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THE BEST OF BARDEM

The Visual CV: Javier Bardem, the first Spanish actor ever to win an Oscar, is about to be a Bond villain. Nicholas Barber picks his best roles… read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsfilmmoviesNicholas BarberSeptember/October 2012visual cv

CHOPIN IN CHICAGO

Perahia.jpg This Season: Michael Church's highlight for the autumn season is a pianist who "marries technical perfection with singing delicacy"... read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsClassical MusicMichael ChurchSeptember/October 2012THIS SEASON

HOW TOM WOLFE DOES IT

Notes on a Voice: the satirist with the white suit leaves moralising to others. Robert Butler itemises his dandy style read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT Artsbooksnotes on a voiceRobert ButlerSeptember/October 2012

TOP HAT AND TALES

Mofokeng.jpg This Season: for her pick of the exhibitions, Olivia Weinberg chooses two collections of South African photographs... read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsExhibitionsOlivia WeinbergSeptember/October 2012THIS SEASON

SOFT-EDGED SCALPELS

MaggieBooks web2.jpg Six Good Books: Maggie Fergusson finds Ian McEwan and Rose Tremain on sparkling form, and recommends two formidable feats of reportage... read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsbooksMaggie FergussonSeptember/October 2012Six Good Books

FROM PORTUGAL WITH PLAYFULNESS

This Season: Nicholas Barber's pick of the new films is a dreamlike melodrama from Miguel Gomes... read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsfilmmoviesNicholas BarberSeptember/October 2012THIS SEASON

AMERICAN EXOTIC

At the Cinema: film-makers are less interested in America than they used to be. But now, writes Tom Shone, a gem of a movie bucks the trend... read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsAt the CinemafilmmoviesSeptember/October 2012Tom Shone

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