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Monday 20 August 2012
No one ever mistook Tony Scott for a great dramatist. He was a director critics loved to hate for his slick barrage of images at the expense of story. The filmmaker did not dazzle the imagination with visions of lost or alien worlds, like brother Ridley Scott.
Wednesday 01 August 2012
YouTube's inaugural film festival has selected 10 short films that it will send to the Venice Film Festival.
Tuesday 03 July 2012
You might have thought that little could go wrong in a drama series starring the wonderfully intense Chistopher Eccleston and the equally wonderful Dervla Kirwan – he as a craggy-faced councillor with a drink habit and she as has his fulminating wife. But things went skew-whiff pretty quickly in the first episode of Blackout. Some of the skewing was intentional.
Saturday 09 June 2012
Britain in a Day
Saturday 02 June 2012
I finally "got" Wes Anderson the other day. Which is not to say that I hadn't "got" him before – in the sense of liking his work and always being willing to substitute his vision of the world for mine for an hour or two. Though I'm not very fond of fey art-house whimsy (see references to Miranda July passim), there has always been something about.
Sunday 20 May 2012
It's no surprise Ridley Scott is to remake his sci-fi action thriller with a woman in the lead role. David Connett explains
Saturday 19 May 2012
Saturday 28 April 2012
It was a relief for the LA movie production community when a California state assembly committee said yes to a five-year extension for the state's tax-incentive programme.
Friday 23 March 2012
Cinematic dystopias are having a big year. The biggest, in fact, since 2009, when The Road and Terminator: Salvation both warned of a bad future. Now, we have The Hunger Games, which takes place in a US ravaged by some sort of (yes) "apocalyptic" event. Then there's the remake of Judge Dredd called Dredd. Finally, another dystopian remake, of Total Recall, set in a Fascist future where "Euroamerica" and "New Shanghai" vie for global superiority.
Saturday 17 March 2012
A household name in his native France, where Libération dedicated six pages as well as its front page to his passing, the visionary comic book artist Jean Giraud enjoyed a multi-faceted career.
Tuesday 21 February 2012
They're the stealthy elite squad who killed Bin Laden, but now a team of real US Navy Seals have stepped out of the shadows to star in a movie
Friday 20 January 2012
On screen Sigourney Weaveris fearless and Amazonian. Arifa Akbar finds out how the off-screen version measures up
Friday 20 January 2012
On screen the actor is fearless and Amazonian. Arifa Akbar finds out how the off-screen version measures up
Tuesday 09 August 2011
The Blade Runner is finally going to take on the world.
Thursday 21 July 2011
Oscar Pistorius had a night without sleep after achieving his dream of an "A" standard 400m qualifying time for both the World Championships and Olympic Games at a meeting in Lignano, Italy, on Tuesday.
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again. It would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish Independence Referendum: Salmond described as 'arrogant, ambitious and dishonest' by Scottish women
- 1 Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again. It would be immoral to bring it into the world'
- 2 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns aged 27
- 3 World peace? These are the only 11 countries in the world that are actually free from conflict
- 4 Nicki Minaj finally releases predictable 'Anaconda' video
- 5 James Foley 'beheading': Met police warn public watching murder video could be criminal offence