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    1. August 19, 2014

      App developers hope to get star struck by celebrity tie-ups

      Geeks and celebrities make unlikely bedfellows but mobile app developers are increasingly looking to pair up with the likes...

    2. March 21, 2014

      Saving Mr Banks – DVD review

      John Lee Hancock, 2013 Buena Vista A spoonful of sugar does help the medicine go down, as Saving Mr Banks goes to show. John...

    1. November 28, 2013

      Review: Saving Mr Banks

      Saving Mr Banks is just what Christmas needs: a feelgood movie that doesn’t need a brain bypass. The film warms our hearts...

    2. October 17, 2013

      Captain Phillips – film review

      Captain Phillips stars Tom Hanks at the helm of a high-value American container ship held to ransom in 2009 by a handful of...

    3. June 28, 2013

      The terminal dilemma facing a man suspended in limbo

      Ten years ago I wrote a screenplay about a man stuck in the international transit lounge of an airport. The Terminal,...

    4. April 30, 2013

      2013 Tony Award nominations

      When the The Broadway League and the American Theater Wing announced their 2013 Tony Award nominations on Tuesday morning in...

    5. April 2, 2013

      Lucky Guy, Broadhurst Theatre, New York – review

      Energetic, gritty and crowd-pleasing, Lucky Guy is that rare, welcome thing: a Broadway hit that’s not a musical. It is also...

    6. February 21, 2013

      Cinema review: Cloud Atlas, To the Wonder, Lore and more

      Time flies, in all directions, in Cloud Atlas. Putting movie wings on David Mitchell’s Booker-nominated jumbo novel, which...

    7. October 11, 2012

      A vehicle that’s not roadworthy

      It is 64 years since the trans-American trip that inspired On the Road. Time to ask, of that founding work of beat fiction,...

    8. July 22, 2012

      Fantasy TV epic spells N Ireland boost

      Belfast’s Paint Hall studios are a hive of activity, with hundreds of production staff busily preparing movie sets for the...

    9. The World

      March 19, 2012

      The road less hopeful

      In 2008 Davis Guggenheim made a biographical video of Barack Obama based on hope – the young senator’s lack of experience...

    10. February 16, 2012

      Curse of the Wise Child

      Reader, I suspect that your regular correspondent very specifically chose this week to take a holiday from the screening...

    11. February 10, 2012

      Adapt or die?

      When the winner of the Best Film category is announced at tomorrow night’s Bafta awards ceremony in London, there’s a strong...

    12. August 17, 2011

      Enova looks to raise its profile on Aim

      Movie stars Tom Hanks and Mel Gibson were among celebrity enthusiasts of the EV1, the rather prosaically named electric car...

    13. June 5, 2011

      Rock, hard work and hard places

      It’s not just the ubiquitous training shoes that make Bill Roedy feel “like Forrest Gump”. The former head of MTV Networks...

    14. August 21, 2010

      On location, location, location

      Filming ‘Pride and Prejudice’ in St George’s Square, Stamford If there is something familiar about the English market town...

    15. April 13, 2010

      O'Brien in surprise move to pay-TV

      Conan O'Brien, the late-night comedian pushed out of NBC after a bitter, public feud with network executives, will return to...

    16. April 13, 2010

      O’Brien in surprise move to pay-TV

      Conan O’Brien, the late-night comedian pushed out of NBC after a bitter public feud with network executives, will return to...

    17. March 9, 2010

      The yin and yang of film

      Ex factor: Kathryn Bigelow is congratulated by former husband James Cameron as ‘The Hurt Locker’ wins another Academy Award...

    18. March 9, 2010

      The yin and yang of film

      It was a night of firsts. The first time the Oscars stage had looked like Waterloo Station gone celestial. (Loved the...

    19. February 11, 2010

      Democrat with a passion to help Afghan people

      Charlie Wilson, the American most associated with helping the Mujahideen defeat the Soviets after Afghanistan was invaded in...

    20. February 11, 2010

      Hero of 'Charlie Wilson's War' dies, aged 76

      Charlie Wilson, the American most associated with helping the Mujahideen defeat the Soviets after Afghanistan was invaded in...

    21. February 11, 2010

      Hero of ‘Charlie Wilson’s War’ dies, aged 76

      This July 1987 photo shows Charlie Wilson on a white horse while in Afghanistan Charlie Wilson, the American most associated...

    22. October 9, 2009

      Movie derivatives

      Investors in movie derivatives should perhaps be warned to watch the film The Producers, in which an accountant determines...

    23. FT Alphaville

      September 23, 2009

      Oh no! Dan Brown to the rescue...

      Has it come to this? Dan Brown the ubiquitous author of The Da Vinci Code and now, the record-breaking The Lost Symbol among...

    24. September 19, 2009

      The usual rules no longer apply

      What happened here had already happened elsewhere. It happened in politics, when heavy-hitting names such as Hillary...

    25. September 18, 2009

      The usual rules no longer apply

      What happened here had already happened elsewhere. It happened in politics, when heavy-hitting names such as Hillary Clinton...

    26. June 10, 2009

      Hollywood stars accept new contract

      Fears over a possible strike by Hollywood actors eased on Tuesday when the 120,000 members of the Screen Actors Guild voted...

    27. May 14, 2009

      Ciphers cracked at a giddy pace

      In the beginning were the words and the words were "box office". Whatever would the world do triennially in mid-May without...

    28. May 13, 2009

      Film reviews: Ciphers cracked at a giddy pace

      Angels and Demons (★★★☆☆, Ron Howard) Synecdoche, New York (★★☆☆☆, Charlie Kaufman) Viva (★★★★☆, Anna Biller) French Film (...

    29. March 7, 2009

      TV films

      Saturday brings Wildean wit and Hollywood heft. The former comes in An Ideal Husband (4.55pm Film4), in which Rupert...

    30. January 10, 2009

      TV films

      On Saturday, the Bond family motto provides the title for the 19th 007 movie, The World Is Not Enough (ITV1 9.30pm), and...

    31. December 24, 2008

      Christmas Eve - Film

      My theory is that yuletide TV schedulers are taken out of their tinsel-lined boxes every December, wound up and set in...

    32. November 15, 2008

      TV films

      The last and blackest of the rightly revered Ealing comedies, The Ladykillers (ITV1 Saturday 2.10pm) is a riot of cartoonish...

    33. November 3, 2008

      Note to hedge funds: go short on letters to investors

      What do you do when you lose billions of dollars short-selling Volkswagen? Here is what hedge fund managers did last week:...

    34. November 2, 2008

      Go short on letters to investors

      What do you do when you lose billions of dollars short-selling Volkswagen? Here is what hedge fund managers did last week:...

    35. July 3, 2008

      LA Confrontational

      Think of it as Kramer vs Kramer remade by Billy Wilder. An amicable break-up turns sour as two ex-partners battle to get...

    36. June 26, 2008

      Reliance aims for the stars in Bollywood tie-up

      Indian billionaire industrialist Anil Ambani has moved a step closer to building a media group spanning -Hollywood and...

    37. June 25, 2008

      Reliance aims for the stars in Bollywood joint venture

      Indian billionaire industrialist Anil Ambani has joined up with the family of Amitabh Bachchan, the Bollywood actor, to set...

    38. June 24, 2008

      Reliance aims for the stars in Bollywood deal

      Indian billionaire industrialist Anil Ambani has moved a step closer to building a media group spanning ­Hollywood and...

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