There is a great deal of fictionalised murder on television. But does it give us the wrong idea about crime?
The fictional detective retains his grip on our imaginations, even in an age when we have lost faith in the power of reason to solve problems, says philosopher John Gray.
The musician was best known for his distinctive “wah-wah” guitar pedal sound, memorably featured on Issac Hayes’ theme for the 1971 film “Shaft”. He joined Hayes’ band in 1970 and remained a member until Hayes’ death in 2008.
»I’m not an arrogant person by nature, but in this case I just knew I could do it,« says Anthony Horowitz. Horowitz explains why he was so keen to resurrect Sherlock Holmes – 81 years after the death of his creator Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
The title of the 23rd James Bond film has been confirmed as Skyfall. The latest 007 adventure will star Daniel Craig for the third time. Leading ladies have been confirmed as French actress Berenice Marlohe and Naomie Harris.