Review – The Rum Diary

These are, at last, exhilarating times for Bruce Robinson. In the 26 years since his extraordinary debut, Withnail & I,…

Review – The Ides Of March

George Clooney’s fourth film as director takes place across a handful of tense days during a primary election in Ohio,…

Elizabeth Taylor, 1932 – 2011

Sad news reaches us this morning about the death of Elizabeth Taylor, aged 79, from congestive heart failure. It's been…

The return of Alan Partridge

This week has mostly been about Steve Coogan. The Trip – his BBC series with Rob Brydon – has prompted…

Banksy does The Simpsons

Just a little something that I thought would ease you into the week... Graffiti artist Banksy has storyboarded the opening…

Tony Curtis, RIP

More sad news, I'm afraid, coming so soon after the passing of Arthur Penn. Tony Curtis' death, aged 85, feels…

Arthur Penn, RIP

Sad news reached us last night of the death of Arthur Penn, aged 88. Penn, of course, was the director…