This fictional portrait of Jesus's mother breaks with tradition to deepen her humanity
The London film festival ended late on Sunday with the European premiere of Mike Newell's Great Expectations and the release of figures showing public attendance at screenings across the capital this year had risen 12 percent to a record 149,000.
Batman director Christopher Nolan issued a statement yesterday in response to the multiple shooting in Denver, expressing "profound sorrow at the senseless tragedy."
Batman's back for a spectacular (if spectacularly long) adventure
In this sparkling French example of the old-friends-hanging-out sub-genre, the holidaying characters (played by Marion Cotillard and Francois Cluzet, among others) cover just about every imaginable relationship problem, and yet their dilemmas bubble to the surface at a natural, unforced rate, and the crises are offset by the ever-present humour.
Laurence Fishburne will play Perry White in 'Superman: Man of Steel'.
Every last cliché about Paris, courtesy of Woody
"You Brits will love the Kennedy story. It has all the pomp, sex, money and power struggles you expect from us colonials. Jackie was our queen, Jack our prince. All very royal in an American way."
They're still in with a prayer
The irrepressible Jonathan Ross, who promised himself a year off after leaving the BBC this summer, is to return to television next week as the face of specialist French film channel Cinemoi.
Christopher Nolan had the concept, the budget and the CGI – what a shame he fell asleep at the wheel
Christopher Nolan's Inception, like Pixar, works at the cutting edge of technological sophistication.
Through the fug of spray, wisps of copal incense and blockade of human-sized candles, the band at the back of the church crept into life with the Pink Panther theme tune. I grinned widely. The locals clearly had a sense of humour on this, the most solemn day in the Catholic calendar.
Oscar winner Marion Cotillard gasped in pain after France's culture minister accidentally stuck a pin into her chest as he decorated her with the Order of Arts and Letters yesterday
Johnny Depp and Christian Bale star in Michael Mann's gangster biopic as John Dillinger, the infamous bank-robber, and Melvin Purvis, the FBI agent assigned to bring him to justice.
Johnny Depp underacts and Christian Bale lacks charisma in the much-hyped 1930s gangster biopic