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Saturday 17 August 2013
An anthology of stories which have won the Asham Award, as well as additional tales by established Virago authors, this is a book of journeys, meetings and partings, flights and homecomings.
Tuesday 25 June 2013
300: Rise of an Empire, the inevitable sequel to 2006 movie 300, is heading our way in 2014.
Friday 22 March 2013
“I'm doing A-levels, which is a bit tough and I have three exams during the run,” says the teenager from Islington who stars in his first West End play, The Winslow Boy at The Old Vic.
Sunday 16 December 2012
So Danny Boyle, who directed the Olympics Opening Ceremony with such wisdom, wit and ingenuity, has turned down a knighthood. And good for him. Not because a knighthood per se is a bad thing, though we have misgivings about the whole honours system, but because acceptance would have been a betrayal of everything he has said and done in his artistic career. Above all, it would have negated the spirit of cocking a snook at the Establishment, the ingredient that distinguished London's Olympics opening from so many others.
Friday 05 October 2012
The James Bond films were the vanguard of the sexual revolution. Sean Connery, the suave star of six of the first seven movies, played Bond as a devilish version of elegant Cary Grant in Alfred Hitchcock's spectacular travelogues To Catch a Thief and North by Northwest.
Sunday 13 May 2012
Tim Burton's stalwart star gives good fang, but this gothic comedy feels about as fresh as stale garlic
Sunday 06 May 2012
After the death of Eva Green's boyfriend, Matt Smith, she gives birth to his clone.
Friday 07 October 2011
Starring: Eva Green, Ewan McGregor, Connie Nielsen
Saturday 03 September 2011
Federal police have arrested a state police officer in connection with an arson attack at a casino that killed 52 people in northern Mexico last month.
Friday 02 September 2011
Scottish film-maker David Mackenzie's works – Young Adam, Hallam Foe – appear every couple of years. Which makes the arrival of his new projects – the rock festival rom-com You Instead and "kitchen sink sci-fi" Perfect Sense, starring Ewan McGregor and Eva Green – surprising, given that they are being released three weeks apart. Never mind vying for business against other films – Mackenzie is now competing against himself.
The Weekend's TV: Camelot, Sat, Channel 4 <br/>James May's Toy Stories: the Great Train Race, Sun, BBC2
Monday 13 June 2011
Wednesday 01 June 2011
Sunday 28 March 2010
In a remote all-girl boarding school in the 1930s, the supremacy of a chic, bohemian teacher (Eva Green) is challenged by the arrival of an even more chic and bohemian Spanish pupil, Maria Valverde.
Saturday 27 March 2010
Friday 12 February 2010
Comedy stars shared some laughs and tips at the London Evening Standard Film awards on Monday night.
9 reasons Greece's experiment with the radical left is doomed to failure
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
Have we reached 'peak food'? Shortages loom as global production rates slow
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures
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- 3 Dad attempts revenge on teenage daughter, plan backfires spectacularly
- 4 Ball pool for adults opens in London
- 5 Amal Clooney gives excellent response to fashion question at European Court of Human Rights