guardian:

How true should historical fiction be?

From Hilary Mantel to Andrew Miller to Philippa Gregory, historical fiction is enjoying a boom. But novelists are storytellers, not history teachers, argues Stephanie Merritt. Read more

Pictured: Stranger than fiction … Ben Miles (Thomas Cromwell) and Lydia Leonard (Anne Boleyn) in the stage adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall. Photograph: Tristram Kenton for the Guardian

christophwaltzfan:

First official images from “The Zero Theorem” (2013) directed by Terry Gilliam.

We chatted to Terry Gilliam about The Zero Theorem - it looks awesome! http://bit.ly/1nAprGF

Terry Gilliam, the surreal genius responsible for Monty Python’s ionic animation, is a mass of brilliant, iconoclastic contradictions. A film director releasing a cutting edge film, The Zero Theorem, which concerns itself with how technology affects our lives, the 73-year-old Minnesota-born innovator reveals how, actually, he hates how technology affects our lives. And that’s quite a revelation…as is the notion that a man who has been the creative force behind some of the most innovative films of recent years - 12 Monkeys, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas - doesn’t like going to the cinema too much. This all needs exploring…http://bit.ly/1nAprGF
clairey92:

Every morningWe love Richard Ayoade! We chatted to him about being famous and his new film The Double

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clairey92:

Every morningWe love Richard Ayoade! We chatted to him about being famous and his new film The Double

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onlygaryoldman:

South Londoner Gary Oldman, who currently lives in Los Angeles with wife Alexandra Edenborough, is celebrating 35 years on screen in 2014 with a lead role in the latest version of the RoboCop franchise. http://bit.ly/1auRdMI

mbphotograph:

London, England

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guardian:

Nasa release images to coincide with Gravity Oscar win

After the film Gravity picked up a handful of Oscars, including for best cinematography and best visual effects, Nasa releases images of the real thing. See more

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WOW

“Pop Art should be pop­u­lar, tran­sient, expend­able, low-cost, mass-produced, young, witty, sexy, gim­micky, glam­orous, and big business”

jane-ta:

Want to Feel | London, UK

Photographed by [ Jane Ta ]

We have some FREE tickets to see In Skagway at Arcola Theatre tomorrow night! First come, first served…

gettyimagesarchive:

Shirley Temple (1936-2014)

Photo by: Alfred Eisenstaedt/The LIFE Picture Collection

Win tickets to the private view of Affordable Art Fair, Battersea! We have five pairs to give away, each pair is worth £50. 

Enter the competition here

(Image credit: Naxos 3 by Nick Bodimeade, oil on canvas, £1,650, courtesy of Sarah O’Kane Contemporary Fine Art)

Hollywood celebrity photographer Andy Gotts, whose Behind The Mask photography exhibition running at Somerset House until February 7, favours a ‘warts ‘n’ all’ approach to his craft, using minimal make up on subjects, no retouching, and “absolutely no Photoshop.”… Read more: http://bit.ly/1lA67Z2

Hollywood celebrity photographer Andy Gotts, whose Behind The Mask photography exhibition running at Somerset House until February 7, favours a ‘warts ‘n’ all’ approach to his craft, using minimal make up on subjects, no retouching, and “absolutely no Photoshop.”… Read more: http://bit.ly/1lA67Z2