In events that echo TV series and film 21 Jump Street, officers in California posed as high school students to make the drug related arrests
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Monday 25 November 2013
The Lord of the Rings trilogy made billions of dollars at the box office and now the story of the author who created those fantasy worlds is to be brought to the silver screen.
Tuesday 19 November 2013
Who has left luxury behind to face the bushtucker trials down-under?
Thursday 07 November 2013
Helen Fielding's novel wasn't deemed 'cringeworthy' enough for the shortlist
Saturday 12 October 2013
Watch the videos below to see clips from some of the classic films being turned into TV shows.
Saturday 02 February 2013
'I regret turning Clooney down'
Wednesday 17 October 2012
We're all used to famous types starting their own record labels; everyone from Ellen DeGeneres to Lily Rose Cooper (née Allen) has one. But what about having your own publishing imprint? HarperCollins has just announced that Johnny Depp will be in charge of a new imprint for it called Infinitum Nihil, which means "nothing lasts for ever", and shares its name with his production company. Perhaps publishing imprints are the new must-have. The US chef Rachael Ray and the comedian Chelsea Handler have them too.
Saturday 07 July 2012
Two mismatched rookie cops – Jonah Hill's geek, Jenko, and Channing Tatum's handsome meathead, Schmidt – are assigned to go undercover at a high school to infiltrate a drugs ring.
Saturday 09 June 2012
Patti Smith's latest album, her best in a while, is held together by a spine of pieces themed around exploration, from the culture-shock encounter of "Amerigo", through the cosmic awe of "Tarkovsky (The Second Stop Is Jupiter)" and the aesthetic strivings of "Constantine's Dream", to her lovely version of Neil Young's "After the Gold Rush", with children being rocketed off to seek fertile new planets.
Monday 04 June 2012
The Hunger Games has emerged as one of the big winners at the MTV Movie Awards in Los Angeles.
Monday 14 May 2012
The Avengers movie has topped the American box office for the second week in a row, taking $1 billion in its first 19 days.
Friday 16 March 2012
Starring: Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube
Wednesday 23 November 2011
Did I want to tell friends and a multitude of strangers what's on my mind every hour? To acquaint the world, electronically, with my every passing thought? Did I want to spend days thinking up brief, 140-character, smart remarks and posting them online? I didn't. But the Young Turks in Features talked me into it. Sign up here, they said, write a self-description, stick in a photo and send your first tweet – so I did.
Friday 11 November 2011
Bruce Robinson, the director and writer of the black comedy Withnail and I and the cult classic How to Get Ahead in Advertising and the screenwriter and director of a new film The Rum Diary, starring Johnny Depp, claims not to be a director.
Friday 22 July 2011
"When is he going to die?" enquires one mariachi owl, part of a chorus of owls, to another. "Soon compadre, soon," is the deadpan reply.
Wednesday 13 July 2011
Johnny Depp has purchased the rights to create a movie version of 70s TV show 'The Night Stalker'.
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 100,000 back our campaign
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 3 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 4 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train