Based on the acclaimed bestseller, Water For Elephants is an unexpected romance in a uniquely compelling setting starring Reese Witherspoon and Robert Pattinson.
Set in a medieval village that is haunted by a werewolf, a young girl falls for an orphaned woodcutter, much to her family’s displeasure.
In 1981 the late Literary Theorist, Edward Said, published one of his influential texts “Covering Islam: How the Media and the Experts Determine How We See the Rest of the World” which challenged the essentialist representation of Islam and Muslims as the degenerate “other” in Western media since the Iranian revolution of 1979.
This week’s movie releases
Lancastrian director Danny Boyle was in London last night giving a Q&A session at a preview screening of 127 Hours, which deserves to bring him further Oscar glory following the success of Slumdog Millionaire two years ago.
This week’s Culture Club focuses on Let Me In – the American remake of acclaimed Swedish vampire movie Let The Right One In.
Branded “a work of fiction” by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, The Social Network was destined to spark debate regardless of its box office success.
In Friday’s Arts & Books review Anthony Quinn found the film to his liking, enjoying the film’s cinematic qualities but suggesting it could have delved further into Facebook’s erosion of personal privacy.
Money never sleeps, so the title goes, but you might just find yourself nodding off during Gordon Gekko’s second outing, at least if Anthony Quinn’s review from Friday’s paper is to be believed.
“The film dithers over how his destiny should play out, offering us the regretful father, the post-crash moralist, and the lizard king with [...]
The stars of CNBC business television were out in force for the premiere of Oliver Stone’s Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps – as well they might, since the channel was right up there with Heineken and Voltz energy drinks in terms of product placement.
From “Money Honey” Maria Bartiromo interviewing Gordon Gekko, through footage of interviews [...]
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