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Bombay Bicycle Club “So Long, See You” (Tomorrow Island)

Sundance is now so big it's a bit much for me says founder Robert Redford

What started out in one cinema with a couple of dozen films now has an 11-day run and takes over an entire ski resort

Juno Temple: The 'chameleon' actress whose face you just can't place

Despite appearances in Killer Joe, Atonement and The Dark Knight Rises the Baftas Rising Star nominee still goes largely unrecognised she tells Nick Clark

Daniel Day-Lewis in Lincoln

Lincoln, Zero Dark Thirty and Les Miserables up for Producers Guild gongs

Steven Spielberg's presidential drama Lincoln, musical Les Miserables and Osama bin Laden thriller Zero Dark Thirty were among the movies earning Producers Guild Award nominations last night.

Surprise hit: The Sessions, with Helen Hunt and John Hawkes

Hollywood tackles sex and disability

A story about a polio sufferer losing his virginity is frank and uplifting. Sarah Morrison reports that it is also part of a trend

Goulding is like a random student who's turned up to see a show, only to be press-ganged into performing

IoS pop review: Ellie Goulding, Guidhall, Southampton

There are only so many chances you can give insipid female singer-songwriters

Coffee, anyone? Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Aaron Paul star in Smashed

IoS film review 2: Smashed
Love Crime
Codename: Geronimo

Alcoholism shouldn't be this much fun – even if we're left wanting more

Beavis and Butt-head creator to make Silicon Valley sitcom

Creator of Beavis and Butt-head and King of the Hill Mike Judge has developed a sitcom based on working life in America's breeding ground for tech entrepreneurs Silicon Valley.

Light shines on independent filmmaking

Movie stars from every generation graced the red carpet as the film industry raised a toast to independent British cinema.

Cineworld will buy Picturehouse for £47m

Film: Run! Hide! Its the invasion of the multiplexes!

For some cinemagoers, there's little that's more off-putting than the modern multiplex cinema. With its bucket-sized drinks and 19 simultaneous showings of the new Twilight film, the multiplex is often less a place to consume art than 10 rooms of digital 3D vampires and a lobby.

Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs in the forthcoming biopic about the Apple boss

Film: Ooh, you look just like that Steve Jobs

What, no turtleneck?! We can assume that comes later in the forthcoming Steve Jobs biopic, new details of which were released today.

Don't tell me it's a 'fact' that all Muslims in South Asia are descended from rapists

Some Pakistanis and Indian Muslims claim Arab ancestry, which is often a huge source of contention.

Great getaways: Chamonix and Salt Lake City

French fancy

Rising Labour star Stella Creasy wears heart on her album sleeve for Leeds indie band The Wedding Present

The Walthamstow MP shares teenage woes in an essay to accompany a vinyl edition of the band's Seamonsters album

I Am Kloot

I Am Kloot, Islington Assembly Hall, London



"This song is about drinking... and disaster," frontman John Bramwell drily announces before launching into the astringent "To the Brink".

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As in 1942, Germany must show restraint over Greece

As in 1942, Germany must show restraint over Greece

Mussolini tried to warn his ally of the danger of bringing the country to its knees. So should we, says Patrick Cockburn
Britain's widening poverty gap should be causing outrage at the start of the election campaign

The short stroll that should be our walk of shame

Courting the global elite has failed to benefit Britain, as the vast disparity in wealth on display in the capital shows
Homeless Veterans appeal: The rise of the working poor: when having a job cannot prevent poverty

Homeless Veterans appeal

The rise of the working poor: when having a job cannot prevent poverty
Prince Charles the saviour of the nation? A new book highlights concerns about how political he will be when he eventually becomes king

Prince Charles the saviour of the nation?

A new book highlights concerns about how political he will be when he eventually becomes king
How books can defeat Isis: Patrick Cockburn was able to update his agenda-setting 'The Rise of Islamic State' while under attack in Baghdad

How books can defeat Isis

Patrick Cockburn was able to update his agenda-setting 'The Rise of Islamic State' while under attack in Baghdad
Judith Hackitt: The myths of elf 'n' safety

Judith Hackitt: The myths of elf 'n' safety

She may be in charge of minimising our risks of injury, but the chair of the Health and Safety Executive still wants children to be able to hurt themselves
The open loathing between Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu just got worse

The open loathing between Obama and Netanyahu just got worse

The Israeli PM's relationship with the Obama has always been chilly, but going over the President's head on Iran will do him no favours, says Rupert Cornwell
French chefs get 'le huff' as nation slips down global cuisine rankings

French chefs get 'le huff' as nation slips down global cuisine rankings

Fury at British best restaurants survey sees French magazine produce a rival list
Star choreographer Matthew Bourne gives young carers a chance to perform at Sadler's Wells

Young carers to make dance debut

What happened when superstar choreographer Matthew Bourne encouraged 27 teenage carers to think about themselves for once?
Design Council's 70th anniversary: Four of the most intriguing prototypes from Ones to Watch

Design Council's 70th anniversary

Four of the most intriguing prototypes from Ones to Watch
Dame Harriet Walter: The actress on learning what it is to age, plastic surgery, and her unease at being honoured by the establishment

Dame Harriet Walter interview

The actress on learning what it is to age, plastic surgery, and her unease at being honoured by the establishment
Art should not be a slave to the ideas driving it

Art should not be a slave to the ideas driving it

Critics of Tom Stoppard's new play seem to agree that cerebral can never trump character, says DJ Taylor
Bill Granger recipes: Our chef's winter salads will make you feel energised through February

Bill Granger's winter salads

Salads aren't just a bit on the side, says our chef - their crunch, colour and natural goodness are perfect for a midwinter pick-me-up
England vs Wales: Cool head George Ford ready to put out dragon fire

George Ford: Cool head ready to put out dragon fire

No 10’s calmness under pressure will be key for England in Cardiff
Michael Calvin: Time for Old Firm to put aside bigotry and forge new links

Michael Calvin's Last Word

Time for Old Firm to put aside bigotry and forge new links