At first glance it appears to be a casting choice with the potential to derail Johnny Depp's otherwise stellar movie career.
Justin Bieber has cut his hair.
Smashing Pumpkins' new bassist was apparently one of the cover-stars of their 1993 album, Siamese Dream.
On the face of it, it was a week in which the great rock'n'roll swindle was in full swing.
There are lots of good movies at the cinema now, but The Fighter stands out from the crowd. Why?
In what is the most depressing movie of the year, Biutiful tells the story of a man who has very little time to live.