You learn a lot about a culture by the way it treats its...commuters.
The suits in the film are extremely smart, the shirts are crisp and creaseless, the furniture is classic and polished, and the hairstyles are perfectly coiffed. So what is this film, you ask? Of course it is Tom Ford's first film, out on DVD on the 7th.
It's half-way through the year, and we have all been working anxiously to either keep our jobs or prove ourselves in our new ones. I was at the pub with work mates and the conversation turned to culture. Did we remember what it was?
Right this very moment, everyone who is anyone in the movie business is at the Cannes Film Festival. If you have never been to the bachannalia of all things film, then you have not been to the annual circus of the film industry, which is taking place this year from the 12th-23rd of May.
"As you know we have been making money for more than 40 years and our new business manager suggested that you were smart people who could help us make more money and talk about our business model. This was a surprise to me as I didn't know we even had a business model."
Once again, muso reader-writer Lucho Payne delivers us from musical boredom with four new albums to fit all (rockin') tastes. From The Temper Trap, Powderfinger, Alestorm and Them Crooked Vultures, he will not lead us astray. Just into shopping temptation.
Russell Crowe stars in the rework of a classic.
After an amazing six months which gave us the box office winners Avatar, Sherlock Holmes, Alice in Wonderland, Kick Ass, and Nanny McPhee and the the Big Bang comes another summer of Hollywood pulling out all the stops to get you into the theatres. And the gimmick this summer? 3-D, of course!
Judging by recent polls, it seems the public are casting votes not on what they hear but on what they see. With Gordon Brown insisting "the election will be won on substance over style" (thank God, in his case), let's take a look at how the party leaders shake up on the wardrobe front.
With Great Britain in the throes of an election, along comes a very timely film, The Ghost Writer.
Plans to take BBC off air have been delayed for another year.
The former Beatle has a £730m fortune, making him £80m richer than his closest rival in the bank account charts
Universal Studios' latest trailer for the upcoming Jurassic World movie gives us plenty of glimpses at the dinosaurs we all want to see.