Sleep easy, America: a clear and present threat to national security has once more been averted by your intelligence services.
Be it a look, a line, a kiss, a joke or a gesture, a swift and seemingly incidental detail can often secure a movie's place in our affections. Ben Walsh picks 30 of the finest
When a 14-year-old (Atonement's Saoirse Ronan) is murdered by the world's most obvious serial killer (Stanley Tucci), she wakes up in a surreal CGI limbo, and peeks back through the ether at her grieving family (Mark Wahlberg, Rachel Weisz, Susan Sarandon).
Even solid relationships do not seem to survive the apparent triumph of the Best Actress Academy Award. The winner gets a gong but loses her husband
I'm now 21, but I definitely read more books when I was a teenager. These days, I'm reading more film scripts than books – but I can't say what for because it's secret! I enjoy reading books on criminology about hard guys and drug dealers. I read the autobiographies of Curtis Warren, Roy "Pretty Boy" Shaw, Lenny McLean, and Charles Bronson. I had a crack at No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies by Naomi Klein, but didn't finish it.