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Terry Gilliam

ICA: Trouble at Mall

The ICA’s director is stepping down amid reports of resignations and staff revolt. But is this crisis just a symptom of the sickness of the avant-garde?

British actor tasked with rebooting 'Spider-Man'

Two years ago, a young British actor called Andrew Garfield gave an interview to this newspaper in which he was asked about a string of plaudits that had seen him included in Variety's prestigious list of future Hollywood stars. "Well, whatever," he replied. "I'm only 24, so who knows...I resent it when someone tells me 'this is your time'." Today, even Garfield will find it hard to deny that that time is now.

ENO podcast: Edward Gardner

Edward Gardner is no longer English National Opera's best kept secret. The former choral scholar and repetiteur goes from strength to strength helming ENO through productive and interesting times.

Cultural Life: Jamie Cullum, musician

I became a member of Jack White's Third Man Records' 7-inch vinyl record singles club, which I thought was a great idea. I particularly like Dan Sartain, who is signed to the label. I also love Sweet Billy Pilgrim's album 'Twice Born Men'. It has been a while since I've played a record over and over again like this.

What is power dressing?

Key looks for autumn/winter 2009 according to Alexander McQueen, Marc Jacobs, Prada, Balmain and Balenciaga

Cursed genius: Terry Gilliam

Bad luck seems to hover over the visionary film director, but even the death of his leading actor has failed to stop his latest work

An act of Paloma Faith

Burlesque, magic and modelling – Paloma Faith has done it all. Fiona Sturges meets the multi-talented popstar

More headlines

From tragedy to farce: Heath Ledger's final act

Terry Gilliam managed to complete his latest film, 'The Imaginarium of Dr Parnassus', despite the death of its star midway through production. But we may never get to see it. Guy Adams reports

Council lifts 'Life of Brian' ban

The famous Monty Python comedy The Life of Brian is to be screened for the first time in a holiday resort after a council ban was declared void, it was announced today.