In Runner Runner, Justin Timberlake loses a fortune playing online poker, and then flies off to confront the owner of the website, Ben Affleck. But perhaps he could have saved himself the trip if he’d watched a few poker films before logging on.
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Thursday 27 June 2013
Kevin Spacey and John Malkovich among those to offer support as tycoon claims his punch was to ‘neutralise the threat’
Tuesday 25 June 2013
The judge presiding over the trial of Alexander Lebedev, Russian businessman and financial backer of The Independent, expects to reach a verdict early next week. Mr Lebedev is accused of "hooliganism motivated by political hatred", over throwing a pair of punches at fellow tycoon Sergei Polonsky during a 2011 television programme. He could go to jail for up to five years if Judge Andrei Bakhvalov finds him guilty.
'John Malkovich saved my life': Actor comes to the rescue of elderly man who accidentally slit throat
Tuesday 11 June 2013
When Jim Walpole accidentally slit his throat in a fall, Malkovich was the first on the scene and applied pressure to the wound until the ambulance arrived
Thursday 28 March 2013
Alice Jones' Arts Diary
Saturday 18 August 2012
To talk about what The Sheltering Sky is won't be easy for me. I don't know what it is. I wish I could write about a novel I fully understand, but I can't. Because although I've read The Sheltering Sky a number of times, I still can't truly comprehend the power of Paul Bowles's debut. I just know it's magnificent.
Saturday 19 May 2012
After years of searching, Val Kilmer tells Kaleem Aftab how he finally found his ideal role – as himself
Friday 13 April 2012
Michael Mann's daughter, Ami Canaan, directs this pungent thriller, based on "true events", about three detectives Mike, Brian and Pam (Sam Worthington, Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Jessica Chastain) trying to solve a spate of murders in Texas City.
Sunday 11 December 2011
Raul Ruiz, who died this year, has left us with a surreal four-hour story, set in 19th-century Portugal, that reclaims cinema as the language of dream
Monday 08 August 2011
Wednesday 15 June 2011
Saturday 11 June 2011
Sunday 08 May 2011
Sunday 20 February 2011
Retired and Extremely Dangerous: Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, John Malkovich, Helen Mirren and Brian Cox are former secret service agents who get back into action when Willis and his new girlfriend are targeted by bad guys.
Friday 11 February 2011
RED (Retired, Extremely Dangerous) follows Frank Moses (Bruce Willis), a retired CIA agent who buries the demons of his past with the help of young pensions officer Sarah Ross (Mary-Louise Parker) and his old CIA team (John Malkovich, Helen Mirren and Morgan Freeman).
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
- 1 Thailand beach murders: Thai PM suggests 'attractive' female tourists cannot expect to be safe wearing bikinis
- 2 Scottish independence: Learn from Quebec's mistakes and beware of promises. Vote Yes.
- 3 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
- 4 Revealed after 75 years of secrecy: 'Fifi' the glamorous WW2 special agent who tested British spies' resolve
- 5 Hitler’s former food taster reveals the horrors of the Wolf’s Lair