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Saturday 26 December 2009
Boxing Day means that it's time to stir the grey matter with a glass of something suitably refreshing and rise to the challenge of our 2009 Wine Trivia Quiz. Test your knowledge of the great and trifling wine events of the past year and you stand a chance of winning a magnificent six-bottle case of James Bond's champagne of choice, Bollinger Special Cuvée. We're also offering the runner-up a superb bottle of Hidalgo's rare Palo Cortado Viejo VORS (delivery to UK mainland addresses only), worth £65.
Tuesday 22 December 2009
While not traditionally beautiful according to the Hollywood standards of yore, the American actress Brittany Murphy had "jolie laide" looks – big, brown eyes, a slightly disdainful mouth, a pointed chin, just-out-of-bed hair – which she used to great effect as she combined parts in ditzy comedies like Clueless and Just Married to meatier roles in the dark thrillers Girl, Interrupted and Don't Say A Word.
Thursday 12 November 2009
Saturday 31 October 2009
"Tit and fang" is how the poet Philip Larkin summed up Hammer Films' output and, give or take the odd ill-fated deviation from the formula, he wasn't wrong. Cobwebs, coffins, crucifixes, bats, bubbling test tubes, buckets of blood, crumbling castles, barely restrained cleavages: these were the emblems of Hammer horror and, against the odds, they scared the bejesus out of movie-goers in the late Fifties and Sixties.
Friday 23 October 2009
Friday 02 October 2009
Friday 13 March 2009
Hollywood has always been good at striking innovative deals, but a new agreement with Samuel L Jackson is unprecedented.
Sunday 14 December 2008
Monday 03 November 2008
Tuesday 16 May 2006
Our view: Sell
Friday 11 February 2005
Tuesday 01 February 2005
Friday 14 January 2005
The Core (12A)<br></br>The Rules Of Attraction (18) <br></br>Personal Velocity (15) <br></br>Life Or Something Like It (12A) <br></br>Cradle 2 The Grave (15)
Friday 28 March 2003
Saturday 06 November 1999
Dresden riots: Protesters in Germany attack refugee buses shouting 'foreigners out'
France train shooting: US soldiers speak of the moment they stopped gunman and 'beat him until he was unconscious'
Labour leadership: Jeremy Corbyn accused of 'deluding' young supporters with 'claptrap'
'Women only' train carriages: Jeremy Corbyn unveils radical move to tackle public harassment
Black holes are a passage to another universe, says Stephen Hawking
Iain Duncan Smith calls for urgent ESA overhaul as part of drive to cut down welfare costs
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- 4 Russia 'accidentally reveals' number of its soldiers killed in eastern Ukraine