News In fact, the actor went as far as to threaten the One Direction star live on television, telling host Conan O’Brien: “That little prick’s gonna get it.”

The actor threatened the One Direction star live on television, telling host Conan O’Brien that he wanted to "beat the c**p of him" in a video

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Why is director Todd Solondz returning to the film that nearly destroyed his career?

'Happiness' was a sympathetic portrayal of a paedophile, an obscene caller and other assorted sociopaths.

Singapore bling: Is the city-state ready to party?

Today a new theme park from Universal Studios joins Singapore's first-ever casino on the list of attractions at Sentosa Island.

The return of the werewolf

Suddenly, they are everywhere, in bookshops, on television and in the cinema. Kate Youde offers the <i>IoS</i> bluffer's guide to the lycanthrope

100 years of movie stars: 1910-1929

Next month is the centenary of one of the most important concepts in modern culture. Geoffrey Macnab introduces our week-long celebration of film stardom with an account of the studio stunt that started it all

Adult-orientated cinema

As Avatar closes in on box-office records and the global appetite for big-budget spectacle and glossy franchises grows, James Mottram reports on how film studios are running scared of serious drama for grown-ups

Travel Challenge: February half term in Florida

Every week we invite competing companies to give us their best deal for a specified holiday. Today: a February half-term holiday in Florida. Prices are for a family of two adults and two children under 12 travelling together and include flights to Orlando and seven nights' accommodation and a week's car hire.

Sacha Baron Cohen sued for &pound;67m over Bruno 'terrorist' slur

A Palestinian shopkeeper portrayed as a terrorist in the film Bruno is suing Sacha Baron Cohen, US talk show host David Letterman and others in a £67.5 million defamation case.

Dick Berg: Writer and producer who helped pioneer TV movies and mini-series

The writer and producer Dick Berg played an important part in the evolution of television entertainment in the United States. He was one of those who inaugurated the television movie and mini-series, and he created the cult series Johnny Staccato, which captured the mood of the beat generation in its noirish tales that blended crime-solving with superior jazz performances. His son A. Scott Berg, the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer of biographies, stated, "People really loved to work with him because he was a great producer – smart, funny, thoroughly scrupulous, and he knew how to draw the best out of people... he had a strong commercial sense, but he never compromised quality."

Greengrass's Bourne ultimatum

Director may have quit fourth instalment of film franchise after dispute over script

Scare tactics: The Hammer horror film posters with real bite

"Tit and fang" is how the poet Philip Larkin summed up Hammer Films' output and, give or take the odd ill-fated deviation from the formula, he wasn't wrong. Cobwebs, coffins, crucifixes, bats, bubbling test tubes, buckets of blood, crumbling castles, barely restrained cleavages: these were the emblems of Hammer horror and, against the odds, they scared the bejesus out of movie-goers in the late Fifties and Sixties.

Vic Mizzy: Composer who wrote the catchy theme tune to 'The Addams Family'

Vic Mizzy, the American composer and king of TV sitcom themes, was fond of saying: "Two finger-snaps and you live in Bel Air", a reference to the success of the infernally catchy one-minute song he wrote for the opening credits of the spoof horror series The Addams Family.

Secrets of the Raj safe as film exposé is put on hold

Studio bosses baulk at projected &pound;24m bill for making 'Indian Summer'

My Life In Travel: Al Murray

'I went on a sushi crawl across Tokyo &ndash; it was pure gluttony'
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