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Wednesday 04 November 2009
If you're not already bamboozled by the sheer number of different ways you can get your hands on movies, hold on tight because yet another means of movie procurement is about to hit the US and the world.
Wednesday 28 October 2009
The Met Office has declared that this autumn is officially an Indian summer, predicting balmy temperatures of 21C in the South-east and Midlands tomorrow. What better way to celebrate the arrival of "summer" – and save some money during half-term – than with some leaf peeping? This activity – taking a walk in the woods to admire the glorious leaves, not spying on your neighbour through the garden hedge – has been popular in the US for years. But while New England's trees certainly put on an impressive display, our own woodlands also make a splendid seasonal splash. Here are some of the best spots for kaleidoscopic leafy loveliness.
Sunday 25 October 2009
Barnstorming title, shame about the slick but empty cartoon that goes with it. Its heroine is a 50ft woman (voiced by Reese Witherspoon) who is recruited by the US government to repel an alien invasion, alongside a few other classic movie monsters.
Tuesday 06 October 2009
Wolves have reported Bolton to the Premier League for an illegal approach made to academy player Mark Connolly.
Wednesday 19 August 2009
Wednesday 12 August 2009
Sunday 02 August 2009
When is a horror film not a horror film? When it's a sober social drama about life in a concrete Stockholm suburb in the 1980s, and when it's a sensitive portrait of the friendship which develops between two lonely children - one of whom happens to be a vampire. There are bursts of black comedy and some ingeniously choreographed throat-biting, but LTROI never gives way to horror cliche. It's the wintry atmosphere that lingers as much as the severed heads.
Sunday 26 July 2009
Friday 24 July 2009
There's plenty to admire on this follow-up to 2007's The State Of Things, not least Jon McClure's swashbuckling political commentaries, which state much the same things as before, but with added panache.
Sunday 28 June 2009
Sam Mendes' 1950s-set suburban drama doesn't quite work in these credit-crunched times.
Sunday 21 June 2009
The news that Harrison Ford is Hollywood's highest-earning actor may come as a surprise to some. After all, isn't he a bit of a has-been? His last film, Crossing Over, grossed less than $500,000 at the US box office. Yet according to Forbes, the 66-year-old action star earned nearly $65m in the 12 months between June 2008 and 2009. How did he manage it?
Tuesday 16 June 2009
Harrison Ford has topped Forbes magazine's list of Top Earning Actors, after raking in £43.3 million in the last 12 months.
Friday 01 May 2009
Saturday 25 April 2009
Friday 24 April 2009
Known in Hollywood simply as McG, the former video and music producer and director is in talks to bring the Broadway rock musical 'Spring Awakening' to the big screen.
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- 2 Maisie Williams has an excellent message for one confused fan
- 3 There is something wrong but very right about this Bible illustration
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- 5 Tampon tax scrapped in Canada after petition convinces conservative government