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The Tourist – review

A Hitchcockian comedy-thriller co-scripted by the German director of The Lives of Others, the American author of The Usual Suspects and the Englishman who wrote Gosford Park, all three of them Oscar-winners, seemed like something to look forward to.

Jeff Bridges

Some of us have revered Jeff Bridges for decades – since his good-natured young studs and chumps: Duane in The Last Picture Show; the boxer who keeps getting knocked out in Fat City; and, with Barry Brown, as drifters and small-time thieves in Bad Company.

Paul Weller – review

Paul Weller said something curious during his Wembley set, the last show of a year that has seen him applauded for getting his oomph back with the Mercury-nominated album Wake Up the Nation.