(15) Dir. Scott Cooper; Starring Christian Bale, Woody Harrelson, 117mins
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Thursday 02 February 2012
It seems the trend of headteachers likening themselves to famous American cowboys is continuing.
Friday 13 January 2012
Breasts continue to be debated, frequently in an unhelpful way, most often by people who don't have them; photographs of women on holiday are making great sport for headlines about shifting weight for the New Year; and – although it's funny – the viral video doing the rounds for a fake beauty ad for an improving product called "Fotoshop, by Adobé" has a shifty undertone about a lady's supposed obsession with looking perfect.
Friday 02 September 2011
Following Jeff Bridges' Oscar-winning depiction of a country singer in Crazy Heart, it was inevitable the actor would make his own album; thankfully, he was able to retain T-Bone Burnett's house band to assist him, lending a sleek authenticity to his grizzled, whiskery performances.
Friday 26 August 2011
"That rug really tied the room together," the Dude, justifiably, laments after two thugs pee on his carpet.
Wednesday 27 July 2011
The dude no longer abides. In fact, he's moving up the property ladder. The house occupied by Jeff Bridges in The Big Lebowski has been placed on the market. But unemployed pot smokers who spend all day in a dressing gown will almost certainly be unable to afford it.
Saturday 25 June 2011
The Body Shop's summer sale began earlier this week with 50 per cent savings on hundreds of items in store and online. The best place to check them all out is http://ind.pn/jWVsg2, where you'll find products categorised by price and style and where you can also claim the slightly confusingly-titled 'free standard delivery for just £1'.
Sunday 12 June 2011
Other than being their first Western, this Oscar-nominated retread of a John Wayne classic is a typical Coen brothers' affair.
Friday 10 June 2011
Jeff Bridges finally bagged his long-deserved Oscar for last year's flimsy Crazy Heart, but he's better in this far superior film, the Coen brothers' refreshingly straightforward and faithful take on Charles Portis's genre-bending Western novel from 1968.
Monday 06 June 2011
Carl Froch beat Glen Johnson to retain his World Boxing Council super-middleweight title on Saturday and reach the final of the Super Six tournament in the type of fight that leaves both fans and critics claiming victory.
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Thursday 17 February 2011
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
George Galloway condemns 'racist, Islamophobic, hypocritical rag' Charlie Hebdo at freedom of speech rally
Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd
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- 2 Man who held up 'hire me' sign at Waterloo station returns a year later with 'I'm hiring' sign
- 5 Men behaving badly: Urinating while standing, 'manspreading' and the gendering of selfishness