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Odds on opening film at CannesBy now we have usually heard what's going to be the opening movie at the year's biggest festival. For amusement only I offer my odds on the runners
- March 17, 2015, 20:29
Don’t miss Red Army at JdiffOne of the greatest sporting docs in recent decades will be playing at the event on Friday
- March 16, 2015, 17:50
Hooray, it’s summer!It's not really summer. But Hollywood is rearranging the seasons to its own designs.
- March 15, 2015, 22:28
Movie quiz for March 13thIt's Friday 13th. Don't be scared of the quiz. It's just a quiz after all.
- March 13, 2015, 00:38
Tim Burton to direct live-action Dumbo. I SAID TIM BURTON…What goes around. After (sort of) sending Disney back to live-action remake with Alice in Wonderland, Burton turns to the flying elephant
- March 11, 2015, 21:03
On Unbreakable Kimmy SchmidtNetflix's latest original series, co-created by Tina Fey, is an oddball triumph. Mary Tyler Moore from the galaxy Almodóvar?
- March 10, 2015, 18:36
American Sniper is the most successful 2014 release at the US box officeYet no US chart topper has managed such low overseas takings since 2000. What can it mean?
- March 9, 2015, 23:05
Farewell, Albert MayslesA quarter of a century after his brother passed away, the remaining half of a legendary partnership in documentary film-making has died.
- March 7, 2015, 22:26