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Vanessa Thorpe

Vanessa Thorpe

    Marseilles’ cultural moment
    Marseilles’ cultural moment
    Some places you put off visiting because you know your expectations are too high. Marseille, the salt-baked harbour at the bottom of France, has...
    Robert Redford, the Sundance Kid, grows old with style
    Robert Redford, the Sundance Kid, grows old with style
    Robert Redford's new film sees the Hollywood liberal play a craggy radical, hiding away from a criminally subversive past under an assumed...
    Disney films 'have lost innocence'
    Disney films 'have lost innocence'
    Award-winning film director Gurinder Chadha is calling for more films to be made specifically for children, claiming that blockbusters made by...
    Afghans unite to cheer brave new stars
    Afghans unite to cheer brave new stars
    The people of Afghanistan came together in a moment of cultural unity on Friday. The vast majority of them watched -- some nervously in secret,...
    Jaded Jagger jumps on Britney's cloud
    Jaded Jagger jumps on Britney's cloud
    He is 58 and looking forward to a free bus pass after 40 hectic years touring the world with the Rolling Stones. She is 19 and has taken a new...
    Jaded Jagger jumps on Britney's cloud
    Jaded Jagger jumps on Britney's cloud
    He is 58 and looking forward to a free bus pass after 40 hectic years touring the world with the Rolling Stones. She is 19 and has taken a new...