"Every occasion he would come out with a song, no matter where he was, he would stop and do 'Singing in the Rain', I remember as a child he would have us jumping and singing and swinging round poles".
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Friday 03 February 2012
Actress Abigail Spencer, best known for Mad Men, has set Hollywood atwitter by writing a script named Wrong Number.
Friday 20 January 2012
Classics that should be seen and not heard
Monday 16 January 2012
An award-winning London comedian heads a strong contingent of UK talent out to make their mark at the Sundance Film Festival this week.
Travel Agenda: Brusselicious food festival; Vancouver PuSh Festival; Utah's Sundance Film Festival; Las Vegas MOB Museum
Saturday 14 January 2012
Today: Walk around the Dinner's Served exhibition, which is currently on display in Brussels at the Tour & Taxis centre. The event is part of the year-long Brusselicious food festival, which will see tastings, picnics and foodie films pop up throughout the Belgian capital. Look out for the "Tram Experience" too, which runs from 14 Feb. Guests will be able to take a two-hour tour of the city with a feast served on board the stylish carriage. Tickets, €75 (brusselicious.be).
Thursday 12 January 2012
Two Eton-educated actors and a director from Hackney are among the stars battling it out for the Bafta Rising Star award, which celebrates the brightest talents making their way in the film industry.
Travel Agenda: The Bell at Ticehurst; Rotterdam; Helvetic Airways; Dubai's International Film Festival; Chris Davenport
Saturday 03 December 2011
Today: Cosy up at The Bell, a newly-refurbished country inn at Ticehurst, East Sussex. Inglenook fireplaces and wooden beams have been restored, while new additions include bowler-hat light fittings, iPads in each of the seven bedrooms and copper bathtubs (thebellinticehurst.com).
Monday 23 May 2011
The first sex worker film festival in London will be held next month, featuring documentaries and short films about the fight for human and labour rights.
Tuesday 07 September 2010
Tuesday 27 October 2009
Thursday 22 October 2009
Sunday 19 July 2009
Saudi Arabia's only film festival has been cancelled, dealing a blow to hopes of an easing of clerical control over culture in a country where cinemas had been banned for almost three decades. Mamdouh Salem, one of the organisers of the Jeddah Film Festival, said yesterday:
Thursday 26 March 2009
In The Loop, the eagerly anticipated big screen extension of political TV comedy The Thick Of It, will open in cinemas on April 17th. Already seen at Sundance, I caught another opportunity for a sneak preview before the general release at a screening last night in London.
Tuesday 09 December 2008
<a href="http://blogs.independent.co.uk/independent/watch_it/index.html" target="_blank">Watch It! The London Film Festival</a>
Wednesday 10 September 2008
I spent this morning at Odeon West End in Leicester Square, where the press launch for the 52nd London Film Festival (15-30 October 2008) was held.
Wednesday 19 October 2005
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
Report finds that Britain's wages are the most unequal in Europe
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
Almost a third of school pupils believe 'Muslims are taking over our country', study claims
SNP fury as HS2 finds 'no business case' for taking fast train service to Scotland
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