Gardeners have a habit of going on about their planting disasters, instead of celebrating their successes, says our green-fingered correspondent...
Fox wins the rights to Gotham, a new show from the creator of The Mentalist
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.
Crime novels spawned several film adaptations, including Get Shorty starring John Travolta and Danny DeVito
Batman's rubber body suit has been named the greatest superhero outfit.
The 'standout issue' for most of the cinemagoers who complained, was a lesbian sex scene between Natalie Portman and co-star Mila Kunis
Christian Bale won an Oscar for his motormouthed performance (and extreme weight loss) as Dicky Eklund, a crack-addicted boxing coach who both helps and hinders his half-brother, Micky Ward (Mark Wahlberg).
On Saturday The Independent is giving away a free DVD of 'The Machinist', starring Christian Bale. It's a stark, disturbing tale of a man who hasn't slept for a year, and charts his seeming descent into madness - or is he trying to ruin his life for no good reason?
The future of the Terminator franchise will be decided by the end of January as bidders line up to buy the rights from Halcyon, the producer that sought bankruptcy protection in September.
Johnny Depp and Christian Bale star in Michael Mann's gangster biopic as John Dillinger, the infamous bank-robber, and Melvin Purvis, the FBI agent assigned to bring him to justice.
The shockingly gory novel American Psycho is about 1980s decadence. Surprisingly it's about to take its place alongside 'The Lion King' on Broadway.
Batman star Christian Bale will face no further action over an alleged assault on his mother and sister during a family row, the Crown Prosecution Service said tonight.
Long gone are the camp portrayals of Batman and his various enemies – Heath Ledger's terrifying Joker is way too dark for the kids
The Batman star Christian Bale was released on police bail yesterday after being questioned over an alleged assault on his mother and sister.