The shipyard painter, political activist and razor-sharp cartoonist Bob Starrett has just written a new book The Way I See It on his eventful life and times. Below we reprint one of his stories and review an essential read
ENO's production of La Boheme is a triumph,
WRITTEN and produced by Luc (Nikita Bresson) and directed by Louis (The Transporter) Leterrier, Unleashed stars the international martial artist Jet Li alongside Academy Award winner Morgan Freeman and our own dear Bob Hoskins.
BEWITCHED, bothered and bewildered? Well you can forget about being bewitched and get bothered about by Nora Ephron's bewildering attempt to do a post-modernist piss-take of the original 1960s TV sitcom.
IT'S the year 2131 and a female soldier survivor of a major war is corralled into fighting to protect Olympus, a place governed by biaroids who were invented to keep the self-destructive human beings in check.
TEENAGER (Hilary Duff) is tired of moving house with her single mum (Heather Loclear) and decides to take matters into her own hands by arranging an email date with advice from her friend's kindly uncle (Chris Noth).
JEFF SAWTELL delves into the deeper levels of US corruption and crime, illustrated by Paul Haggis's series of interlinked vignettes.
WITH a title like The Secret Life Of Dentists, you might expect this film to be an experience like pulling teeth - very protracted, very painful and prone to parading its art house credentials.
SET IN the mid-21st century in what appears to be a clone of Soylent Green, the people all live for the day when they will win the lottery and be packed off to live out the rest of the meaningless existence on a pathogen-free island.
RELEASED in 2002, Francisco Jose Fernandez's award-winning Eugenio finally arrives to feature in a season of Italian films being screened at the Riverside Studios in London.
BILLIE Piper makes her movie debut starring in a "teen thriller" about four students who are invited to stay in a north London manor house and can't get out after one of them triggers a spirit clock that ticks off their time as they reveal their innermost fears.
BASED on Nick Hornby's Fever Pitch, this is a US version starring Ben Fallon as a fanatical baseball fan who's forced to question his undying devotion to the Boston Red Socks when he falls in love with career-conscious Drew Barrymore.