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.
6 minutes of weightlessness will now cost you $250,000 or around 326 Bitcoins
Youths attacking each other with bits of scaffolding, eyewitness claims
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?
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.
Rambling, haphazard – but with characters to kill for
Martin Scorsese's 3D adventure Hugo leads the Academy Awards with 11 nominations, including best picture and best director.
He directed some of the most memorable films of recent times, but he has had enough. He explains why to Tom Teodorczuk
Cheerful and entertaining, joyful and uplifting – this year's Riviera jamboree has not dazzled, but it has delivered a rare crop of inventive cinema in which the story shines
Malick pursues his vision in a lyrical, baffling tour de force
The week ahead
Jessica Chastain is fed up with making movies that take years to come out. So she's elated that two, including Terrence Malick's latest, will play in Cannes. Kaleem Aftab meets her
In 127 Hours, a climber hacks his arm off with a knife. Strong stuff? Yes, but it's only the latest entry in cinema's rich history of self-mutilation, argues Kaleem Aftab
The drama of their captivity, rescue and love lives captivated TV audiences around the world. Now the film rights to the Chilean miners' dusky fight for survival are being sought by Brad Pitt.
The financial crisis has left Daniel Craig's most famous alter ego shaken and stirred. But just like James Bond, the British actor is a master of reinvention.
After five years and six children, the first couple of Hollywood are rumoured to be splitting up. Amy Jenkins pays tribute to the phenomenon