Political novelists may be about to lose a key character: the blackmailing whip | Peter Bradshaw | Peter Bradshaw

A new culture of openness in parliament could spell the end of certain dark arts at Westminster. This moment has been a long time coming It seems the prime minister, Theresa May, and the House ...

Laura Dern: The Actress Who Would Be President — of the Academy

Laura Dern: The Actress Who Would Be President — of the Academy The Academy Board of Governors convenes Tuesday night to pick their next president. Three major candidates have emerged from the 54-member body, although anything can happen. Dern would be the first ...

Laura Dern: The Actress Who Would Be President — of the Academy

Laura Dern: The Actress Who Would Be President — of the Academy The Academy Board of Governors convenes Tuesday night to pick their next president. Three major candidates have emerged from the 54-member body, although anything can happen. Dern would be the first ...

‘The Summit’ Review: Christian Slater Is Enjoyably Smarmy In Santiago Mitre’s Political Drama — Cannes 2017

‘The Summit’ Review: Christian Slater Is Enjoyably Smarmy In Santiago Mitre’s Political Drama — Cannes 2017 “There’s nothing worse than a politician without ambition.” So says the newly inaugurated president of Argentina in Santiago Mitre’s “The Summit.” It’s the kind of boilerplate dialogue you could hear ...

‘The Summit’ Review: Christian Slater Is Enjoyably Smarmy In Santiago Mitre’s Political Drama — Cannes 2017

“There’s nothing worse than a politician without ambition.” So says the newly inaugurated president of Argentina in Santiago Mitre’s “The Summit.” It’s the kind of boilerplate dialogue you could hear ...

Anish Trivedi pens sequel to Jeffrey Archers novel for film

Anish Trivedi pens sequel to Jeffrey Archers novel for film In what must qualify as a first in the field of literary adaptations author-columnist Anish Trivedi has written a sequel to international best-selling author Jeffrey Archer's novel First Among Equals. ...

Hansal Mehta - Jeffrey Archer to collaborate over Kane and Abel

Hansal Mehta - Jeffrey Archer to collaborate over Kane and Abel Hansal Mehta is all set to collaborate with the international bestselling author Jeffrey Archer over a film adaptation of the 1979 bestseller Kane & Abel. He has also finalized his favourite actor ...

Class of '92 directors for biopic of Real Madrid star Laurie Cunningham

The Class of '92 directors Ben and Gabe Turner are to make a feature film about Laurie Cunningham. The footballer, who died in a car crash in Madrid in 1983, was only the second black player to be ...

Kush Sinha to direct show based on Jeffrey Archer novel

Kush Sinha to direct show based on Jeffrey Archer novel His sister is one of the most sought after actress in Bollywood while his father, is a veteran star and politician and now, Kush Sinha, who had long ago expressed his wish to make a career behind the ...

Etrange 2013: Bykov, Sono And Jodorowsky Awarded In Paris

Paris' much-loved Etrange Festival ended with a bang the other night. Before the closing night screening of Vincenzo Natali's Haunter, awards were given to three films and directors.First among equals ...

Tom Wilkinson: The Lone Ranger, theatre, First Among Equals

Interview Simon Brew 9 Aug 2013 - 06:26 We chat to Tom Wilkinson about the state of cinema, the pursuit of The Lone Ranger, and his three different careers... Before entering a rather plush hotel ...

Catch-up TV guide: from My Little Princess to Daria

My Little Princess | Start The Week | Heading Out | Minuscule: The Private Life Of Insects | First Among Equals – The Laurie Cunningham Story | Daria TV: My Little Princess The creators of Banzai ...

TV highlights 06/03/2013

America's Poor Kids | Michael Grade And The World's Oldest Joke | Show Dogs: The Road To Crufts | Russell Brand's Give It Up For Comic Relief | Parks And Recreation | First Among Equals: The Laurie ...

Seven Psychopaths – review

A screenwriter scams his way through In Bruges director Martin McDonagh's Tarantinoesque new film – but it quickly runs out of spark Seven Psychopaths is one of those titles, like 8 Heads in a Duffel ...

The 5 Most Tony Kushner-y Things About Tony Kushner’s ‘Lincoln’

By Adam Carlson Pop Culture Contributor *** Lincoln is getting raves for pretty much everyone involved in making it, including its director, Steven Spielberg, and its star, Daniel Day-Lewis. ...

Mad Men: Season 5, episode 11 – The Other Woman

In an epic episode, Peggy, Joan, Roger, Pete, Lane and Megan all saw their lives shift dramatically. Did it take you by surprise? Spoiler Alert: This blog is for those who are watching season five of ...

Tom Wilkinson: The full Tommy

Hadley Freeman wants to talk to Tom Wilkinson about awards, exotic locations and hanging out with Johnny Depp. But he just wants to talk about failure, lying low – and their shared hatred of jeans ...

Tom Wilkinson: The full Tommy

Hadley Freeman wants to talk to Tom Wilkinson about awards, exotic locations and hanging out with Johnny Depp. But he just wants to talk about failure, lying low – and their shared hatred of jeans ...

The story of O: A Presidential Novel

Anonymous has been at it again. Following Primary Colors's version of Clinton comes O: A Presidential Novel. Mark Lawson on the tradition of insider political fiction, from Disraeli to The West Wing. ...