Author insists comparison is meant as a compliment and tribute to star
British star Tom Hiddleston has toppled Twilight's Robert Pattinson from his position as "sexiest actor alive", according to a new poll.
Alice Jones' Arts Diary
All my novels are essentially about falling in love and getting a house Well, that's what my husband told me a few years ago. It sounds like a very material view of the world but the house symbolises so much of where our fortunes are sited. For me, growing up, I always wanted a safe home, which was hard for my mother to provide after she was widowed and left with two children to raise on her own.
The US summer movie season opens with a blast Friday as Disney's much-anticipated, $220 million "The Avengers" storms onto more than 4,000 domestic screens with expectations that it could earn between $150 million and $170 million in its first weekend. The record is held by last year's "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" at $169.2 million.
Richard Branson's airline investigates claims that passengers' flight plans were 'sold' to photo agency
The latest poster for superhero movie The Avengers features Iron Man, about to deliver an energy bolt (or something) to some off-camera baddie. Nearby, Captain America and Thor, God of Thunder, stare heroically into the middle distance.
Remember Once, the charming, low-budget film about an Irish busker and a Czech cleaner who meet and make beautiful music together?
High-profile couples head for the divorce courts every year. But 2010 was different, argues Liz Hoggard, because thanks to social media, nothing was private
Rigby & Peller, the corsetier to the Queen and many Hollywood A-listers, may offer bras up to a formidable size M cup. Where profits are concerned, however, it is not so well-endowed: according to its latest annual accounts, the company made a loss of £214,000 last year, compared with a pre-tax profit of £168,000 the year before.
Marvel Studios are revving up for superhero team-up movie The Avengers, and Iron Man 2 doesn't do much except mark time until that comes along in 2012.
Is fashion meant to be flattering?
A musical diversion that doesn't get lost in translation
Colonies are being destroyed by disease, but a new wave of hobbyists with hives in their gardens could hold the key to restocking the population. Jonathan Owen reports
This breezy tale of two American tourists (Scarlett Johansson and Rebecca Hall) who have their hormones and preconceptions shaken by two Spanish artists (Javier Bardem and Penélope Cruz) is the return to form Woody Allen fans had given up hoping for.
Make-up artist Julianne Kaye has penned a roman à clef about her A-list career. Should her ex-clients be worried? Guy Adams reports