Prisoners has retained its number one spot, while Blue Jasmine looks set to become Woody Allen's most successful UK film release
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<a target="_blank" href="http://blogs.independent.co.uk/independent/academy_awards_live/index.html">The Oscars as they happened: Scene by scene analysis</a>
Monday 25 February 2008
A stunned Tilda Swinton wins best supporting actress, for her role as an over-achieving corporate lawyer in Michael Clayton. No-one looked more surprised than Swinton, who blanched visibly as her name was read out (instead of Cate Blanchett, the favourite), then mouthed "wow!" more than once as she popped out of her seat.
Friday 08 February 2008
Sunday 23 December 2007
It's not easy being green. To buy an Anya Hindmarch I'm Not a Plastic Bag last summer, you had to start queuing at 5am only to discover the "eco-bags" weren't organic, and had been flown halfway across the world. That said, there's no escaping the fact that this year, fashion developed a conscience: former Topshopper Jane Shepherdson joined the Fairtrade label People Tree; Lily Cole walked the catwalk for eco-label Noir; and Stella McCartney launched the organic skincare range Care.
Monday 03 December 2007
Dress codes, as anyone who is aware of such things knows, are dead. Instead, a new, improved and rather more brilliantly diverse appearance is the order of the day at any half-glamorous event one might care to mention. Even the red carpet - for the past five years, home to an endless procession of strapless, corseted, fishtail gowns - has seen skirt lengths rise in recent months, and then fall, and then rise again, depending only upon the whims of the celebrity in question. There's no predicting what people may or may not wear these days, then. And that is a good thing.
Thursday 27 January 2005
Monday 01 November 1999
Tuesday 24 August 1999
Sunday 04 July 1999
Friday 30 April 1999
Thursday 29 April 1999
Saturday 24 April 1999
Friday 16 April 1999
Wednesday 14 April 1999
Thursday 08 April 1999
Sunday 07 March 1999
Isis, we are told, is a 'clear and dangerous threat to our way of life'. I’m sorry, but I just don’t buy it
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The Osborne Ultimatum: Chancellor’s benefits freeze bombshell will affect ten million households
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Should gay sex be illegal? 16% of Britons think so
Mark Reckless becomes second Tory MP to defect to Ukip in a month
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