The Independent's film critic selects the ten best festive flicks
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Friday 28 May 2010
Sunday 23 May 2010
Friday 21 May 2010
Saturday 08 May 2010
My parents ... instilled a real sense of priority in me; they made me realise that the most joyful and important things in life cost nothing. My dad worked for IBM – I was never quite sure what he did. My mum looked after me and my younger brother Charlie.
Thursday 18 March 2010
It's not easy being green, said Kermit, and what a delightful fellow he was. Turns out those who find it easy being green also find it easy being mean. A new survey from the University of Toronto, published in the journal Psychological Science, has found that environmentally aware consumers are prone to be sneaky and unkind.
Friday 19 February 2010
Friday 05 February 2010
Based on Osamu Tezuka's manga icon – a Japanese legend since 1951 – this American version of the airborne android has a likeable comic zip that just about carries off its runaway sci-fi extravagances.
Friday 20 November 2009
Monday 19 October 2009
Friday 11 September 2009
Saturday 05 September 2009
Sunday 23 August 2009
Tesco superstores across the country will soon offer DVD rentals on big new releases such as graphic-novel adaptation Watchmen and Knowing, the Nicholas Cage flick. The FTSE 100 grocer is expected to sign a deal in the coming weeks with Cheltenham-based The Movie Booth, which will provide DVD kiosks in more than 100 stores. Tesco has already tested the kiosks in Ireland. Each automated kiosk holds 620 films, each of which rents for £2 a night. Spanish-born entrepreneur, Carlos Marco Rider, founded The Movie Booth last year.
Friday 29 May 2009
It seems storyboarding can never get too small for Hollywood. Plans are coming together to draw up a big-screen adaptation of 'Bazooka Joe', the comic strip that comes with Bazooka bubble gum.
Friday 22 May 2009
As a blockbuster that's intended to turn history into, like, fun for kids, this is not as irksome as Nicolas Cage's two National Treasure movies.
Friday 27 March 2009
Paranormal communication, clairvoyance, visitors from another world, and Nicolas Cage as an astrophysics professor.
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