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Tuesday 16 July 2013
Legend takes a less controversial tone, after God-baiting video for 'The Next Day'
Music videos: David Bowie's 'The Next Day' is not the first time a pop star has tried to emulate Christ
Thursday 09 May 2013
The latest stage of David Bowie’s remarkable comeback is a video for his song “The Next Day”. And he has chosen to mine the rich seam of Christian imagery, following a path set by a number of modern videos.
Friday 22 February 2013
Jacques Audiard DVD/Blu-ray (123mins)
The Sessions, Untouchable, Rust and Bone - it's great they're tackling disability, but where are the disabled actors?
Tuesday 22 January 2013
Hollywood and European cinema is breaking taboos about disabled people. Pity they forgot to hire disabled actors to play the leads.
Tuesday 15 January 2013
Is she finally out of the closet?
Saturday 08 December 2012
Saturday 27 October 2012
This fictional portrait of Jesus's mother breaks with tradition to deepen her humanity
Monday 22 October 2012
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.
Saturday 21 July 2012
Batman director Christopher Nolan issued a statement yesterday in response to the multiple shooting in Denver, expressing "profound sorrow at the senseless tragedy."
Tuesday 17 July 2012
Batman's back for a spectacular (if spectacularly long) adventure
Thursday 24 May 2012
Calling the all-powerful film mogul Harvey Weinstein a “douchbag” at a party packed with his movie peers is not a recommended formula for anyone wishing to thrive in Hollywood.
Sunday 20 May 2012
It's the rule in Cannes: arrive champing at the bit for drop-dead masterpieces, and be prepared to swallow a few disappointments before things really warm up.
Friday 18 May 2012
Crispian Mills, the lead singer of Kula Shaker, can thank a bit of Harry Potter magic for getting him into films, which has culminated in his directing a "semi-comedy" starring Simon Pegg.
Friday 10 February 2012
"Nostalgia is denial – denial of the painful present." Woody Allen's fixation with the past is explored in this magical-realist fantasy, his loveliest film for quite some time.
Sunday 21 August 2011
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.
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
Revealed: How the world gets rich – from privatising British public services
Myleene Klass: Ed Miliband 'strikes back' by comparing UK's need for Labour's mansion tax to Hear'Say track
- 1 To help fuel their propaganda machine against the poor, our government has now decided to redefine the word 'welfare'
- 2 Anti-gay hate preacher accidentally tweets 4,000 followers cartoon clip of him 'confessing' to be a 'homosexual sodomite'
- 3 Woman opens professional cuddling shop – gets 10,000 customers in first week
- 4 Grayson Perry: London needs affordable housing because 'rich people don't create culture'
- 5 Kenya bus attack: Al-Shabaab militants kill 28 non-Muslims who failed to recite Koran