Film
12 September 2005
''The Aristocrats" is the two-word punchline to a hoary old joke as vulgar as it is infinitely extendable - less "...
Culture
05 September 2005
Two great myths permeate the worlds of popular music and movies. One is that any musician who commits suicide must by...
Culture
29 August 2005
Last week, those talented Ephron sisters Nora and Delia made a sow's ear out of a comparative silk purse - the sparky...
Film
22 August 2005
Although television has long been considered the natural enemy of cinema, Hollywood continues to spew out big-screen...
Film
15 August 2005
''In LA nobody touches you," murmurs Don Cheadle, momentarily stunned by an automobile collision that prompts a rush of...
Culture
25 July 2005
In recent years, big-screen comic-book adaptations such as Bryan Singer's X-Men and Sam Raimi's Spider-Man movies have...
Film
20 June 2005
After the resounding raspberries that greeted Joel Schumacher's camp-pantomime Batman...
Culture
13 June 2005
Two new releases document the creation of a pair of landmark movies from the lawless heyday of X-rated independent...
Culture
06 June 2005
Designed to within an inch of its life, Sin City is a visually splendid - if ultimately rather empty - adaptation of...
Film
30 May 2005
Advanced screenings of Millions last year provoked bafflement as to how the movie should best be marketed. Was it an...
Culture
16 May 2005
Multimedia artist John Maybury describes his latest feature film as a "genre-less" hybrid that defies categorisation,...
Film
09 May 2005
The contemporary relevance of a story in which feuding armies wage holy war for ownership of Jerusalem is boldly stated...
Culture
02 May 2005
After struggling for years to fashion a film script for The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, which had already been...
Film
25 April 2005
It says something about the parlous state of mainstream cinema that this week's stand-out release is an experimental...
Culture
18 April 2005
After Dawn of the Dead, Toolbox Murders and The Texas Chain-saw Massacre, the trend for can-nibalising and...

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