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Once the voice of the more civilised wing of the party, the think-tank is now firmly in the Let’s Get Nasty Again tendency

The Bride that Time Forgot, By Paul Magrs

Blood's on the menu at this B&B

Snow White and the never-ending franchise options

Once upon a time, studios decided to reboot classic fairy tales. Sarah Hughes wonders if the results will fare happily ever after

Investment Column: Compass is heading in the right direction

Entertainment One; Tribal

DVD: Let Me In, For retail & rental (Icon)

This Hollywood remake of Let the Right One In is surprisingly faithful to the Swedish original: it's a sensitive, atmospheric tale of two lonely children, with a suburban setting that would be cold and alienating even without its vampire inhabitants.

DVD: Let Me In (15)

Owen is a lonely little boy who is bullied at school and largely ignored at home by his single mum, yet things begin to look up when a young girl moves into the same housing block.

Twilight distributor to raise funds

Entertainment One, the film company which brought the popular Twilight movies to the UK, has unveiled plans to raise around £11.6m by issuing up to eight million new shares at a price of at least 145p apiece.

Dracula, By Bram Stoker

The protean creature that bounded in the form of "an immense dog" from the ship Demeter in Whitby in the late 19th century is now an unavoidable presence in cinema and TV.

It's Grimm in Hollywood

In keeping with the economic mood, fairy tales are inspiring a crop of distinctly dark new films

The next teen blockbuster: Let the young blood in

With the Harry Potter and Twilight film series set to weave their magic for the final time, Sarah Hughes takes a look at the movies jostling for the top position

Red April, By Santiago Roncagliolo (trs Edith Grossman)

Dark shadows cast by the Shining Path

Robert Pattinson's Twilight filming trouble

Robert Pattinson has found it hard shooting both parts of 'The Twilight Sage: Breaking Dawn' at the same time.

Tom Lenk: Nerdgasm, Soho Theatre, London

One of the defining features of Tom Lenk's angsty character Andrew in Buffy the Vampire Slayer was his subtly portrayed homosexuality. In Nerdgasm, Lenk's cartoonish one-man show, his gay status is very much out and proud as he camps it up without going down as a cliché.

A tighter line to reel in 'the vampire squid'

Goldman Sachs is desperate to restore its battered reputation

'Twilight' and 'House' top People's Choice Awards

Dreamy vampires, a surly doctor and a rapper in Recovery were top winners at the People's Choice Awards in Los Angeles.

Diary: Flint's rear gets in the way

Saucy Caroline Flint MP may have done some modelling for a leading newspaper, but that's no excuse to discuss her appearance. It's "insulting," she said, when "it gets in the way of other things I hope to contribute". So she'll be frustrated, I imagine, to learn that she's the leading contender for 2011's Rear of the Year award – first won 30 years ago by a perky Barbara Windsor. The shadow Communities Secretary had earned approximately 25 votes as of lunchtime yesterday. Awards organiser Tony Edwards, however, told me most of them seemed to have come from "made-up" email addresses. Intrigued, I rang a source close (but not that close) to Ms Flint, who finally admitted it was a ruse by Labour MPs, councillors, officials and party activists. "Last year we did the same for Harriet Harman, but she lost out to Fiona Bruce," he/she/they chuckled. "We knew how pleased Caroline would be. I'm afraid we couldn't resist it." The awards are in June. Best get voting.

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