Tom Cruise brought Trafalgar Square to a standstill yesterday when he dropped in by helicopter to do battle with aliens during the shooting in London of his latest film, All You Need is Kill.
Adolescents are finally putting down their Xboxes in order to get all a-quiver. By John Walsh
A run of flops could spell the end of the macho supermovie, says Francesca Steele
Events, exhibitions, films and TV shows will all mark the anniversary of ill-fated voyage
Of the 700 crew who perished on the Titanic, 550 came from Southampton. Their stories have rarely been told – until now.
David Cameron will warn EU leaders tomorrow that Britain must not be relegated to an EU second division when eurozone countries adopt greater fiscal integration. At the EU summit in Brussels to discuss the eurozone crisis, the Prime Minister will warn that the region's 17 members must not dictate policies for the 10 countries, including Britain, that have not joined the single currency. His intervention reflects growing fears among British ministers that the 10 could be virtually frozen out of decisions that would have a huge impact on their economies – such as the single market, bank regulation and EU directives affecting small and large businesses.
'War of the Worlds by H G Wells', Penguin Classics £8.99
Variously interpreted as a commentary on evolutionary theory, British imperialism and Victorian fears and prejudices, War of the Worlds tells the nail-biting tale of one man's struggle to track down his wife during an alien invasion. Included are some of the most vivid scenes of London in literature.
Tomorrow will mark the ninety-ninth anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, which killed 1,517 people and remains one of the worst peacetime maritime disasters in history.
As big-name film-makers offer more and more Director’s Cuts, Leigh Singer asks if the results justify the obsessive tinkering.
When he began looking for a leading lady to star in his highly anticipated new television series Terra Nova, Steven Spielberg could have taken his pick from the cream of Hollywood's most famous acting talent.
A deep-sea expedition will explore the world's most famous wreck site – so you can do the same
The American government may be turning to Hollywood in its desperate search for an end to the environmental catastrophe in the Gulf of Mexico, but even if the director involved is James Cameron no one is assuming a happy ending.
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A 'Titanic' memorial voyage will offer the ship's original menu. Tom Peck reports
The night's biggest battle has shaped into a two-horse-race between a big studio blockbuster and a small, independent war movie. In the "Goliath" role, you have the special-effects addict James Cameron's 3D epic Avatar, the most lucrative film ever made. In the "David" camp sits The Hurt Locker, Kathryn Bigelow's lesser-seen but brilliant portrait of a bomb-disposal team in Baghdad.