1. Simon and Garfunkel's The Concert in Central Park
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Friday 04 January 2013
Saturday 25 August 2012
Nicola Benedetti believes that film music is the primary contemporary conduit for classical or orchestral music.
Saturday 16 June 2012
"You are a scared, heartless, horrible little man!" screams Clyde Tolson (Armie Hammer) to his long-term companion J Edgar Hoover (Leonardo DiCaprio), the first director of the FBI, in Clint Eastwood's bloated biopic, focusing on this monster's rise to power and his closet homosexuality.
Sunday 15 April 2012
When Daniel Craig moves to the suburbs with his wife, Rachel Weisz, his life seems to be perfect. But is it? Well, no, of course it's not.
Friday 13 April 2012
Couples in movies should never move to a quaint house in the countryside, near the woods.
Friday 20 January 2012
J.Edgar - starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Armie Hammer, Judi Dench, Naomi Watts W.E. - starring: Abbie Cornish, Andrea Riseborough, James D'Arcy, Oscar Isaac
Saturday 14 January 2012
IMHO... We'll miss bookshops when they're gone, if only for the weird things customers say in them
Friday 06 January 2012
Friday 09 December 2011
"It's on the news, that means it's real," maintains Charlie (Riley Griffiths) to his best pal, Joseph (Joel Courtney).
Saturday 13 August 2011
When a reviewer writes of an animal themed film that the chimpanzee/rabbit/St Bernard gives a better performance than the lead actor, it's generally meant as a poor reflection on the human star. In the case of this week's biggest release, it's a measure of the brilliance of the beast.
Sunday 17 July 2011
Woody Allen's latest is a slapdash comedy drama set in London.
Friday 15 July 2011
"I need direction," whines Gemma Jones's jilted wife to a swami (Pauline Collins).
Friday 20 May 2011
David Lynch aficionados will soon have a new temple to worship at. The cult auteur's latest project is designing a club in Paris. Club Silencio gets its name from the fictional establishment featured in Lynch's lauded 2001 movie Mulholland Drive. Lynch has designed the entire interior of the club, including some striking pieces of furniture. A surreal wooden-speaker stack seems to resemble a nightmarish appropriation of the face of a child's cuddly toy – the eyes being the two circular speaker cones. He's also designed several bespoke chairs and an asymmetrical double sofa, footstool and side- table combination.
Friday 18 March 2011
Monday 17 May 2010
Katie Hopkins continues campaign to become Britain's most hated talking head with poorly timed Bob Crow tweet
Ukip and Nigel Farage on course for remarkable victory in European elections
No EU referendum under Labour: Ed Miliband to reveal that vote on membership is ‘unlikely’ in next Parliament if party wins power
Tony Benn was entirely ineffectual - and usually wrong
The rise of Ukip: Study warns Labour that Eurosceptic party's electoral base now 'more working class than any of the main parties'
Europeans have ‘got whiter’ due to natural selection in past 5,000 years, scientists say
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