DVD Reviews - A Low Budget Indie, Reminders of Huckleberry Finn and a Surreal Western Make for Great Viewing

Clive Botting | Posted 29.11.2013 | UK Entertainment
Clive Botting

A low budget indie is chilling and uncomfortable viewing and oozes real horror, an emotionally rewarding coming-of-age movie on the banks of the Mississippi delights and a tongue-in-cheek surreal ballet of violence heralds the fastest gun in the South.

Matthew McConaughey Washes Off Romantic Comedy Dirt in 'Mud'

Philip White | Posted 04.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Philip White

In a way, this is a movie about searching: Mud is searching for his girl, Juniper, and an escape route. Ellis is searching for a model of a functional relationship that the troubled twosome can never live up to. Ellis's real father is searching for a way to connect with his son. It's also a meditation on fatherhood and how hard it can be for dads and sons to communicate.

Venezuelan Presidential Elections 2013: And It's Chávez Deputy Nicolás Maduro at a Canter!

Asa Cusack | Posted 25.05.2013 | UK Politics
Asa Cusack

The temporary ceasefire following Hugo Chávez's death is over, and campaigning for mid-April elections has seen Venezuela's two political poles renew hostilities. Here we take a local look at who's heading the race for the presidential palace and why.

What's Mud Got to Do With It?

Gates Cambridge Scholars | Posted 01.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Gates Cambridge Scholars

It turns out that mud can tell stories. Hidden in that sticky matrix of clay, silt, sand, and organic goo are clues to the past. Those clues provide valuable information to scientists like myself.

PICTURES: Is This The Toughest Assault Course Ever?

Posted 31.01.2012 | UK

Hurtling through fire, crawling through mud and enduring icy waters: the Facebook photo for the twice-a-year Tough Guy challenge bears the strapline ...

Natural Beauty? Bar Rafaeli Covers Her Body In Dead Sea Mud | Posted 11.10.2011 | UK Style

Looks like we've discovered the secret to Bar Rafaeli's buff body: the supermodel posted these pictures of herself on Twitter, smothered head-to-toe i...

Matthew McConaughey To Get Stuck Into 'Mud' With Reese Witherspoon

Posted 08.10.2011 | UK Entertainment

Matthew McConaughey is in talks to star opposite Reese Witherspoon in new drama Mud. Star Trek's Chris Pine had previously been reported to be in l...