It's time to reappraise the artist's work in the context of his home, says Charles Darwent.
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Tuesday 29 June 2010
Sunday 27 June 2010
Sunday 25 April 2010
Charlie Hunnam knew what he was letting himself in for. It was all there in the script. Within minutes of appearing on a TV screen in his first major role, playing a 15-year-old schoolboy, he'd be having his naked bum licked by a drug-taking club Lothario. "I was just thrown into this world and it was all so exciting, and I didn't really have any gauge of what was a normal day on a set and what wasn't," the actor says of his appearance in Channel 4's headline-rattling 1999 drama Queer as Folk. "But I was a pretty fearless kid. I was just amazed that I'd been given this opportunity. I jumped in head first."
Friday 15 January 2010
Judd Apatow's third movie emerged into a Hollywood comedy landscape so saturated with his influence that the backlash was almost inevitable.
Sunday 13 December 2009
Wednesday 09 December 2009
It's not easy to predict whether a TV show will be a hit. For every Lost there's a The Nine, for every The Wire, a K-Ville and for every ER, a Three Rivers. So it's no surprise that when Fox first announced that their biggest new show of this year was Glee, a musical dramedy about a high school singing club created by Ryan Murphy, the twisted genius behind plastic surgery schlockfest Nip/Tuck and the brilliant but insane school drama Popular, most television insiders thought it would fail.
Sunday 30 August 2009
Wednesday 19 August 2009
Wednesday 22 July 2009
Friday 03 July 2009
Friday 26 June 2009
Sunday 14 June 2009
Friday 12 June 2009
Those experiencing Judd Apatow/Seth Rogen fatigue (include me here) may want to avoid another film about a bachelor weekend in Vegas that goes horribly wrong.
Monday 23 February 2009
Life: Grew up in Boyle in Ireland. Currently lives in Chalk Farm, north London
Sunday 22 February 2009
After three months of movie critics awards, audience awards and industry awards, Hollywood on Sunday finally gets down to the business of giving out its Academy Awards, the world's top film honours.
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
- 1 Jeremy Clarkson 'sees no problem' with his racist language on Top Gear, says BBC
- 2 Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
- 3 London restaurant 34 creates champagne glass modelled on Kate Moss’ left breast
- 4 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27
- 5 James Foley beheading: Fox news presenter Megyn Kelly annoyed by Ferguson update during broadcast about murdered journalist