Danny Collins — DVD review

A twinkly Al Pacino has his turn at pop stardom as a leathery lounge lizard with an outsize trailer and an ego to match

Great moment is far from Close

This week’s films reviewed: ‘Albert Nobbs’, ‘Avengers Assemble’, ‘Damsels in Distress’, ‘African Cats’, ‘The Monk’, ‘Being Elmo’ and ‘Outside Bet’

Lunch with the FT: David Mamet

Dramatist David Mamet shocked fellow writers when he crossed America’s bitter cultural divide to embrace conservatism. Over filet mignon, he tells John Gapper he’s ‘crazy’ about Sarah Palin and says Britain is tainted by anti-Semitism