Not-so-young wizards weave their greatest magic.
A lot has changed in the two years since audiences were last transported to the magical realm of the Hogwarts in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, and it’s all to the good. The sixth edition of J.K. Rowling’s blockbuster franchise...
An overlooked masterpiece.
When Julian Jarrold’s Brideshead Revisited launched in the UK, audiences stayed away. That was a bad omen for the film’s prospects in the rest of the world, for if the Brits weren’t motivated to see this adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's beloved 1945...
Behind the song you love is a story you will never forget.
A decades-long parliamentary struggle in 18th century England doesn't exactly scream dynamic cinema. But we're engrossed because the stakes are so high – Amazing Grace is about William Wilberforce's campaign to end the African slave trade in the...
Novelty ringtones, myspace, Internet fridges, fitness boot camps, R&B blingsters from R. Kelly to P. Diddy – there are a lot popular modern phenomena I just don’t get. High on the list, below Dan Brown’s books but above Josh Hartnett’s...
A remarkable film that tackles head on a serious contemporary theme in society.
Lowell Bergman, (Al Pacino), an energetic producer for the American 60 Minutes programme, comes across Jeffrey Wigand almost by chance. Wigand, an industrial chemist recently fired from Brown & Williamson, a big tobacco company, is a devoted...