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Rufus Wainwright review – Judy Garland covers with a dash of politics

Judy Garland

Ten years ago, Rufus Wainwright did something extraordinary – even bizarre: he performed a cover version of an entire concert. Judy Garland’s 1961 performance at Carnegie Hall is a legendary night in showbiz, marking a comeback after a period of ill-health and addiction in order to claim her crown as the world’s greatest entertainer.



Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan wins Nobel prize in literature

For more than six decades he has remained a mythical force in music, his gravelly voice and poetic lyrics musing over war, heartbreak, betrayal, death and moral faithlessness in songs that brought beauty to life’s greatest tragedies.

Hanks And Thompson In Saving Mr Banks

Inferno review – a load of flaming nonsense

Purgatorio is closer to it. Something bad is happening, not the full Inferno, but it could be the gateway to the Paradiso of this fantastically boring film actually coming to an end. After 121 theologically unfathomable minutes.