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Counting Crows Frontman Adam Duritz On The Day Keith Richards Taught Him To Be A Rockstar

(0) Comments | Posted July 25, 2014 | 5:31 AM

If there’s one musician looking on the bright side of the bottom falling out of the music business, it’s Counting Crows frontman Adam Duritz.

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Adam Duritz thinks, after 20 million albums sold, he knows what he's talking about

As the...

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'The Honourable Woman' Part 4 Review - Maggie Gyllenhaal Drama Raises Stakes In Gaza Flashback

(3) Comments | Posted July 24, 2014 | 6:28 PM

Episode 4 found 'The Honourable Woman' leaving much of the family drama behind, taking us back in time to eight years before and settling into a meaty political thriller concerning the whereabouts of a cool million and a half pounds of Stein cash.

As soon as Nessa (an ever...

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'The Mimic' Star Terry Mynott Wonders Who Will Replace Distinctive Voices Of The Past

(0) Comments | Posted July 23, 2014 | 7:11 AM

Where are all today's distinctive voices?

That's the question 'The Mimic' star Terry Mynott and I are left asking as we chat about the inspirations behind the many voices he masters during his off-beat comedy drama, whose second series continues tonight on Channel 4.

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'20 Feet From Stardom' Film Review - Oscar-Winning Documentary Highlights Backing Singers' Pleasure And Pain

(1) Comments | Posted July 22, 2014 | 5:55 PM

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We hear them loud and clear, we see them sharing the stage with the world’s most glamorous idolised musical figures, but we take no more notice of them than we do the shadows at the mixing desk, the guards on the stadium gates.

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'We Are Monster' Brings To Screen Racist Murder Of Zahid Mubarek In Feltham Young Offenders' Institute

(0) Comments | Posted July 22, 2014 | 11:22 AM

Leeshon Alexander was a teenager in 2000 when he read the local news, with one headline catching his attention – the murder by one teenager of another, within the claustrophobic confines of Feltham Young Offenders Institute.

14 years later, Leeshon's made his...

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Late Beatle George Harrison's Memorial Tree Brought Down By Actual Beetles In Los Angeles

(0) Comments | Posted July 22, 2014 | 9:13 AM

In a bizarre case of life imitating... something, a tree planted in honour of late Beatle George Harrison has come a cropper, courtesy of a plague of actual beetles.

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George Harrison was a much-celebrated resident of Los Angeles in his final...

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MH17 Crash Forces Estonian Blues Festival To Drop Putin Supporter Steven Seagal From Bill

(0) Comments | Posted July 21, 2014 | 11:13 AM

Steven Seagal has been dropped from the bill at an Estonian blues festival, with organisers made nervous by his ongoing support for Russian premier Vladimir Putin and his position regarding the Crimean peninsula.

With the deepening international crisis following the downing of Malaysian Airlines' flight MH17 on Thursday, schedulers have...

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Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley Star In 'The Imitation Game' About Alan Turing's Enigma Battle (TRAILER)

(0) Comments | Posted July 21, 2014 | 10:38 AM

Benedict Cumberbatch has proved he can play a genius with uncanny conviction, with his depictions of real-life space guru Stephen Hawking and literary icon Sherlock Holmes on the small screen.

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Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley star in 'The...

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Nicky Campbell Explains 'Long Lost Family' Job 'Isn't Continuation Of My Career, It's Part Of My Life'

(0) Comments | Posted July 21, 2014 | 8:53 AM

Nicky Campbell admits he had trepidation about his role presenting ‘Long Lost Family’, because… “I didn’t want it to be tacky and insensitive”.

“I intended it to be made, with respect and dignity,” he explains.

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Nicky Campbell presents 'Long...

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Elaine Stritch Dead: Broadway Legend Turned 'Thirty Rock' Favourite Dies Aged 87

(3) Comments | Posted July 18, 2014 | 6:27 AM

Broadway has said farewell to one of its most enduring legends with the death at 87 of Elaine Stritch.

The star of stage and screen who was performing with only a chair, a microphone and a white shirt and pair of fishnet tights died at her home...

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Gaza Offensive: Israeli Filmmakers Sign Petition, Urging Israeli Government To Hold Ceasefire On Attacks On Gaza Strip

(9) Comments | Posted July 14, 2014 | 9:51 AM

A group of Israeli filmmakers have added their voices to those pleading for a ceasefire to the attacks by their Government on the Gaza Strip.

At the Jerusalem Film Festival, this group broke into the schedule with an impromptu press conference to declare their concerns for citizens,...

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Chris Packham Wants To Pass The Wildlife Baton To Youngsters With Programmes Like 'Wildlife Jack'

(7) Comments | Posted July 14, 2014 | 8:42 AM

Chris Packham is rubbing his eyes from late night World Cup viewing when I meet him, but his enthusiasm is infectious. Once he gets going, it’s clear that what we see on TV is only the tip of the iceberg of his passion and commitment to the cause...

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'Senna' Director Asif Kapadia: 'Intense, Compassionate, Beautiful - Ayrton Senna Had All The Qualities Of A Movie Star'

(1) Comments | Posted July 11, 2014 | 1:59 PM

People can't get enough of 'Senna'.

20 years after his death, the Brazilian racing driver is still heralded as one of the great legends of his sport, with his charisma captured in Asif Kapadia's biopic, screened again this evening on ITV.

Here's Asif's interview with HuffPostUK from a...

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'Britain's Most Dangerous Songs: Listen to the Banned': Mike Read Explains What REALLY Happened With Frankie Goes To Hollywood's 'Relax'

(20) Comments | Posted July 11, 2014 | 11:29 AM

Tonight's BBC music doc, 'Britain's Most Dangerous Songs: Listen to the Banned', charts the stories of 10 songs, from the 1930s to the present day, which the BBC considered unsuitable for public broadcasting on radio and television.

Some of these entries seem just bizarre from a modern viewpoint -...

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'The Honourable Woman' Part 2 Review: Spooks Influence On Show In Political Drama

(1) Comments | Posted July 11, 2014 | 5:43 AM

After last week's explosive opener of 'The Honourable Woman', Episode 2 was slower but just as complex, as the authorities picked apart what they could of a suspicious suicide and a kidnapping.

A lot of the Middle Eastern complexity got left behind as everyone concentrated on what...

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'Unbroken' Trailer: First Look At Angelina Jolie's Film, Telling Story Of Louis Zamperini (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted July 10, 2014 | 8:35 AM

The first trailer has debuted for Angelina Jolie's film 'Unbroken', which tells the story of Olympic athlete and prisoner of war, Louis Zamperini.

The trailer comes only a week after the death of Zamperini at 97, with tributes for him being led by director Angelina,...

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'Episodes' Star Matt LeBlanc Reveals EXACTLY Why 'Friends' Reunion Won't Be Happening (INTERVIEW)

(0) Comments | Posted July 9, 2014 | 12:22 PM

'Episodes' third series comes to an end tonight on BBC2, but the good news is that, although Sean and Bev (Stephen Mangan and Tamsin Greig) seem determined to head back to London and leave their Hollywood scriptwriting duties behind, the story is left wide and truly open, and Series 4...

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'Slaying The Badger' Documentary: Another Tour De France Duel, This Time Greg LeMond Versus Bernard Hinault

(0) Comments | Posted July 8, 2014 | 10:05 AM

As Tour de France fever reaches its height, and the sport continues to recover from the wheels of deceit spun by Lance Armstrong, it's worth remembering that, before this American arch-villain, cycling had its all-American hero, who waged his own almighty battle.

'Slaying the...

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'The Armstrong Lie' Film Maker Alex Gibney Admits: 'I Felt Used By Lance Armstrong'

(10) Comments | Posted July 7, 2014 | 4:13 PM

As the UK is gripped by fresh enthusiasm for Le Tour, Channel 4 tonight broadcasts a timely reminder that, for every hero we cheer on along England's green hedgerows, the sport is still recovering from the machinations of its most charismatic and ruthless villain.

When I first...

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'Mistaken For Strangers' Documentary: What Happens When The National Are Filmed By Frontman's Brother Tom Berninger

(4) Comments | Posted July 7, 2014 | 12:45 PM

You can see the critically-acclaimed documentary 'Mistaken for Strangers' for free in Hyde Park on Wednesday evening, courtesy of Barclaycard Presents British Summer Time Hyde Park.

'Mistaken for Strangers' is a song by Brooklyn-based indie rock band The National from their fourth studio album, Boxer.

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