Solid: Glimmermen
Newfound Sounds for May
  • Music
  • April 25, 2014, 00:00

Albums recorded in unusual settings tend to be imbued with a special feeling. Brigid Power Ryce’s I Told You The Truth EP was recorded in St Nichol(...)

Allow me to begin in cryptic fashion. At some point in the past few years, the producers of a low-budget film – made, we’ll admit, on this isla(...)

Naomi Watts in Diana: “vulgar, tasteless and nonsensical without ever skirting the status of camp classic”

Elsewhere in this issue we discuss those film-makers who are discovering new routes towards excellence. This fellow breaks fresh ground. This other ch(...)

Film review: The Counsellor

THE COUNSELLOR *Directed by Ridley Scott. Starring Michael Fassbender, Penélope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Javier Bardem, Brad Pitt, Rubén Blades, Rosie Pere(...)

The Lincoln Memorial in Washington: “The fanatics barricaded in the Capitol dug in, determined to tear down what their idols, the founding fathers, had built.” Photograph: Getty Images

An ape sits where Abe sat.The year is 2084, in the capital of the land formerly called north America. The peeling columns of the Lincoln Memorial, and(...)

Ancient cannibalistic religions have less eccentric calendars than does the movie universe. The long run-in and dreary aftermath to Christmas d(...)

Paddy Powers’s  chief financial officer Cormac McCarthy and chief executive Patrick Kennedy present the firm’s interim results yesterday. Photograph: Eric Luke

Analysts trimmed their forecasts for Paddy Power yesterday after the listed bookie warned poor foreign exchange rates could knock €4 million off full-(...)

The stories and novels of the Appalachian writer Ron Rash are steeped in the culture of the American south, but if you’re thinking Rhett Butler and Sc(...)