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39m Dubs or subs? Parasite renews debate on how to watch foreign films
Subtitles are the film connoisseur's choice - but Netflix is sounding the dub-a-dub-dub for dubbing.
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A Beethoven Aria Was Lost. I Filled In the Missing Pages.1h 48m Updated A Beethoven Aria Was Lost. I Filled In the Missing Pages.
You’re no Beethoven, to say the least. But you have to take the risk.
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Johni Cerny Dies at 76; Helped the Famous Find Their Roots2h Johni Cerny Dies at 76; Helped the Famous Find Their Roots
Fascinated by family trees since childhood, she became, Henry Louis Gates Jr. said, “the proverbial dean of American genealogical research.”
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Alanis Morissette’s Agonized Ballad, and 10 More New Songs4h Alanis Morissette’s Agonized Ballad, and 10 More New Songs
Hear tracks by Waxahatchee, Kyle, Arca and others.
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Lynn Cohen, Magda on ‘Sex and the City,’ Is Dead at 868h Lynn Cohen, Magda on ‘Sex and the City,’ Is Dead at 86
She had a long career onstage and on film and TV. But she found her greatest fame late in life, as a stern housekeeper on a hit HBO series.
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On my radar: Chris Steele-Perkins’s cultural highlights9h On my radar: Chris Steele-Perkins’s cultural highlights
The photographer on the latest Tarantino film, a psychedelic flower show, and where he goes for a good fry-up
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An Artist Who Doesn’t Want to Feed Western Fantasies About Africa9h Updated An Artist Who Doesn’t Want to Feed Western Fantasies About Africa
Cinga Samson’s surreal canvases engage obliquely with his identity, but stand alone as testaments to his finely honed craft.
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Midnight Family review – superb documentary on Mexico’s private ambulances9h Midnight Family review – superb documentary on Mexico’s private ambulances
Luke Lorentzen’s film follows an enterprising family exploiting the gap in Mexico City’s dire emergency servicesThere’s a twilight zone that the Ochoa family, the subjects of this superb observational documentary, inhabit. It’s a very dirty grey area situated somewhere between moral and amoral, occasionally dipping into outright immoral. The Ochoa men (and only once do we get a glimpse of one of the women of the family) save lives. Which, in any normal world, would make them the good guys. But the Ochoas live in Mexico City, in which there are just 45 government ambulances to support a population of around 9 million. Mopping up the overspill is an unofficial network of private ambulances, for-profit services that ferociously compete to pick up the victims of accidents and then charge them – or at least attempt to charge them – for emergency care. The Ochoas run one such ambulance; Luke Lorentzen’s remarkable film rides along inside a vehicle that supports an extended family financially and provides a lifeline for the injured and sick. It also serves as a mobile childcare unit for the younger Ochoa boy, who prefers the outlaw thrill of prowling the streets at night to the grind of the school day. And who can blame him? Captured by a camera that frequently rattles against the sides of the hurtling ambulance, the Ochoas’ night-time escapades are electrifying and urgent, doused in strobing emergency lights and powered by adrenaline.
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Like a natural woman: how the female gaze is finally bringing real life to the screen9h Like a natural woman: how the female gaze is finally bringing real life to the screen
From Portrait of a Lady on Fire in cinemas to Fleabag on television, realistic women are at last being shown looking back at the world that is looking at themFilm and television makers have never been shy about the female form. Hollywood always valiantly ensures audiences know what its leading ladies look like in underwear, and often without, while television heaves with the bosoms of pretty ingénues in period drama. Alas, anyone with a brain will know these portrayals are far from representative of how women look and act in real life. Tired of the disconnect? Good news: today’s hottest screen hits are proving that you can discuss women’s bodies honestly, and without sexualising them, too. Take
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Don Letts: ‘Punk was a refuge from racism’10h Don Letts: ‘Punk was a refuge from racism’
The DJ and musician, 64, on being black and British, finding a scene, and why punk’s not dead
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‘It changed my life’: Edmund de Waal on writing The Hare With Amber Eyes10h ‘It changed my life’: Edmund de Waal on writing The Hare With Amber Eyes
Before writing his bestselling memoir, the potter and author had not realised that losing the thread of a family was so universal It was difficult. I was making the most complex work of my life: an installation of 450 porcelain vessels for a red aluminium shelf 50m above the entrance to the V&A. It had to be finished and installed on the scaffolding in the same month as the delivery of the final draft of
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Glass Town by Isabel Greenberg review – inside the Brontës’ dreamworld12h Glass Town by Isabel Greenberg review – inside the Brontës’ dreamworld
The imaginary realms of the Brontë sisters offer an escape from Victorian constraints in a graphic novel that blurs fiction and memoirBefore
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BBC broadcaster Simon Warr dies aged 6512h BBC broadcaster Simon Warr dies aged 65
Former teacher, who also appeared on Channel 4’s That’ll Teach ‘Em, died from cancer The BBC broadcaster and former teacher Simon Warr has died from cancer aged 65 after announcing days ago he was in a hospice with a “very serious health condition”. On Thursday, he
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I Am Not Okay With This: more Big Teen Emotions from the Stranger Things team13h I Am Not Okay With This: more Big Teen Emotions from the Stranger Things team
Horniness, confusion and grief combine to give a suburban teenager Carrie-like powers in Netflix’s explosive teen drama If there is one undeniable fact that young adult movies and TV shows have taught us, it is that teenage feelings are extremely powerful. From
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Vine Made the Internet Fall in Love With Short Videos13h Vine Made the Internet Fall in Love With Short Videos
Now that they’re everywhere, is it time for Vine to make a comeback? The founder of Byte hopes so.
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Ricky Wilson: ‘How do I relax? Murder, She Wrote’15h Ricky Wilson: ‘How do I relax? Murder, She Wrote’
The Kaiser Chiefs frontman on The Voice, corporate gigs and a not-so-secret party Born in West Yorkshire, Ricky Wilson, 42, taught at Leeds College of Art before becoming the frontman of
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The Mirror & the Light by Hilary Mantel – read the exclusive first extract16h The Mirror & the Light by Hilary Mantel – read the exclusive first extract
The first chapter of the final volume of Mantel’s award-winning Thomas Cromwell trilogy opens at the execution of Anne Boleyn
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Review: At the Philharmonic, New Music for a Changing World18h Review: At the Philharmonic, New Music for a Changing World
Jaap van Zweden led an evening of Renée Fleming in songs by Björk, and a premiere by the Pulitzer Prize-winner Ellen Reid.
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22h Friends to reunite for one-off special on HBO Max
The cast of Friends is to reunite for a one off special, more than 15 years since the show ended.
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‘Friends’ Cast to Reunite in HBO Max Special23h Updated ‘Friends’ Cast to Reunite in HBO Max Special
The special will be available to subscribers at the debut of the new streaming service, in May. (Could you BE any more excited?)
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Holocaust Educators Urge Amazon to Stop Selling Nazi Propaganda24h Updated Holocaust Educators Urge Amazon to Stop Selling Nazi Propaganda
The retailer said it was listening, but defended its right to sell books “that some may find objectionable.”
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Harvey Weinstein Trial: Jury Suggests It Is Split on 2 Most Serious Charges24h Updated Harvey Weinstein Trial: Jury Suggests It Is Split on 2 Most Serious Charges
The judge told jurors to keep deliberating after they sent a note asking if they could be deadlocked on the top counts, but unanimous on others.
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What the Jury’s Note Could Mean for the Weinstein Deliberations24h Updated What the Jury’s Note Could Mean for the Weinstein Deliberations
A tantalizing question sent to the trial judge left many people wondering if the jurors were nearing a conviction.
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Loved ‘Parasite’? Manohla Dargis Recommends Other South Korean Movies25h Updated Loved ‘Parasite’? Manohla Dargis Recommends Other South Korean Movies
The Times’s Culture editor has questions. Our critic has answers.
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The One With the Reunion: Friends cast to return for TV special25h The One With the Reunion: Friends cast to return for TV special
Matthew Perry posts: ‘It’s happening’ as HBO confirms show to appear on streaming platform HBO Max Friends fans can rejoice – The One Where They All Get Back Together is officially on. HBO has confirmed that the cast of Friends will reunite for a special on the streaming platform HBO Max, the
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25h Updated Billie Eilish lands number one with James Bond theme
No Time to Die becomes only the second-ever official 007 song to top the UK singles charts.
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25h Updated Friends to reunite for one-off special
The cast of Friends is to reunite for a one off special, more than 15 years since the show ended.
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What the Jury’s Note Could Mean for the Weinstein Verdict25h What the Jury’s Note Could Mean for the Weinstein Verdict
A tantalizing question sent to the trial judge left many people wondering if the jurors were nearing a conviction
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‘Vitalina Varela’ Review: A Widow Grieves in Endless Night25h Updated ‘Vitalina Varela’ Review: A Widow Grieves in Endless Night
In the new drama from Pedro Costa, daylight, and hope, are hard to find.
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The Artist Beneath the Art Forger26h Updated The Artist Beneath the Art Forger
A show of portraits by Elmyr de Hory is a celebration of the man as an artist as well as a forger. Will it bring a recognition that eluded him in his lifetime?
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Reinbert de Leeuw, Dutch Champion of Contemporary Music, Dies at 8127h Updated Reinbert de Leeuw, Dutch Champion of Contemporary Music, Dies at 81
He pushed conservative institutions to program the new, and was a noted conductor of major avant-garde works.
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28h Updated The Batman begins filming in Glasgow city centre
Film crews set up around the Necropolis cemetery as Batman is seen riding a motorbike.
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Harvey Weinstein trial: jury appears to reach partial verdict28h Harvey Weinstein trial: jury appears to reach partial verdict
Jury indicated that in three counts they have reached their decision, and will now break and return to deliberations on the other two counts on Monday The jury at Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial in New York appears to have reached a verdict on three of the five counts facing him, though they are deadlocked on the most serious charge – predatory sexual assault. Shortly after the lunch break on Friday, the five men and seven women of the jury were called back into court having indicated that in three counts they have reached their decision. These are: the count that alleges the fallen movie mogul forced oral sex on a then Project Runway production assistant, Miriam Haley, in 2006 and two counts of rape in 2013 of a woman who the Guardian is not naming as her intentions on identification are unclear.
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Ousted Cooper Hewitt Director Calls Investigation a ‘Sham’28h Updated Ousted Cooper Hewitt Director Calls Investigation a ‘Sham’
In her first public remarks since she was forced to resign, Caroline Baumann said an inquiry that focused on her wedding was unfair and colored by sexism.
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A Supreme Court for the Rich28h A Supreme Court for the Rich
Adam Cohen’s “Supreme Inequality” shows that for 50 years the decisions of the Supreme Court have favored the wealthy.
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29h Updated How Mexico’s Muralists Lit a Fire Under U.S. Artists
A stupendous show at the Whitney Museum explores the profound impact of Mexican painters — the meeting and mingling that enriched American culture.
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‘Sabbath Girl’ Review: A Meet-Cute with Art and Knishes29h ‘Sabbath Girl’ Review: A Meet-Cute with Art and Knishes
Cary Gitter’s throwback romantic comedy, about an Orthodox Jew and his Italian-American neighbor, is kind of sweet and kind of clunky.
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Pamela Adlon Fuels Her Hectic Life With Fosse and ‘Fame’29h Pamela Adlon Fuels Her Hectic Life With Fosse and ‘Fame’
The actress, whose FX series returns on March 5, puts “All That Jazz,” A Tribe Called Quest and Norman Lear’s comedies on her list of must-haves.
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A Spinning Top in ‘Rodeo’30h A Spinning Top in ‘Rodeo’
The New York City Ballet principal Daniel Ulbricht’s solo in this Justin Peck ballet is all about momentum — and clarity.
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30h Updated Why Diego Luna Took Convincing to Play a Kingpin in ‘Narcos: Mexico’
Following the Season 2 debut, the actor opened up about his character’s rise and fall and his memories of Mexico City during the height of the drug war.
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The Umbrella Academy Has a Spinoff: You Look Like Death30h The Umbrella Academy Has a Spinoff: You Look Like Death
The flashback story will feature Séance, one of the misfit heroes, and an adventure in Hollywood.
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Nigel Godrich webchat – post your questions now!32h Nigel Godrich webchat – post your questions now!
The Ultraísta member and Radiohead producer will be answering your questions at Guardian HQ from 2pm GMT on Tuesday 25 February
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A Painter Who Wants to Be the Serena Williams of Art32h A Painter Who Wants to Be the Serena Williams of Art
Cinga Samson’s surreal canvases engage obliquely with his identity, but stand alone as testaments to his finely honed craft.
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Danny Cipriani posts emotional video about ex-girlfriend Caroline Flack33h Danny Cipriani posts emotional video about ex-girlfriend Caroline Flack
Rugby player says he will release voice message presenter sent to him days before she killed herself Danny Cipriani has posted an emotional video on social media about his ex-girlfriend Caroline Flack, saying she tried to call him before she died and that he would release a voice message from her. Flack, who presented the ITV reality show Love Island, was found dead at her east London home on Saturday 15 February, having taken her own life.
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12 Pop, Rock and Jazz Concerts to Check Out in N.Y.C. This Weekend33h Updated 12 Pop, Rock and Jazz Concerts to Check Out in N.Y.C. This Weekend
Our guide to pop and rock shows and the best of live jazz happening this weekend and in the week ahead.
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Okwui Okpokwasili Wants You to Slow Down and Walk With Her33h Okwui Okpokwasili Wants You to Slow Down and Walk With Her
At Danspace Project, Ms. Okpokwasili invites you into her work. Listen. Answer a question. Maybe even sing a bit.
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My solution to the Parthenon marbles row: a museum for the 21st century33h My solution to the Parthenon marbles row: a museum for the 21st century
A travelling global exhibition of the world’s treasures would help combat rising populism, says the former US ambassador to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations As the era of Brexit arrives, Britain’s future is filled with uncertainties. Its leaders and people will need to shape a new national narrative following the country’s exit from the European Union. One way to do so would be to resolve its
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Joaquin Phoenix saves cow and calf from slaughterhouse34h Joaquin Phoenix saves cow and calf from slaughterhouse
Two days after his Oscars speech criticising the meat industry, the actor rescued Liberty and Indigo at a California abattoir Few would have anticipated the most memorable line from this year’s Oscars would involve the artificial insemination of cattle. But Joaquin Phoenix’s lengthy
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35h Kerry Katona: I had to climb over my back gate to escape paparazzi
Singer Kerry Katona says being "constantly" followed by the media left her feeling suicidal at times.
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Dan Brown announces debut picture book – soundtracked by the author35h Dan Brown announces debut picture book – soundtracked by the author
The Da Vinci Code writer to publish his first volume for children, Wild Symphony, accompanied by his own orchestral work Just like his hero Robert Langdon, who combines an eidetic memory with an uncanny knack for solving mysteries, incredible swimming skills and the ability to look good in Harris tweed, it turns out Dan Brown has has a similar range to his talents: novelist, composer and now picture book author. The Da Vinci Code author is set to publish his first picture book, Wild Symphony, on 1 September – to be accompanied by a classical music album, his first official music release since his writing career began. Brown has a background in music, and before he published The Da Vinci Code
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Everything we wanted: the race to find the next Billie Eilish35h Everything we wanted: the race to find the next Billie Eilish
The search for ‘the new Billie’ is undoubtedly under way. But how will record labels attempt to replicate her success? Last week,
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36h France Cuka: Friday Night Dinner star dies aged 83
The veteran actress of screen and stage played the much-loved Nelly Buller in the Channel 4 comedy.
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Music industry fears bands will be unable to tour UK without visas36h Music industry fears bands will be unable to tour UK without visas
Professional body urges ministers to clarify proposed post-Brexit immigration rules The music industry has urged the government to clarify its proposed immigration rules amid fears that bands from the EU will not be able to tour the UK without written permission or a visa. They are the latest to warn of the economic risks posed by the
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37h Newly-discovered Rembrandt work to go on display in Oxford
Let The Little Children Come To Me will be shown at Oxford's Ashmolean Museum as part of a larger exhibition.
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Love, lifelines and Larkin: the best books to make you feel less alone38h Love, lifelines and Larkin: the best books to make you feel less alone
From John Williams’s Stoner to Margaret Drabble’s The Millstone, literary worlds offer a vital spark of human connection “We’re born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion that for the moment we’re not alone.”
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A Billion-Dollar Scandal Turns the ‘King of Manuscripts’ Into the ‘Madoff of France’38h A Billion-Dollar Scandal Turns the ‘King of Manuscripts’ Into the ‘Madoff of France’
Accused of orchestrating a literary Ponzi scheme, Gérard Lhéritier prepares his defense as his breathtaking collection is auctioned off.
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How Do You Solve a Problem Like ‘Emma’?38h How Do You Solve a Problem Like ‘Emma’?
Other movie versions of the Jane Austen heroine emphasized her charms. This time she doesn’t care about pleasing her audience.
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38h New in Paperback: ‘Say Nothing’ and ‘The Club’
Six new paperbacks to check out this week.
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38h Hanging With the Wits and Dandies of the Belle Époque
In “The Man in the Red Coat,” Julian Barnes takes readers on an elegant, illustrated tour of the Paris of one of his favorite historical periods.
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39h BBC to make Watchdog part of The One Show
The long-running consumer rights show will no longer be a standalone programme.
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The Orielles: the hotly tipped band leaving Halifax for the stars40h The Orielles: the hotly tipped band leaving Halifax for the stars
Energised by gong baths and Korean dance music, the northern band are topping playlists with their cosmic psychedelia Twenty minutes into the gong bath, Orielles vocalist and bassist Esmé Hand-Halford knew that she was ready to do her vocal take. Stockport’s
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42h EastEnders 35th anniversary: My life as a superfan
It's the 35th anniversary this week - here's what the show means to a superfan.
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42h What’s on TV Friday: ‘The Last Thing He Wanted’ and ‘The Clone Wars’
A thriller based on a Joan Didion novel debuts on Netflix. And “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” gets revived on Disney Plus.
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