Women on top

2 October 2010 12:00 am

Although Made in Dagenham is far from perfect and has a particular fondness for those impromptu speeches which turn out to be stirringly spot-on, it is so warm-hearted and affectionate it wouldn’t be right to take against it.

Gut instincts

9 September 2009 12:00 am

Julie Powell wrote Julie and Julia, a book (and now a film) in which she described her attempts to cook a huge number of recipes by the cookery writer Julia Child.

Moving swiftly on

20 May 2009 12:00 am

Chaplin’s Girl, by Miranda Seymour
Love Child, by Allegra Huston

On message

15 April 2009 12:00 am

In the Loop
15, Nationwide

Liz suggests

20 February 2009 3:30 pm

Film There’s been a rush of good movies recently — Rachel Getting Married (with Anne Hathaway) and Vicky Cristina Barcelona,…

Liz suggests

12 January 2009 3:52 pm

Circus Cirque du Soleil has taken a surreal turn with its latest show, Quidam, at the Albert Hall: a headless…

A cliché too far

24 September 2008 12:00 am

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One-trick pony

17 September 2008 12:00 am

Tropic Thunder
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15, Selected Cinemas

Saved by the horses

4 June 2008 12:00 am

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Pete suggests

7 May 2008 2:29 am

BOOKS If you’re looking to keep up-to-speed with all things Web 2.0, then you could do worse than read Clay…

In Scarlett’s shoes

12 April 2008 12:00 am

Lloyd Evans on the extraordinary story behind Trevor Nunn’s ‘Gone with the Wind’

Matthew suggests

1 April 2008 5:09 pm

THEATRE I can strongly recommend God of Carnage, the new play by Yasmina Reza, which tracks the descent into madness…

Clemency suggests

10 March 2008 5:33 pm

FILM One of the most remarkable things about Africa is how rare it is to see Africans cry. You meet…

Pete suggests

29 February 2008 12:34 pm

BOOK I’m just coming to the end of The Last Titan: A Life of Theodore Dreiser – Jerome Loving’s critical…

Matthew suggests

26 January 2008 12:00 am

I have three books on the go at the moment: Charles Leadbeater’s brilliant analysis of web-world, We-Think, The Craftsman, by…

Clemency suggests

17 January 2008 5:29 pm

January may traditionally be the year’s grimmest month, characterised as it is by broken resolutions, misery-inducing detox diets and frightening…

Clemency Suggests

14 December 2007 5:44 pm

It seems bizarre to me that book shopping at this time of year should be about negotiating your way through…

Matt Suggests

24 October 2007 1:52 pm

BOOK Nixon and Kissinger: Partners in Power by Robert Dallek: The double biography is a genre that, in the hands…

James Suggests….

20 September 2007 10:46 am

The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara: This fictionalised account of the Battle of Gettysburg is one of the best historical…