The film lets the brothers and cinematographer Roger Deakins to pastiche every kind of genre from the classical studio era
This time it's more Mad Men, less Breaking Bad
The set design is incredible
(15) Dir. Joel Coen + Ethan Coen; Starring Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan, 105mins
An actor from the TV series Game Of Thrones and Casualty had part of his ear bitten off during a dispute over noise at a Travelodge hotel in Newcastle.
Martin Scorsese's Oscar-winning film The Departed has been named the best movie remake in a poll of film fans.
Hula hooping is this summer's fitness fad, promising not just to firm your abs but boost confidence, mood – and even sex drive. Harriet Walker discovers it's trickier than it looks
The dude no longer abides. In fact, he's moving up the property ladder. The house occupied by Jeff Bridges in The Big Lebowski has been placed on the market. But unemployed pot smokers who spend all day in a dressing gown will almost certainly be unable to afford it.
Other than being their first Western, this Oscar-nominated retread of a John Wayne classic is a typical Coen brothers' affair.
If the Coen brothers sparked a desire to experience the Wild West with True Grit, then you might be tempted by Ranch Rider's holidays. A stay at Lonesome Spur, in the foothills of the Beartooth Mountains in Montana, lets you play at being a cowboy by helping with calving and rounding up cattle during spring. A week, with all meals, activities and transfers included, costs £679 per person and is valid for a start date of 23 or 24 April. Flights not included.
As millions prepare to tune in for Sunday's Academy Awards, let Geoffrey Macnab play the role of Hollywood quizmaster
When she starred opposite John Wayne in the 1969 western True Grit, Kim Darby could easily have been forgiven for believing the role would be the start of a long and glittering career. In truth, though, defying predictions that a star was born, she has made no films of note since.
The Coen brothers' new Western begins with a verse from Proverbs – "The wicked flee when none pursues".
It's not easy being relied on by Hollywood royalty –but for Loyd Catlett, it's been a remarkable ride. Guy Adams meets him
Starring: Jeff Bridges, Hailee Steinfeld, Matt Damon, Josh Brolin