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
Arts and Entertainment
Life and Style
Life and Style
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
EU referendum: David Cameron's rules are a 'democratic disgrace', says French-born Scottish politician set to be denied a vote
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
SNP fury as HS2 finds 'no business case' for taking fast train service to Scotland
A nation of inequality: How the UK is failing to feed its most vulnerable people
EU referendum: David Cameron to deny EU migrants and under-18s the chance to vote
- 2 Wikipedia edits from inside Parliament removing scandals from MPs' pages, investigation finds
- 4 Johnny Depp facing 10 years in jail for illegally bringing dogs to Australia
- 5 Iran launches anti-Isis cartoon competition 'to expose true nature of Islamic State'