Elbow have announced details of their "encouraging" new album, inspired by bittersweet memories of Guy Garvey's adolescence.
It might not have performed well at the US box office, supposedly the ultimate arbiter of future big budget movie-making, but Matthew Vaughn's Kick-Ass has certainly made a profound and lasting impact on the world of comic-book films.
In the 1850s, a New York publisher announced that newspapers were dead: he had seen a telegraph in action.
Ever wondered what your favourite novels would look set to a dance routines? Or what they would sound like if given the camp cabaret treatment? No, me neither.
A small-town girl from Iowa wants to make it big Hollywood. How many times have you heard this plot before? In the case of Burlesque, the girl is Christina Aguilera, and it is like watching this story line for the very first time.
Photo by L'Amour Olivia on Flickr.
Hey there indie professor! As the year comes to a close, everyone is releasing their top/best of lists for 2010.
If you could unlock the 80% of your brain lying dormant inside your head, what would your life be like? This is a question Bradley Cooper is prepared to answer.
James Cameron's Avatar gained the distinction of being the highest-grossing film of all time last year.
In a dimly lit basement, half a dozen blindfolded players are edging cautiously around the room, crunching over tortilla chips scattered on the floor and occasionally dinging tiny bells suspended from the ceiling.
It is nearly four years since U2’s headline gig at Glastonbury, where activists clashed with security after unfurling a banner asking “U pay tax 2?”
The Cannes film festival is well within Woody Allen’s comfort zone. This is the director’s 11th time at the festival, where – as with fellow auteurs Ken Loach and Paolo Sorrentino – he’s routinely received with yet greater adoration than on his home soil.
Gus Van Sant returns to the Cannes competition, and returns — horribly — to a middleweight syrupy-commercial mode of film-making into which he is capable of switching so easily.