A tender drama that takes a hold
Music: I've been listening to this group from Australia called Miami Horror. Their album 'Illumination' is brilliant, it's incredible dance music. There's also a female rapper called Nicki Minaj, whose new album 'Pink Friday' is brilliant. And Kanye West's latest 'My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy' is amazing. I bought the new Take That album 'Progress' the other day. It's nice. It's more like their earlier stuff – I like it.
Prospect of 'the next Lomu' taking on England today is dominating the agenda, reports Winston Aldworth in Auckland
Faith-based films are proving to be big box-office in America. Kaleem Aftab asks if pushing religion on screen will appeal to cinema audiences in Britain
Having recently fronted what has to be regarded as one of the most hapless political coup attempts in modern memory, it would be fair to venture that Geoff Hoon's stock hasn't exactly rocketed in subsequent weeks.
The UK premiere of The Blind Side has been scrapped after its Oscar-winning star Sandra Bullock pulled out of the event.
In the end, like a well-made film, it all went according to the script: a David versus Goliath battle saw the little guy triumph, Kathryn Bigelow scored a historic first for female film-makers, and The Hurt Locker walked away with six awards, including Best Picture and Best Director, at the 82nd Academy Awards in Los Angeles.
The days when the film industry put millions into the pockets of its biggest stars – no questions asked – are over, reports Guy Adams
At 16, he was destitute and illiterate, his father dead and his mother addicted to crack cocaine. Now he is one of American football's biggest stars – and his life the subject of a Hollywood film. Rupert Cornwell tells the extraordinary story of Michael Oher
"The Proposal's" Sandra Bullock, Oscar nominee Thomas Haden Church, and "The Hangover's" Bradley Cooper star in a hilarious tale of a woman who, after falling hard for a guy, thinks they're an item; unfortunately, he thinks she's stalking him!
Another dagger in the back of romantic comedy.
Ryan Reynolds, Mr Scarlett Johansson, is Hollywood's new go-to hunk, equally at home in horror and rom-com. By Lesley O'Toole