Quentin Tarantino's interview outburst tarnishes violent cinema

Tarantino refused to comment on the violent nature of Django Unchained in an interview with Krishnan Guru-Murthy

Golden Globes: Wins for Ben Affleck, Anne Hathaway and Adele, as Jodie Foster comes out

Ben Affleck won a surprise double at last night’s Golden Globes, securing the Best Film (Drama) and Best Director prizes for his Iran hostage drama, Argo.

Adele’s 21 has topped the US album chart for a second year

Oscar nominations to be announced

All-conquering Adele will find out if she has a chance of adding an Oscar to her armful of awards when the nominations for Hollywood's big night are announced later today.

DVD & Blu-ray review: The Baytown Outlaws (15) Barry Battles (99mins)

This violent actioner opens with three redneck brothers massacring 13 heavily tattooed chaps in their Alabama home. Turns out they've slaughtered the wrong mob.

Page 3 Profile: Quentin Tarantino, director of Django unchained

So the director of spectacularly violent cult classics is back?

Actor Samuel L Jackson appears on the Wake The Fuck Up video narrating an Obama kids' story

Samuel L. Jackson goads a journalist into saying the N-word at Django junket

Quentin Tarantino is no stranger to criticism for his liberal use of the N-word in dialogue for African-American characters. Whatever you think about the use of the word in general, at least in his latest movie, slavery-era revenge epic Django Unchained, there is historical context.

Jamie Foxx in 'Django Unchained'

Quentin Tarantino accused of ‘Blaxploitation’ by Spike Lee... again

Lee restarts feud with director over excessive use of the ‘n-word’ in latest film

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Postponing Django Unchained in the wake of Sandy Hook sends the wrong message

Although everyone is shocked at the tragedy, cancelling screenings isn't necessarily the right move

Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained premiere called off after Sandy Hook massacre

Despite the film's director Quentin Tarantino defending onscreen violence at a press conference on Saturday, distributors have decided to forgo the scheduled Los Angeles premiere

'Give me a break' - Tarantino tires of defending ultra-violent films after Sandy Hook massacre

The Django Unchained director spoke at a press conference in New York a day after Friday's Connecticut massacre

Daniel Day-Lewis portraying Abraham Lincoln in the film 'Lincoln'

Lincoln leads Golden Globes battle with seven nominations

But Argo and Django Unchained are also front-runners with five nods each

Film review: Seven Psychopaths - a dogfight unfolds as Marty loses the plot

Starring: Colin Farrell, Sam Rockwell, Christopher Walken

Call of the wild: Colin Farrell and Sam Rockwell in 'Seven Psychopaths'
Russell Crowe in 'Les Miserables'. Running time: 160 minutes

It’s going to be epic: film fans set for numb bums as running times go up

Blockbuster Christmas releases clock in at 140 minutes and more

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Chuka Umunna: A virus of racism runs through Ukip

The shadow business secretary on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband
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Yemen's exotic war will soon affect Europe

Terrorism and boatloads of desperate migrants will be the outcome of the Saudi air campaign, says Patrick Cockburn
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Marginal Streets project documents voters

Independent photographers Joseph Fox and Orlando Gili are uploading two portraits of constituents to their website for each day of the campaign
Game of Thrones: Visit the real-life kingdom of Westeros to see where violent history ends and telly tourism begins

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How to survive a social-media mauling, by the tough women of Twitter

How to survive a Twitter mauling

Mary Beard, Caroline Criado-Perez, Louise Mensch, Bunny La Roche and Courtney Barrasford reveal how to trounce the trolls
Gallipoli centenary: At dawn, the young remember the young who perished in one of the First World War's bloodiest battles

At dawn, the young remember the young

A century ago, soldiers of the Empire – many no more than boys – spilt on to Gallipoli’s beaches. On this 100th Anzac Day, there are personal, poetic tributes to their sacrifice
Dissent is slowly building against the billions spent on presidential campaigns – even among politicians themselves

Follow the money as never before

Dissent is slowly building against the billions spent on presidential campaigns – even among politicians themselves, reports Rupert Cornwell
Samuel West interview: The actor and director on austerity, unionisation, and not mentioning his famous parents

Samuel West interview

The actor and director on austerity, unionisation, and not mentioning his famous parents
General Election 2015: Imagine if the leading political parties were fashion labels

Imagine if the leading political parties were fashion labels

Fashion editor, Alexander Fury, on what the leaders' appearances tell us about them
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: Home can be the unsafest place for women

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: Home can be the unsafest place for women

The architect of the HeForShe movement and head of UN Women on the world's failure to combat domestic violence
Public relations as 'art'? Surely not

Confessions of a former PR man

The 'art' of public relations is being celebrated by the V&A museum, triggering some happy memories for DJ Taylor
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Bill Granger's luxurious sweet treats

Our chef loves to stop for 30 minutes to catch up on the day's gossip, while nibbling on something sweet
London Marathon 2015: Paula Radcliffe and the mother of all goodbyes

The mother of all goodbyes

Paula Radcliffe's farewell to the London Marathon will be a family affair
Everton vs Manchester United: Steven Naismith demands 'better' if Toffees are to upset the odds against United

Steven Naismith: 'We know we must do better'

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