There were jokes, memes and serious criticism of the Hollywood star's trip to Mexico
There has been no suggestion Rolling Stone or Penn tipped off the authorities as to what they were doing
The Mexican Attorney General is seeking to interview Penn to shed more light on how El Chapo evaded the law
The interview took place last October and has been published in Rolling Stone magazine
Curious about the history of our planet, but quite busy today? Internet artists melodysheep have the solution. They've edited together various pieces of footage and some lovely music to create a visualisation of the entire history of our planet in under two minutes.
Two magicians at crossed wands are heading to court over the rights to a magic trick.
Bittersweet Tautou is a blessed relief after an earful of slimy green alien
The normally straight-laced actor is a hoot as an aimless, ageing rock star who finds redemption pursuing a Nazi war criminal in this strange, warm and humorous take on the road movie
Terrence Malick is the invisible filmmaker. He never gives interviews and refuses to have his picture taken. Inevitably, this has created an air of mystery around him. There is a suspicion that he must be a Stanley Kubrick-like recluse: an eccentric visionary with strange foibles. However, speak to key collaborators on his most recent film, The Tree of Life (which won the Palme d'Or in Cannes and is released in the UK tomorrow), and what is immediately apparent is the affection in which he is held, and the eagerness that top technicians and actors all have to work with him.
If you find yourself in Paris this weekend, you could do worse than call into Magnum Photos to get your holiday snaps taken by Martin Parr. The acclaimed chronicler of English suburbia and seaside will set up a studio on Rue Hégésippe Moreau between 2pm and 6pm on Saturday, taking portraits of the public on a first-come, first-served basis. Two backdrops – clouds or tropical flowers – are available and props, pets or costumes are encouraged. Part of Magnum Days, a weekend of events in Montmartre for photography lovers, the afternoon session may also invigorate Parr's working practice. He recently blogged: "The Fine Art and Documentary photographers take great pride in thinking themselves superior to the family snap shooter or the amateur photographer. However, after 30/40 years of viewing our work, I've come to the conclusion that we are too fairly predictable in what we photograph. I include myself in this and have been very careful to try and think of new territories to explore". An A4 signed print costs €250 while A3 goes up to €400. Not bad if you consider that Parr's 1998 portrait of a dog in sunglasses and a Fergie bow sold at auction two months ago for around $10,000 (€7,000).
Most directors would bask in the limelight of a Palme d'Or win, but Malick did what he always does – watch from the shadows. Luke Blackall profiles the reclusive genius
A rambling Turkish philosophical thriller led the field, says Jonathan Romney
Gus Van Sant's heartfelt, fast-moving biopic depicts Harvey Milk's progression from closeted New York stockbroker to campaigning San Francisco demagogue to America's first openly gay elected official in 1978.
Actor Sean Penn withdrew his petition to separate from his wife of 13 years.
The cast of Slumdog Millionaire added yet another piece of silverware to the film's bulging trophy cabinet last night, when they rounded off a hat-trick of British wins at the Screen Actors Guild awards in Los Angeles.
Sean Penn's portrayal of America's first openly gay man in public office is full of exuberance and joy