22-year-old adult James Ashford recently visited Harry Potter World on his own. This is his sorry tale
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Sunday 25 February 1996
Only one woman in Hollywood specialises in thrillers. Sarah Gristwood meets Kathryn Bigelow, director of 'Strange Days'
Sunday 05 March 1995
COMPETITION: GLENN GOULD VIDEOS; PLUS `QUIZ SHOW' WINNERS
Wednesday 22 February 1995
Will British theatre survive beyond the millennium? In the first of a series on the state of the nation's drama, Richard Eyre, the National's artistic director, offers Clare Bayley his vision for the future
Sunday 19 February 1995
COMPETITION (BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE MAKERS OF `QUIZ SHOW')
Friday 17 February 1995
Heart-throb Ralph Fiennes takes on the ultimate actor's challenge of Hamlet, promising tinseltown glitz for a grey part of town, says Genevieve Fox
FILM / Lest We Forget: One of the all-time great films opens this week: Steven Spielberg's 'Schindler's List'. Quentin Curtis reviews it
Sunday 13 February 1994
THERE IS a question that may nag at you during the three hours of Schindler's List: why am I watching this? It may be prompted by one of the summary executions that stain the screen like the blood of their victims seeping through the snow - by the sight of a German soldier murdering a Jew with a prim flick of the revolver, as if giving a final flourish of the pen to a death warrant. Or by the prisoners arriving at a re-created Auschwitz, built for the film alongside the original, to be greeted by an orgy of shouting and the steaming breath of guard-dogs. Why am I watching this? What business has entertainment with atrocity?
FILM / Pitiful monsters: The Plaszow camp re-created in Schindler's List looks horrifyingly authentic. Not so its commandant, Amon Goeth. To shock his audience, the film director Steven Spielberg gives the monster a more human face than history would allow
Wednesday 09 February 1994
Nazis] I hate these guys]': thus the intrepid and right-thinking Indy (Harrison Ford) in Steven Spielberg's Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. The line is plainly a gag, but it's an uneasy one. Somewhere within it is the nagging awareness that the prime audience for Spielberg's movies is made up of those frighteningly innocent high school children who, asked to explain the significance of the word 'Holocaust', replied that it was a Jewish holiday.
Sunday 17 January 1993
voicesEmanuel Sidea: Whether the next PM is called Cameron or Miliband doesn't really matter to Europe
Arts and Entertainment
Life and Style
peopleJoey Essex makes big discoveries on his political TV debut
Life and Style
In defence of liberal democracy
General Election 2015: Post-election 'shambles' looms as 70 per cent of voters say SNP 'should not be able to veto UK government policies'
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
General election live: SNP suspends two members for disrupting Labour rally
Schools forced to act as 'miniature welfare states' with teachers buying underwear and even haircuts for poor pupils
- 1 Boston Marathon runner's search for mystery man she kissed ends with letter from his wife
- 3 Frankie Boyle on Scottish independence: 'In the Interests of Unity, F**k Off'
- 4 How to gain confidence and maximise your sexual potential
- 5 Chinese theme park sets up 'death simulator' where volunteers can experience being cremated