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Steve Rose

Steve Rose

    FBI’s gullible goat slips up on jihadi slope
    FBI’s gullible goat slips up on jihadi slope
    I’m a susceptible goat speeding down the path to Islamic extremism, but first I must negotiate the green-and-grey blocks of infidel propaganda. No,...
    How David Beckham should bend it on screen
    How David Beckham should bend it on screen
    They're accustomed to obeying orders, gruelling preparations and faking emotion for the cameras, but the odds are very much stacked against the...
    Cardboard: The new bricks and mortar
    Cardboard: The new bricks and mortar
    Cardboard? Really? It is the common reaction to the idea of making buildings out of thick paper, such as the temporary cardboard cathedral...
    And Jill came tumbling after
    And Jill came tumbling after
    Adam Sandler's latest comedy is shallow, scatological, lazy, crass and brazenly commercial.
    Take your pick from nuns, pirates and cowpokes
    Take your pick from nuns, pirates and cowpokes
    Peter Bradshaw and Steve Rose look at some of the new movies to look forward to this year
    Why does Jackass kick ass?
    Why does Jackass kick ass?
    It should come as no surprise that within minutes of our meeting, Johnny Knoxville is talking about his penis. More precisely, how he broke his...
    Gentle giant should head for Hollywood
    Gentle giant should head for Hollywood
    Forget David and Goliath. For most movie fans watching the heavyweight title fight between David Haye and Nikolai Valuev on Saturday, the first...
    African vision for Britain
    African vision for Britain
    David Adjaye's rise through the ranks of architecture has been dazzling. Within a decade he has made himself one of the best-known architects in...
    Architecture of paranoia
    Architecture of paranoia
    The New York offices of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, one of the world's largest architectural firms, are on Wall Street, just a few blocks from...
    Budding striker gets kicking
    Budding striker gets kicking
    There are football films, there are twists on football films, then there's Bend It Like Beckham, in which the budding striker is a British...
    Heroes in high heels
    Heroes in high heels
    Eight years ago, the dictionary publisher Longman was forced to apologise to the Thai government after defining Bangkok as "a place where there are...
    That's not all, folks
    That's not all, folks
    I'd like to thank Tom Hanks for voicing me, John Lasseter and the guys at Pixar for creating me, my agent, Buzz, Jessie, Mr Potato Head and the...