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Inherent Vice, film review: Beautiful but hazy shades of Pynchon

It would take a film-maker of rare boldness to try and adapt one of Thomas Pynchon's dense and eternally digressive anti-narratives for the screen. Paul ...

Star Wars creator George Lucas: 'I really have no interest in science fiction at all'

He created one of the world's biggest sci-fi franchises, but George Lucas has admitted he doesn’t have much time for the genre. Speaking at the Sundance ...

Unborn in America, Vault Festival, London: A dismal experience in the Waterloo Vaults

You don’t arm yourself with pompous critical criteria when you go to a show advertising itself as a cabaret opera in the vaults underneath Waterloo ...

Why is Nick Clegg going on The Last Leg?

David Cameron was on the Today programme earlier this week, and he signed off on his lightly tetchy interview with Justin Webb with a joke. ...

T in the Park 2015 line-up: The Libertines promise 'mental' headline gig with new songs

The Libertines have been confirmed as headliners for Scottish festival T in the Park, with the rest of the line-up still to be announced. Pete Doherty ...

Big Hero 6 (3D), film review: Subtle and moving but with all the thrills of a big-budget movie

This is fusion film-making, a Disney-made, John Lasseter-produced film set in "San Fransokyo," a city that is part San Francisco and part Tokyo. It plays ...

Son Of A Gun, film review: Julius Avery's clichéd thriller rapidly slides into absurdity

The writer-director Julius Avery's thriller starts in impressively brutal fashion with youngster JR (Brenton Thwaites) landing in a maximum-security prison where violence and rape are ...

Modern Times: the Vikings are Coming, TV review: Excellent documentary turns an interesting statistic into an intimate study

There was a Scandi invasion afoot in The Vikings Are Coming, an excellent documentary from BBC2's recently revived Modern Times strand. Sue Bourne's one-off film ...

Tales Of The Grim Sleeper, film review: Nick Broomfield's compassionate documentary gives victims' families a voice

In this admirable, compassionate documentary, Nick Broomfield undertakes research that should have been done by the Los Angeles Police Department more than 20 years ago. His ...

Does television still need the watershed? Not quite, says Tony Hall

Has the watershed moment in scheduling finally arrived? Not quite, said BBC director-general Tony Hall in a wide-ranging interview in this week's Radio Times, but ...

Modern Times: the Vikings are Coming, TV review: Brilliant documentary turns an interesting statistic into an intimate study

There was a Scandi invasion afoot in The Vikings Are Coming, an excellent documentary from BBC2's recently revived Modern Times strand. Sue Bourne's one-off film ...

Pelo Malo, movie review: A moving and unaffected performance from Samuel Lange

"Bad hair" is the story of a troubled Venezuelan kid growing up in near poverty with his mother, who has lost his job, and is ...

Big Hero 6 (3D), movie review: Subtle and moving but with all the thrills of a big-budget movie

This is fusion film-making, a Disney-made, John Lasseter-produced film set in "San Fransokyo," a city that is part San Francisco and part Tokyo. It plays ...

Does television still need the watershed?

Has the watershed moment in scheduling finally arrived? Not quite, said BBC director-general Tony Hall in a wide-ranging interview in this week's Radio Times, but ...

Son Of A Gun, movie review: Julius Avery's clichéd thriller rapidly slides into absurdity

The writer-director Julius Avery's thriller starts in impressively brutal fashion with youngster JR (Brenton Thwaites) landing in a maximum-security prison where violence and rape are ...

Trash, film review: Corrupt politicians, crooked cops and creeping sentimentality

Trash is an honourable addition to the list of films about Brazilian street kids that stretches back to Héctor Babenco's Pixote and Walter Salles's Central ...

Trash, movie review: Corrupt politicians, crooked cops and creeping sentimentality

Trash is an honourable addition to the list of films about Brazilian street kids that stretches back to Héctor Babenco's Pixote and Walter Salles's Central ...

Pelo Malo, film review: A moving and unaffected performance from Samuel Lange

"Bad hair" is the story of a troubled Venezuelan kid growing up in near poverty with his mother, who has lost his job, and is ...

Tales Of The Grim Sleeper, movie review: Nick Broomfield's compassionate documentary gives victims' families a voice

In this admirable, compassionate documentary, Nick Broomfield undertakes research that should have been done by the Los Angeles Police Department more than 20 years ago. His ...

Fortitude, TV review: There isn't a woolly jumper in sight but this classy cast still makes a killing

There's no mystery as to where that £25m budget went in Fortitude, Sky Atlantic's ambitious new series, which began tonight. It's all up there on ...

Katie Price's mother Amy defends disabled Harvey's tax-funded driver

By Ryan Smith and Hugo Gye and Sam Matthew for MailOnline Published: 04:45 EST, 29 January 2015 | Updated: 10:46 EST, 29 January ...

Super Bowl commercials 2015: Watch best ads from this year's biggest football showdown

On Sunday night Glendale, Arizona will host the 49th Super Bowl. Labelled "The Greatest Show on Earth", more than 100 million viewers are set to ...

David Letterman blasts James Corden ahead of delayed Late Late Show debut

By Mail Online Reporter Published: 03:38 EST, 29 January 2015 | Updated: 09:52 EST, 29 January 2015 ...

Martin Scorsese 'in shock and sorrow' after death on set of new film Silence

Martin Scorsese has been left “shocked and saddened” after a fatality on set of his new movie Silence. One person was killed and a further two ...

Caroline Flack channels South Park character Kenny

By Rebecca Davison for MailOnline Published: 06:25 EST, 29 January 2015 | Updated: 08:36 EST, 29 January 2015 ...

Tut-tut: Head of restoration leaves Egyptian Museum after Tutankhamun’s beard debacle

The world groaned in unison last week when it was revealed that Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun’s beard had been snapped off and stuck back on with ...

Grammys 2015 performers: The Voice judges Tom Jones and Jessie J confirmed for duet

Sir Tom Jones is preparing a Grammys performance with his former The Voice co-judge Jessie J, organisers have revealed. This year will feature several duets between ...

Alexandra Burke flashes her toned tummy ahead of Good Morning Britain appearance

By Nicola Agius for MailOnline Published: 06:56 EST, 29 January 2015 | Updated: 07:37 EST, 29 January 2015 ...

Minions Super Bowl trailer: Despicable Me characters strip in excitement over match

The Minions cannot wait for the Super Bowl. A short teaser for the Despicable-Me spin-off shows the yellow creatures jumping up and down on their ...

Coronation Street's Beverley Callard reveals details of Anne Kirkbride's funeral

By Ryan Smith for MailOnline Published: 05:39 EST, 29 January 2015 | Updated: 06:39 EST, 29 January 2015 ...

David Letterman criticises James Corden over Late Late Show delay: 'Where's the tubby kid who's taking over?'

James Corden felt David Letterman's ire as his commitment to his new US talk-show gig on The Late Late Show was questioned. Letterman, who is retiring ...

Churchill: The Nation’s Farewell - Of course the dockworkers were paid to dip cranes in tribute to Winston - it was a Saturday

The lowering of the cranes in silent tribute as Churchill’s coffin passed down the Thames has become one of the most iconic images of respect ...

Spooks movie: The Greater Good first trailer sees Game of Thrones star Kit Harington in spy mode

It’s an exciting day for Spooks fans - the first look teaser trailer for the spy series’ first movie has finally dropped. Game of Thrones ...

Kingsman: The Secret Service, film review: Colin Firth is a cross between James Bond and a Danny Dyer lad movie

Vaughn’s spy spoof is a wildly energetic affair, inspired and misfiring by turns, which encompasses both scenes reminiscent of late period Roger Moore Bond films ...

Peeping Tom: 32 rue Vandenbranden, dance review: The music is triumphantly odd

A group of trailer homes huddle under a huge sky, snow sleeted up against their sides. Belgian collective Peeping Tom’s 32 rue Vandenbranden shows stylised ...

Courtney Love admits she took heroin while pregnant with Francis Bean Cobain

Courtney Love has admitted that she took heroin while she was pregnant with daughter Frances Bean Cobain. The Hole frontwoman said in new HBO documentary ...

Jessie J, gig review: There is nothing about tonight that 'Ain't Been Done'

“I’mma do it like it ain’t been done,” sings Jessie J as her show begins. Nothing about "Ain't Been Done" the opener of her recent ...

Taylor Swift trademarks 1989 song lyrics including 'this sick beat' in copyright spree

Those of you wanting to get slogans such as “party like it’s 1989” and “this sick beat” on your T-shirts, take note, for soon you ...

Taylor Swift trademarks 1989 song lyrics including 'this sick beat'

Those of you wanting to get slogans such as “party like it’s 1989” and “this sick beat” on your T-shirts, take note, for soon you ...

Kim Kardashian flashes her toned midriff during dinner with Scott Disick

By Shyam Dodge for MailOnline Published: 01:45 EST, 29 January 2015 | Updated: 05:18 EST, 29 January 2015 ...

Joel Grey comes out: Why it's important that the 82-year-old has publicly admitted he's gay

Joel Grey, the actor who won an Oscar for his stunning performance alongside Liza Minelli in Cabaret, has just come out as gay. Here's why ...

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John McCain tells anti-war protestors: 'Get out of here, you low-life-scum'

John McCain has always worn two things with pride: his celebrated Vietnam War veteran status and his reputation as a political maverick. Both those attributes were ...

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Ukip 'shambles' as three members quit over Hampshire branch organiser's violent criminal past

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Isis-affiliated terrorist group kills 26 people in bomb and rocket attack in Sinai Peninsula

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Boris Johnson claims porn-obsessed Islamic jihadists are 'literally w*****s'

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