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Landesman's drama, set in Dallas on the day that JFK was shot, is very slickly shot and boasts an affecting performance from Paul Giamatti as Abraham Zapruder, the mild-mannered American everyman who filmed the assassination on his 8mm camera.

Diego Boneta (pictured) and Jackson Rathbone have signed to star in the thriller The Dead Men

Screen Talk: Dead men who try to flee the past

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All points west: Ian McKellen, left, with Derek Jacobi, ham it up in the strangely un-British Vicious

Mike Higgins on Vicious: Forget the cast, where are the gags?

If the bitchy squabbles of ageing actors and civil service drudgery is the best ITV can offer, thank goodness for Ron Swanson…

Goodbye Kansas: James Franco charms the locals in Oz the Great and Powerful

Oz the Great and Powerful continues to dominate the UK box office

Disney’s prequel to the Wizard of Oz continues to tread a charmed route up the yellow brick holding the top spot at the UK and Ireland box office for the second week in a row.

Maroon 5’s Adam Levine in the YOLO video

YOLO: You only live once (so get a better motto)

YOLO has become the – irritating – phrase of a generation. But the fightback has begun

China Anne McClain, aged 13, star of Disney's A.N.T. Farm, was spotted at age eight

Meet the mini-mice: What does it take to make a Miley Cyrus?

Britney and Justin started there – and so did Ryan Gosling. Glittering careers begin in the Disney tween machine. So how does the House of Mouse keep cranking out the pre-teen talent?

DVD: Charlie St Cloud (12)

To millions of teenagers, Zac Efron means just one thing: High School Musical, in which he plays Troy Bolton, East High School heartthrob.

First Night: Glee, E4

New faces join class of 2011 – but the plot needs homework

Screen talk: Paradise regained

It is valid to observe that Hollywood enjoys beautiful surroundings and often travels to them to do business.

The Death and Life of Charlie St Cloud (12A)

Another Mogadon to quell the American fear of death. Zac Efron plays Charlie, a golden youth destined for a sailing scholarship to an Ivy League college when his kid brother dies in a car accident that nearly claims our hero's life, too.

Jennifer Aniston and the curse of 'Friends'

Her latest film is yet another flop. Even so, she's doing well compared to her former co-stars, reports Guy Adams in Los Angeles

The lure of the dark side for bright young things

Hollywood's new generation is tearing up the rulebook to mix mainstream movie appearances with deeper, more challenging indie fare. Tom Teodorczuk hears why

DVD: Me and Orson Welles, For retail & rental (Icon)

Richard Linklater's breezy backstage farce is set in 1937, when a 17-year-old schoolboy (Zac Efron) talks his way into a spear-carrying role in Orson Welles' Broadway production of Julius Caesar.

DVD: Me and Orson Welles (12A)

Richard Linklater's very straightforward, refreshingly so, drama revolves around Orson Welles's memorable 1937 Mercury Theatre production of Julius Caesar, set in Mussolini's fascist Italy.

Dress code: Melanie Slade, Model

What are you wearing right now?

A beige and brown top by James Perse, a little black cardie from New Look, leggings and leather thigh-high boots with a cute bow on the ankle from River Island.

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