And so to TBTR, Richard Curtis's latest, which continues the plummeting trajectory.
Friday 31 July 2009
The director Hoyt H Yeatman Jr (an American, perchance?) says he got the idea for this adventure movie about guinea pigs as special agents from his five-year-old son. Thanks a lot, kid.
Friday 31 July 2009
Bill Nighy stars in Disney's new comedy-adventure film G-Force, about guinea pigs who are secretly government spies. This is Disney's latest entry in the 3D animation wars.
Sunday 05 July 2009
Guests ummed and ahhed as they wound themselves around Eva Rothschild's giant, room-encompassing zig-zag of a sculpture that was the centrepiece for Tate Britain's summer party on Monday.
Sunday 21 June 2009
As taxis parked up for the "Grand Unveiling" of the £80m rebirth of the Langham Hotel London, a cool Bill Nighy sauntered by on foot, smoothly unaffected by the Tube strike that had caused such mayhem earlier in the day.
Wednesday 08 April 2009
Sales of the tablet are set to fall again, say analysts
I Am Bread could actually be a challenging and nuanced title
Footage shot by a passerby shows moment an ill man was carried out of his burning home
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Sorry Judy Finnigan – Ched Evans is no less sickening than an alleyway rapist
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Workers 'could be forced to pay £5 a week' to get benefits
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
Amal Alamuddin calls for the return of the Elgin Marbles from Britain: 'Injustice has persisted for too long'
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