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For the belligerently preppy Vampire Weekend and their music, which oscillates around an idea of summer-house north-eastern America, an old cinema in the heart of London's east-end might not seem a most natural alighting point for the band’s new album.
The Week in Books
Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart put their troubles behind them as they presented a united front at the world premiere of the final Twilight movie.
As parents carve pumpkins and children reach for the face paint ready to trick or treat, ever wondered where the traditions come from?
The boy wizard has grown up and Twilight is ending – so we need a new mythical creature to go crazy for. Gillian Orr makes the case for water babes
Having begun to digest the first batch of DLC for Skyrim, I felt a slight sense of transformation come over me. Hair began to fall out, and my skin grew paler. I even began to appreciate the music of Annie Lennox. My teeth suddenly became sore and sharp, and I was no longer able to indulge in garlic-based meals.
Sci-fi films with a true-to-life portrayal of women are all too rare, says Emily Jupp
Sci-fi films portray women as warriors or wimps but true-to-life characters are all too rare, says Emily Jupp
She made her name in the long-running vampire saga, but now Kristen Stewart is relishing playing a very different kind of role. Emma Jones meets the 'kick-ass' heroine of the new Snow White
There are few big contenders for the Palme d'Or in this mediocre year
Original document drawn up by Bram Stoker to be published after being kept under lock and key
If you don't want to get tangled up with The Vulture, better fasten your seatbelt ...
Like other correspondents, Robert Fisk has risked his life to 'witness history'. But after almost four decades, he feels ambivalent towards his profession
Bill & Ted star Keanu Reeves goes behind the camera for a new documentary, Side by Side. He tells James Mottram about what's clearly a passion project