When a Pulitzer prizewinning biographer produces evidence that one of the most admired men in history colluded in and even applauded a rape, it’s to be expected that the story will land on the front page of a major mainstream newspaper and create an international firestorm.
Mon, 03 Jun, 2019
Hollywood director Oliver Stone wanted a hit - and the chance to put America’s most famous dissadent on screen. The subject wanted veto power. The Russian lawyer wanted someone to option the novel he’d written. The American lawyer just wanted the whole insane project to go away. Somehow the film got made.
Sat, 10 Sep, 2016
Mon, 06 Jun, 2016
Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson shed their inhibitions in the eagerly-anticipated film version of Fifty Shades of Grey, Alfred Molina and John Lithgow play men struggling to keep their relationship together in Love Is Strange.
Fri, 13 Feb, 2015
The US is struggling to fully realise the vision that civil rights leader Martin Luther King described in his ‘I have a dream’ speech 50 years ago, as the goal of economic security for all remains elusive, President Barack Obama said yesterday.
Thu, 29 Aug, 2013
PRESIDENT Barack Obama entered the pantheon of Nobel Peace Prize winners yesterday with humble words, acknowledging his own few accomplishments while delivering a robust defence of war and promising to use the prestigious award to “reach for the world that ought to be”.
Fri, 11 Dec, 2009