As the Un-American Activities Committee searched for communists working in Hollywood, Chaplin would have been questioned had he returned. So he, wife Oona and their four children lived at the Savoy while they arranged to move to Switzerland. As female guests were not allowed into the bar, Oona was often seen waiting for Charlie outside while he had a few martinis before dinner. … [Read more...] about Scandalous secrets of A-list celebs and royals who stayed at Savoy Hotel
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This is partly due to the pleasure its sheer ingenuity inspires. The Clock is a 21st-century answer to the elaborate mechanical clocks premodern artisans built for the town halls of central European cities. Just as those ancient clocks amaze with their sculpted wooden figures that rotate on the hour as chimes resonate on cobbled squares, so we marvel at Marclay’s technical achievement. How many hours of watching films, rewinding, freezing, isolating and grabbing brief glimpses of timepieces, went into this miracle of digital craft? … [Read more...] about The Clock review – ‘The longer you watch it, the more addictive it becomes’
Asked about her family’s royal interest, Bouchard, 20, laughed: “I should say parental interest, probably mostly mother. She named us, so I wasn’t really aware of what was going on at that time. … [Read more...] about Cliff Richard at Wimbledon: What the deuce was his garish blue pinstripe number all about?
We all want racial harmony and a cleaner, greener planet. But we don't recognise the deliberately distorted portrait of our tolerant country as a racist hell-hole. Nor do we believe further shutting down our already Covid-crippled economy and taking us back to a romanticised agrarian age is the best way to save the polar bears. … [Read more...] about RICHARD LITTLEJOHN: If Extinction Rebellion and BLM want power, let them stand for election… they would lose whatever credibility they once had
He described the moment in 2014, while he was in Portugal, that he heard police had raided his Berkshire home: “It was very intrusive. It’s hard to explain to people what it feels like. I only went back to that apartment once, to collect my clothes. It was worse than being burgled. … [Read more...] about Sir Cliff Richard demands extra £1.5m from BBC over sex offence raid