Behind the leaves

A look at Franz Xaver Kroetz, Germany's most popular living playwright

Chain Reaction: Tears For Fears

What Donnie Darko did for the 80's pop heroes

Review: Wall-E

Out on DVD November 24

Why video games make bad films

Max Payne is just the latest in a long line of films based on games which flop

Blasphemy: the Life of Ivan Denisovich

We get ourselves all riled up about Solzhenitsyn's book...

Eyes on the Prize

Getting critical at the Turner Prize exhibition...

Payneful Viewing

Video game movie fails to impress

Romeo and Juliet

Can the star-cross'd lovers get five stars?

Review: John Lennon Bio

Imagine no more, with Lennon's life brought to the page. Again.

Tom Jones: 24 Hours

Is is time for Tom to hang up the leather trousers? Maybe.


The Actor’s Nightmare Review – “a high octane sprint through an abominable nocturnal dystopia”

Becky Cook is impressed by Mercury Theatre Productions' venture into theatrical hell, but the length of the production leaves her wanting more

Daniel Craig and the rescue of James Bond

Daniel Craig’s tenure as James Bond began with Casino Royale, and the highly successful 2006 blockbuster proved a fitting starting point for the ‘Blonde...

Hassan’s named among best ‘drunk food’ student takeaways in UK

It is the second time in a year that the eatery has received national recognition

Buffet breakfasts should be sent back to the kitchen

As the holiday season enters full-swing, it’s time to reassess the buffet breakfast.

Why I won’t be protesting Trump

A decade of unknown change is worth protesting more than a two day visit