BIM Distribuzine promoted film's white actors over black lead Chiwetel Ejiofor
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Tuesday 24 December 2013
Marketing material for the Steve McQueen film heralds the roles of Brad Pitt and Michael Fassbender ahead of the main character Chiwetel Ejiofor
Wednesday 11 December 2013
Despite Asda’s Black Friday sales being marred by violence, the supermarket giant has said the US tradition of heavy discounting on the first Friday after Thanksgiving is set to stay in the UK.
Friday 22 November 2013
6 minutes of weightlessness will now cost you $250,000 or around 326 Bitcoins
Wednesday 09 October 2013
Youths attacking each other with bits of scaffolding, eyewitness claims
Film review: World War Z - The world is being overrun by flesh-eating zombies? Yeah, whatever you say, Brad
Saturday 22 June 2013
Marc Forster has made a number of solid dramas (Finding Neverland, Monster's Ball), but he's since become notorious as the man who sucked all of the fun out of the Bond franchise in Quantum of Solace. And now he's done the same thing with the zombie sub-genre in World War Z, a frenetic, globe-trotting action movie which has so much in common with his Bond film that it may as well be called "Quantum of Zombies". What's Forster got lined up next, I wonder. A fast, frenzied, cold-hearted romantic comedy?
Sunday 02 June 2013
Roberto Martinez is a fan of football analytics, the science of compiling and analysing the rapidly increasing plethora of data on every aspect of the game. He subscribes to a sophisticated software package, yet one is entitled to ask just how much use this is, given that under the Spaniard's charge Wigan have just been relegated.
Wednesday 20 March 2013
King Creosote, known to his mum as Kenny Anderson, a hyper-prolific singer-songwriter from Fife. He'll be playing this year's Latitude, which gave us all the excuse we needed to ask him a question or two...
Thursday 17 January 2013
Alice Jones' Arts Diary
Tuesday 27 November 2012
A: $1,100 (or £700)
Friday 02 November 2012
Curious about the history of our planet, but quite busy today? Internet artists melodysheep have the solution. They've edited together various pieces of footage and some lovely music to create a visualisation of the entire history of our planet in under two minutes.
Friday 15 June 2012
Gossip site TMZ may have broken the news of Michael Jackson's death but it failed to spot a scoop right under its paparazzo's lens.
Saturday 26 May 2012
Reykjavik lawyer and under-age granny, Thora Gudmundsdottir, isn't usually fazed by the dark. But finding herself in remotest Greenland, investigating the disappearance of mining company employees, she finds herself listening out for unexplained creaks.
Wednesday 23 May 2012
Rambling, haphazard – but with characters to kill for
Friday 30 March 2012
Mumble the tap-dancing penguin and his Antarctica pals return for this lazy, confusing sequel.
Friday 23 March 2012
Bennett Miller's charming sports film, scripted by Steve Zaillian (Schindler's List) and Aaron Sorkin, is on paper as dull as they come: the general manager of a baseball team, the Oakland A's, recruits a whizz kid at economics to help build a winning team on the cheap.
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
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- 3 Parma, Missouri: 80 per cent of town's police quit after first black mayor is elected
- 5 Google search history can now be downloaded in its entirety, mass embarrassment expected