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The film made less than £50 after being on release for a week

Robinson pays back fans' faith

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Italian screenwriter dies at 90

The Oscar-nominated screenwriter Furio Scarpelli, who co-wrote some of the best post-war Italian comedies and the spaghetti western The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, starring Clint Eastwood died yesterday.

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Status anxieties? Stale sex? This could be the perfect date movie

Amy Jenkins: This fantasy of niceness denies us healthy anger

As Jung and Freud knew, dark feelings should be invited out into the light

David Mills: Television writer and producer who worked on The Wire and NYPD Blue

The recent debut of Treme, the new HBO series from David Simon and many of the team who worked on The Wire, was, from a critical standpoint, the most eagerly anticipated television event in America of the year so far. But Treme, set in New Orleans in the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, was given a sadder overtone when, just two weeks before the debut, the writer-producer David Mills suffered an aneurysm and died, aged 48, while supervising a shoot at the city's famed Cafe Du Monde.

Street star Bill Tarmey announces retirement

Coronation Street veteran Bill Tarmey, who plays Jack Duckworth, will be retiring after 30 years on the ITV soap, the actor said today.

Britain's first family of acting mourns loss of its father figure

Corin Redgrave, the eminent stage and screen actor who was a member of Britain's most illustrious acting dynasty, has died aged 70, his family announced yesterday. As the uncle of the late actress, Natasha Richardson, who died last March after a skiing accident, this is the second tragedy to hit the Redgrave family in the just over 12 months.

Jez Butterworth: King of Jerusalem

Well connected and blessed with a sharp wit, the English playwright is destined for recognition at the Olivier Awards this weekend

Tina Fey - From spoofer to movie stardom

Tina Fey became famous globally for her take-offs of Sarah Palin, but had already won awards for Saturday Night Live. She tells Gill Pringle about Date Night, her new comedy with Office star Steve Carell

Win tickets to the premiere of 'Nanny McPhee And The Big Bang'

To celebrate the release of Nanny McPhee And The Big Bang, in cinemas on 26th March, we’ve teamed up with Universal to give one lucky winner a chance to win a pair tickets to the UK premiere on 24th March in London.

Liz Hoggard: I had to wait for a mortgage, and so can you

I permitted myself a wry smile when news broke yesterday that Generation Y – those born in and after the late 80s – have an inflated sense of their own worth.

Leading article: Celebrate the silver screen

It's been an ill-tempered run-up to Oscar night, with back-biting and rule-breaking and recriminations galore. But even in these recession-hit times, the glitz will return the instant they roll out the red carpet.

Women directors on the right track

Kathryn Bigelow has a good chance of becoming the first woman to win the Best Director Oscar. But, says Holly Williams, she's not the only female film-maker on the verge of a breakthrough

The Last Word: Destruction of English dream will be legacy of Terry's disgrace

I liked Richard Keys' drum roll the best. "Coming up, the most eagerly awaited Fair Play handshake of all time." It captured the absurdity of the non-event superbly. Keys actually downplayed it; this was the most eagerly awaited handshake since Yitzhak Rabin reluctantly touched flesh with Yasser Arafat on the White House lawn.

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US betrayal of old ally brings limited reward

Since the accord, the Turks have only waged war on Kurds while no US bomber has used Incirlik airbase, says Patrick Cockburn
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VIPs gather for opening of second Suez Canal - but is it really needed?
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Jeremy Corbyn dresses abysmally. That's a great thing because it's genuine

Fashion editor, Alexander Fury, applauds a man who clearly has more important things on his mind
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Aches, pains and an inkling of mortality

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Man Booker Prize 2015: Anna Smaill - How can I possibly be on the list with these writers I have idolised?

'How can I possibly be on the list with these writers I have idolised?'

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The historian on how Socrates would have solved Greece's problems
Art of the state: Pyongyang propaganda posters to be exhibited in China

Art of the state

Pyongyang propaganda posters to be exhibited in China
Mildreds and Vanilla Black have given vegetarian food a makeover in new cookbooks

Vegetarian food gets a makeover

Long-time vegetarian Holly Williams tries to recreate some of the inventive recipes in Mildreds and Vanilla Black's new cookbooks
The haunting of Shirley Jackson: Was the gothic author's life really as bleak as her fiction?

The haunting of Shirley Jackson

Was the gothic author's life really as bleak as her fiction?
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Ashes 2015: Tourists are limp, leaderless and distinctly UnAustralian

Tourists are limp, leaderless and distinctly UnAustralian

A woefully out-of-form Michael Clarke embodies his team's fragile Ashes campaign, says Michael Calvin
Blairites be warned, this could be the moment Labour turns into Syriza

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Blairites be warned, this could be the moment Labour turns into Syriza
HMS Victory: The mystery of Britain's worst naval disaster is finally solved - 271 years later

The mystery of Britain's worst naval disaster is finally solved - 271 years later

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Survivors of the Nagasaki atomic bomb attack: Japan must not abandon its post-war pacifism

'I saw people so injured you couldn't tell if they were dead or alive'

Nagasaki survivors on why Japan must not abandon its post-war pacifism
Jon Stewart: The voice of Democrats who felt Obama had failed to deliver on his 'Yes We Can' slogan, and the voter he tried hardest to keep onside

The voter Obama tried hardest to keep onside

Outgoing The Daily Show host, Jon Stewart, became the voice of Democrats who felt the President had failed to deliver on his ‘Yes We Can’ slogan. Tim Walker charts the ups and downs of their 10-year relationship on screen