To begin with, Lauren Beukes had an idea so perfectly simple it sounds like an elevator pitch: "time-travelling serial killer".
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Monday 22 April 2013
First Netflix created its own on-demand drama series, now Amazon-owned LoveFilm is piloting 14 would-be shows. Are we watching the future?
Friday 05 April 2013
Bollywood is branching out from its traditional song-and-dance dramas and slapstick comedies with its first zombie films which filmmakers hope will entice younger crowds back to Indian films from Hollywood's living dead.
Tuesday 26 March 2013
One of the country's most prominent screenwriters has complained that British period dramas too often disregard the lives of ordinary people.
Friday 22 March 2013
Student houses aren’t always in the best nick, but vermin aren’t the only things you need to worry about. Eleanor Doughty discovered the one thing worse than finding a mouse behind her dresser...
Thursday 21 March 2013
The Brazilian director Kleber Mendonça Filho has made a haunting and enigmatic feature debut in Neighbouring Sounds. For much of its running time it plays like a weird soap opera without a plot. Set in the middle-class suburb of Recife on the northeastern coast of Brazil, it casually depicts routines of humdrum domestic life that nevertheless imply some sinister meaning beneath. What it is will not be revealed until almost the last scene.
Saturday 09 March 2013
Was The Shining Stanley Kubrick's way of admitting that he faked footage of the Apollo moon landings?
Friday 08 March 2013
What it’s like to live with autism: new simulation Auti-Sim gives mother a sense of her daughter's life
Thursday 07 March 2013
I spend a lot of time wondering what life is really like for my daughter, who has Asperger's Syndrome, a form of autism. Watching her navigate the day-to-day is one thing: comprehending the sources of her meltdowns and frequent distress from the inside is something else entirely.
Wednesday 23 January 2013
For most British viewers, Louie’s reputation will have long preceded the thing itself. It runs something like this: groundbreaking low-budget comedy, impeccably free of interference from the suits and trading on the poor schlub candour of its online begetter – Louis CK, a comedian of cult standing.
Sunday 13 January 2013
Jiro Dreams of Sushi
Thursday 20 December 2012
Conditions could hardly be more inimical to the brilliance that identified Simonsig as the outstanding novice hurdler of last season when he turns his attention to fences at Ascot this afternoon.
Tuesday 11 December 2012
Police have launched a series of early morning raids against the “Mr Bigs” of organised crime.
Wednesday 28 November 2012
Wednesday 28 November 2012
New film Sightseers shows rural Britain at its creepiest
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