1. Simon and Garfunkel's The Concert in Central Park
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Tuesday 22 December 2009
The results of The Independent's 2009 Christmas charity auction are in. A fantastic £38,836.11 was raised, with the proceeds being divided between Actionaid, Computer Aid International and Peace Direct. Many thanks for their generosity to all our readers who bid
Sunday 22 November 2009
Friday 16 October 2009
When Forbes magazine recently published a list of the most bankable actress in Hollywood, Naomi Watts was the surprising name at the top of the list.
Friday 13 February 2009
A bestseller in her native France, this memoir-come-treatise explains how Virginie Despentes came to write the controversial 1994 novel and 2000 film, Baise Moi.
Sunday 08 February 2009
Virginie Despentes is best known for her controversial 1995 novel and 2000 film, Baise-Moi, about a prostitute and a rape victim who go on a killing spree. King Kong Theory is a free-ranging feminist manifesto that gives a little backdrop to that novel (Despentes's own ordeal being gang-raped, for instance) and details her other first-hand experiences of prostitution and pornography.
Sunday 27 July 2008
Ten years after providing one of the most disturbing experiences in cinema, Michael Haneke is at it again with the same film. The difference with this reprise of 'Funny Games' is the cast.
Friday 20 June 2008
How did a deleted scene from The Wizard of Oz come to hold all the clues to David Lynch's Mulholland Drive? The 1939 film starring Judy Garland originally contained a dance number called The Jitterbug. Costing $80,000 to make and taking five weeks to shoot, it was part of a larger subplot that was jettisoned in earlier script re-writes.
Wednesday 24 May 2006
The prospect of a knockout bid for Ottakar's faded further yesterday after the bookstore chain revealed sales had continued to slump in the past two months.
Friday 21 February 2003
Sunday 14 March 1999
Monday 08 February 1999
Thursday 03 September 1998
Sunday 09 March 1997
Sunday 17 November 1996
From comic strip to action film: a tall order, but somehow Tank Girl manages to be more than just a Mad Maxine.
Thursday 22 June 1995
9 reasons Greece's experiment with the radical left is doomed to failure
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
Have we reached 'peak food'? Shortages loom as global production rates slow
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
- 2 Russian girl takes her own life after parents find pornography on her computer
- 4 Ball pool for adults opens in London
- 5 Amal Clooney gives excellent response to fashion question at European Court of Human Rights