Culture
16 January 2006
I'm one of those people who feel passionately about Arthur Golden's novel Memoirs of a Geisha - I hated it. I hated...
Film
12 December 2005
It will come as no surprise that Peter Jackson's remake of King Kong includes the best action sequences of the year -...
Film
05 December 2005
There's a scene about 25 minutes into Doom when the genetic archaeologist played by Rosamund Pike is dissecting mutant...
Culture
14 November 2005
The Constant Gardener is the latest white man's burden movie so, of course, Ralph Fiennes plays the male lead. Well,...
Film
07 November 2005
The Daily Mail is correct. Movies do corrupt. Monica Bellucci plays the prototype evil fairy-tale queen in Terry...
Society
31 October 2005
Like all journalists, I often daydream about being threatened with death over a fearless article I've written, like...
Film
24 October 2005
I have just come back from watching Keira Knightley play a bounty hun- ter in the incoherent action thriller Domino and...
Film
17 October 2005
Call it a conundrum. The Russian zombie-bloodsucker-demon-shape-shifter apocalypse picture Night Watch is almost...
Film
10 October 2005
There's a one-word compliment that drag queens pay other female impersonators whose attitude they respect, and that one...
Film
03 October 2005
It never ceases to amaze me how a generation of the left breastfed on semiotics, postmodernism and Jean Baudrillard has...
Culture
19 September 2005
The excuse - pardon me, reason - Universal Pictures proffered for the spectacular flop of Cinderella Man in the US is...
Culture
30 August 2004
Once upon a time - as every fairy story must begin - Camp was something that could be spelt with a capital C. Well, it...