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Hollywood will doubtless be ruing its decision not to back the Liberace biopic Behind the Candelabra starring Michael Douglas in the title role after it was watched by 3.5 million people on subscription TV channel HBO.
And if you have it, you're likely to achieve more in life
Maybe in another world...US Political comedian Dean Obeidallah has put together a piece for CNN on why "Obama would make a great stand-up comic". The President has shown plenty of wit (some scripted) over the last five years, particularly at the White House Correspondents' Dinner. But Obeidallah contends it's not just delivery that makes Obama funny; "he uses jokes the same way many of us comedians do: as a weapon". Here's a selection of the President's best put-downs:
Head to Southern Belgium for a huge array of attractions, says Harriet O’Brien
The American film director Steven Soderbergh's career has had more twists and drama than the kind of Rat Pack remake that made his name.
A young politician (Matt Damon) catches a team of strange men in hats wielding mind probes. As one of them later puts it to him, he has just "seen through a curtain you weren't even supposed to know existed".
Working from a rare duffer of a script by Peter (Frost/Nixon) Morgan, Clint Eastwood directs this soggily religious, three-stranded ramble around the topic of life after death.
The President has rolled over to Wall Street completely, the star tells Tom Teodorczuk
Overworked, under-staffed...guardian angels don't have it easy either
Do we control our destiny, or do unseen forces manipulate us? Matt Damon stars in the thriller The Adjustment Bureau as a man who glimpses the future Fate has planned for him and realises he wants something else.
Watching the Academy Awards could send anyone to sleep, even if they're in the correct time zone. But organising your own sweepstake is one way to add some extra drama to proceedings on Sunday night.
Starring: Jeff Bridges, Hailee Steinfeld, Matt Damon, Josh Brolin
As the remake of True Grit hits our screens, the Coen brothers tell James Mottram why this acclaimed version of the classic Western is among their best work
Matt Damon feels he has had a lot of "luck" in his career.
Javier Bardem has so many troubles, some not of this world, even he can't rescue this artsy flop