In a world of apps, e-books, Moshi Monsters and digital music, how will parents fund their children’s spending?
And 8m downloads on Christmas Day alone for Rovio’s collection of mobile games
Popular and modern, the bike has captured the public imagination and is being idealised by artists and businesses
What’s new on the app stores on Friday 22 June 2012
Our tastes can and do change over time for a variety of reasons. Do you now dislike something you used to love, or vice-versa?
With his selection as jury member for the coming Cannes film festival recently announced, it’s about time we acknowledged Gaultier’s work on such films as The Fifth Element and The Skin I Live In
The great New Wave film-maker François Truffaut would have been 80 today. As he’s honoured with a Google doodle, Xan Brooks salutes one of cinema’s most sorely missed
The people behind the film are all on board. But how on earth will they get the DeLorean to do 88mph on stage?
Scorsese’s Hugo, shot in 3D, is an excited paean to film history using modern techniques. But Dean’s much darker Film, at Tate Modern, mourns the passing of celluloid
Full-flavoured, hearty, and comfortingly creamy, is cullen skink the world’s finest fish soup?
Ridley Scott returns to his old franchise bearing an arsenal of 21st-century space-travel motifs. But will he forgo the original film’s creepy intimacy?
Want to see online success turn to real-world humiliation? Come to my book reading in Austin this weekend
Having sworn never to go back to SXSW, guess where you’ll find me on Saturday? Come and see my humiliation. Or, dammit, I’ll have to suffer it alone.