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2008-08-22 18:00:31

COMEDY GET SMART (1hr 50mins) Certificate: 12A Starring: Steve Carell, Anne Hathaway, Terence Stamp Director: Peter Segal Star rating: *** BASED on a madcap 60s television series created by Mel Brooks and Buck Henry, Get Smart is a comic caper about an accident-prone yet sensitive secret agent.

2008-08-21 18:00:34

By Mike Davies HELLBOY II: THE GOLDEN ARMY Cert 12A 110 mins **** Other than Christopher Nolan, is there another director as hot as Guillermo del Toro? Pan's Labyrinth may have been relatively small fry, but the Oscar was worth its weight in gold.

2008-08-21 12:01:06

By Kerry McKittrick If you're going to talk about Hellboy, then by all means, talk about Ron Perlman. Talk about his gravelly voice, his excellent comic timing, and his ability to wear the costume of a seven foot devil like his own skin.

2008-08-19 12:00:35

By Jonathan Romney Film 'Hellboy II' gives us what we want: great scraps, baroque monsters, bold colours and a dash of comic-book cool Hellboy II: The Golden Army Guillermo del Toro 119 mins, 12A A strange thing about comic-book films: the higher the stakes, the more lightweight the result.

2008-08-19 12:00:35

By BEN WALTERS Arts Spotlight Discerning comic-book fans know all about Spider- Man, Batman and now Hellboy - but who are the next wave of superheroes leaping from small page to big screen? This has been a bumper year for silver-screen superheroics.

2008-08-15 12:00:40

By Noel McAdam Graphic novel fans will get a kick out of this inventive yarn, and for the rest of us, there's the thrill of it being set in Norn Iron.

2008-08-10 00:00:17

By JOY LO DICO Parties Channel 4 chairman Luke Johnson looked pensive as he stood on the balcony of Somerset House.

2008-08-05 15:00:32

By WHITE, Tina REVIEW Beauty and the Beast. Regent on Broadway. August 1-16. Reviewed by Tina White. -------------------- Fairytale musical, fairytale theatre - Beauty and the Beast and the Regent on Broadway were well-matched at Friday night's opening.


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gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'