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MOVIES: Big-screen Great Expectations would have been a turn-off for Dickens

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Helena Bonham Carter as Miss Havisham in Great Expectations

Helena Bonham Carter as Miss Havisham in Great Expectations

Published: 29 November, 2012
by DAN CARRIER

SIR SALMAN VERSUS... Rushdie's memoirs reveal a welcome reconciliation with le Carré

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John Le Carre ( Left) salman rushdie (Right) photo: syrie moskowitz

John Le Carre (Left) Salman Rushdie (Right) photo: Syrie Moskowitz

Published: 22 November, 2012
by GERALD ISAAMAN

CRUCIBLE OF HISTORY: Project charts the turbulent events and characters of Kentish Town

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Image of the crowd at the St Pancras rent battle of September 1960 outside Kennistoun House. Courtesy of The Camden Tenant John Cowley

CINEMA: It's a Shah thing as Ben Affleck directs and stars in Argo

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Ben Affleck directs and stars in Argo

Ben Affleck directs and stars in Argo

Published: 8 November, 2012
by DAN CARRIER

CINEMA: Quvenzhané Wallis as Hushpuppy in Beasts of the Southern Wild

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Quvenzhané Wallis as Hushpuppy in Beasts of the Southern Wild

Quvenzhané Wallis as Hushpuppy in Beasts of the Southern Wild

Published: 18 October, 2012
by DAN CARRIER

CINEMA: On The Road steers too far away from Kerouac's seminal Beatnik novel

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Sam Riley and Garrett Hedlund in On The Road

Sam Riley and Garrett Hedlund in On The Road

Published: 11 October, 2012
by DAN CARRIER

MOVIES: Old habits die hard for time-travelling Bruce Willis in classy Looper

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Bruce Willis as Old Joe and Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Joe in Looper

Bruce Willis as Old Joe and Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Joe in Looper

Published: 27 September, 2012
by DAN CARRIER

NO STONE UNTURNED: Philip Norman's biography paints both sides of Mick Jagger

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Philip Norman (left) has written a life story of Mick Jagger (right)

Philip Norman (left) has written a life story of Mick Jagger (right)

Published: 13 September, 2012
by PIERS PLOWRIGHT

FORGETTABLE? Colin Farrell is all action and no script in the new Total Recall

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Colin Farrell as Quaid in Total Recall

Colin Farrell as Quaid in Total Recall

Published: 30 August, 2012
by DAN CARRIER

CINEMA: The lost boy? in The Imposter

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Adam O’Brian as Frédéric Bourdin in The Imposter.

Adam O’Brian as Frédéric Bourdin in The Imposter.

CINEMA: Sly Stallone in The Expendables II

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The Expendables II

Published: 16 August, 2012
by DAN CARRIER

The Expendables II
Directed by Simon West
Certificate 12a
Rating: 3 Out Of 5 Stars

UNDER THE MICROSCOPE: Life story of DNA 'heroine' Rosalind Franklin is told by her sister

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Rosalind Franklin at work in the laboratory

Rosalind Franklin at work in the laboratory

Published: 9 August, 2012
by LEWIS WOLPERT