The success of the film's soundtrack has been key
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Thursday 14 May 2009
Despite being just the fourth female president of the jury in 62 years, actress Isabelle Huppert said this meant little to her, or to womankind. "I don't believe there are male and female forms of writing," said the recipient of two previous Cannes Best Actress awards, "Cinema is universal." But fellow juror and British writer Hanif Kureishi questioned the lack of diversity: "I'm not sure we have had a black or Asian [president] and I'm not sure when that will occur."
Monday 23 February 2009
Here is a complete list of winners at the 81st Academy Awards.
Sunday 08 February 2009
Thursday 29 January 2009
Friday 23 January 2009
This is the complete list of the 2009 Academy Award nominations:
Sunday 30 November 2008
Tuesday 29 July 2008
Generally, I approach family films with a certain degree of caution. In my experience, while the species of the characters change, the stories of all these cleverly animated productions are pretty similar – and not very good. However, I'd heard good things about Wall-E. I'd heard that this time that it would be different. And it was.
Sunday 20 July 2008
Friday 18 July 2008
Sunday 13 July 2008
Sunday 06 July 2008
You get the feeling watching Kung Fu Panda that they came up with the title and the range of toys first, and didn't start thinking about the story until much, much later.
Thursday 01 May 2008
Tomorrow, 'Iron Man' kicks off a blockbuster summer at the cinema. With such a vast array to choose from, Tim Walker picks the films to watch out for.
Sunday 27 April 2008
Thursday 17 April 2008
Wednesday 02 April 2008
A few months ago, at a dinner, I sat opposite a snail. Well, actually, it was a male human being, but I'll always think of him as a snail. And so, I imagine, will everyone else. For this was Lord Baker of Dorking, former chairman of the Conservative party, historian, editor of poetry anthologies and member of the House of Lords. Most famous, however, thanks to a latex puppet which disappeared from our television screens 15 years ago, for being a snail.
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