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Saturday 24 August 2013
One warm, still evening in mid-July I picked the first peas, the first cucumber and the first courgette. My husband was away sailing in the Shetlands. The booty was mine, all mine. I made fat batons of the cucumber and ate them, dipped in hummus, as I sat outside shelling the peas. In the fading light, the rooks sailed in overhead, hundreds of them, chattering, clattering, making for their roost in the alder trees below the house.
Thursday 22 August 2013
The writer Elmore Leonard, who died on Tuesday, has had a number of stories adapted for the big screen, as well as influencing Quentin Tarantino. Watch trailers for two such films, ‘3:10 To Yuma’ (2007 version) and ‘Jackie Brown’ - directed by Tarantino - below:
Tuesday 20 August 2013
Crime novels spawned several film adaptations, including Get Shorty starring John Travolta and Danny DeVito
The Dark Knight Reprises? Christian Bale reportedly offered $50m to return as Batman in Man of Steel 2
Wednesday 14 August 2013
The film will see Batman face off against Superman
Friday 01 March 2013
I've given a lot of thought to books that hold a significant meaning for me; the books that have stayed with me long after the final page has been turned. There are many books that have shaped me. To select one feels like an impossible task, like choosing between salade niçoise and buttery mashed potatoes. I love both at different times of the year.
Sunday 10 February 2013
50 Shades of Pooh, and other unlikely romantic interludes
Monday 06 August 2012
Chloë Sevigny has always followed an alternative path, making her the perfect new face of Miu Miu, says Gemma Hayward
New releases 04/08/2012: Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days, London: the Modern Babylon, A Simple Life, Sound of My Voice, Undefeatedm The Flowers of War, Eames: the Architect & the Painter, Leave It on the Floor and Truth or Dare
Saturday 04 August 2012
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (U)
Dir. David Bowers
Starring Zachary Gordon, Robert Capron, 94mins
Another episodic series of misfortunes and indignities befall Greg Heffley, the fairly charmless hero of these adaptations of Jeff Kinney’s children’s novels. He embarrasses himself in front of his teenage crush; has to join his father in a Civil War battle re-enactment; loses his trunks in the swimming pool, and so on.
Friday 03 August 2012
Starring: Christian Bale, Ni Ni
Thursday 26 July 2012
Christian Bale, the British star of the Batman films, visited survivors of the Colorado cinema shooting on Tuesday, and thanked medical staff and police officers who responded to the attack that killed 12 people and injured 58 others.
Sunday 22 July 2012
Glum, dark and brooding, as you'd expect. But this third outing on the Batcycle is serious fun
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