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The Rise of DaBaby, From Memes to the Mosh Pit1h 28m The Rise of DaBaby, From Memes to the Mosh Pit
The year’s most consistent new hip-hop star combines intense rhymes with online savvy.
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High Schools to TikTok: We’re Catching Feelings2h Updated High Schools to TikTok: We’re Catching Feelings
Teens love the app, and now it’s getting the stamp of approval with teacher-approved clubs. Did school just get ... fun?
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Drawn From Poverty: Art Was Supposed to Save Canada’s Inuit. It Hasn’t.3h Updated Drawn From Poverty: Art Was Supposed to Save Canada’s Inuit. It Hasn’t.
Indigenous work is all the rage in the Canadian art world. But life in the North is as much a struggle as ever.
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Ed Clark, Pioneering Abstract Expressionist Painter, Dies at 935h Updated Ed Clark, Pioneering Abstract Expressionist Painter, Dies at 93
In 2014, Mr. Clark received the Legends and Legacy Award from the Art Institute of Chicago for his 70 years of painting.
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What Happened in the Impeachment Inquiry This Week?6h Updated What Happened in the Impeachment Inquiry This Week?
Mick Mulvaney creates a storm. A meeting devolves into insults and finger-pointing. More testimony. And a resignation.
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The Nightlife Outlaws of East Los Angeles7h Updated The Nightlife Outlaws of East Los Angeles
Club Scum, a monthly party that embraces punk and drag, is a distillation of the fringe-friendly gay underground on the Eastside.
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When Mary Met Edgar: Exploring Cassatt and Degas7h When Mary Met Edgar: Exploring Cassatt and Degas
The artists’ mysterious relationship was one of the most significant of the Impressionist era. A new play delves into their connection.
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Reggie Yates: ‘I could get George Clooney to say stuff he’d never said before’8h Reggie Yates: ‘I could get George Clooney to say stuff he’d never said before’
From presenting CBBC to confronting neo-Nazis in Russia, Reggie Yates has moved smoothly from kids’ TV to becoming one of the country’s most respected documentary makers. He talks to Sam Wolfson about what he’s learned in almost 30 years in the spotlight From Leonardo da Vinci to
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The Peanut Butter Falcon review – an emotional ride8h The Peanut Butter Falcon review – an emotional ride
Shia LaBeouf and Zack Gottsagen are a dream double act in this unlikely buddy movie It could have been so corny. The heart of
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Restored to glory: How a 16th-century nun regained her place in art history9h Restored to glory: How a 16th-century nun regained her place in art history
Confined to a monastery by her parents, Plautilla Nelli became one of the Renaissance’s few female artists. Her forgotten masterpiece, The Last Supper, has now been resurrected In a city dripping with Renaissance jewels, the restored
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Patti Smith: ‘Reading Mark Twain gave me such anxiety I threw up’9h Patti Smith: ‘Reading Mark Twain gave me such anxiety I threw up’
The author and musician on Jean Genet, Little Women and crying over Charlotte Brontë
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J.D. Salinger, Unbound9h Updated J.D. Salinger, Unbound
A new exhibit at the New York Public Library offers an unprecedented glimpse into the novelist’s creative process and private life.
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Led By Donkeys book extract: ‘We decided that Boris Johnson said it, so he should own it’10h Led By Donkeys book extract: ‘We decided that Boris Johnson said it, so he should own it’
The anti-Brexit guerrillas tell how they risked offending Solihull residents with one last - sweary - guerilla poster before they went ‘legit’
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Samuel Hynes, Professor Whose Books Taught Lessons of War, Dies at 9510h Updated Samuel Hynes, Professor Whose Books Taught Lessons of War, Dies at 95
He wrote about Yeats and Auden, but as a former pilot in World War II, he was best known for exploring the reality of battle.
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The week in classical: Don Pasquale; Rigoletto; Zauberland – review11h The week in classical: Don Pasquale; Rigoletto; Zauberland – review
Royal Opera House; Glyndebourne, East Sussex; Linbury theatre, London
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Scarlett Moffatt’s The British Tribe Next Door: what were the TV execs thinking?12h Scarlett Moffatt’s The British Tribe Next Door: what were the TV execs thinking?
The reality star has had an erratic career. A problematic show in which her family shadow the lives of a Namibian tribe should put an end to it Where on the Scarlett-Moffatt-Is-England’s-Rose-O-Meter™ are we at the moment? I always forget. There was that ascent to fame when she sat horizontal on a sofa and said arch things on Gogglebox: we quite liked her then. After that there was the predictable
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Bored of true crime and George Ezra? Why fiction is saving podcasts13h Bored of true crime and George Ezra? Why fiction is saving podcasts
Bored of shows about brutal true crime and celebrities schmoozing? The ambitious serialised audio drama will get you hooked Non-fiction is still king in the rapidly expanding podcast universe: the bulk of on-demand audio remains dedicated to interviews, debates about sport or pop culture, and the genre that pushed podcasting into the mainstream, true crime. But some of those formats have gone stale: if we have maybe had enough of 12-part documentaries about a multiple child murder in Delaware in 1995, we can certainly do without any more two-hour chinwags where famous-ish people chat to their friends. Be thankful, then, that podcasting has a new big thing: dramatic fiction. Serialised audio drama is emerging as a defined genre, nourished by a symbiotic relationship with the golden age of TV. It’s still early, but the possibilities look infinite. This month saw Facebook Watch debut a TV thriller called
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‘People Were Bleeding All Over’: America’s Most Dangerous Amusement Park13h ‘People Were Bleeding All Over’: America’s Most Dangerous Amusement Park
Action Park was infamous for bruises, scars, broken bones — even death. Now it is the subject of a documentary.
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For Some Horror Writers, Nothing Is Scarier Than a Changing Planet13h For Some Horror Writers, Nothing Is Scarier Than a Changing Planet
While literary fiction often sidesteps the climate crisis, eco-horror is filling the breach.
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Dame Julie Andrews: ‘My biggest disappointment? Losing my singing voice’14h Dame Julie Andrews: ‘My biggest disappointment? Losing my singing voice’
The star of stage and screen on painful memories, over-apologising and eating cornflakes in the middle of the night Born in Surrey, Julie Andrews, 84, began performing at 12. In the 50s, she made her Broadway stage debut in The Boy Friend and then starred in My Fair Lady. She played the title role in the 1964 film
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20 photographs of the week14h 20 photographs of the week
Turkey’s military offensive against Kurdish forces, the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, and Eliud Kipchoge breaking the two-hour marathon barrier – the past seven days, as captured by the world’s best photojournalists
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Romesh Ranganathan takes on his family at Fortnite: ‘I have everything on the line’15h Romesh Ranganathan takes on his family at Fortnite: ‘I have everything on the line’
After an expert training session for me and my mum, will this be a bonding experience? Or will my boys request a new father? A while ago, I wrote a column about
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Streaming: Meryl Streep kicks off a season of starry Netflix offerings15h Streaming: Meryl Streep kicks off a season of starry Netflix offerings
Get comfy on the couch with a new Soderbergh and a bravura turn from Eddie Murphy, the first of the streaming giant’s big autumn films Autumn is upon us, and with it the long, often tedious publicity trail to the Oscars. The late-summer film festivals, from Venice through to London, have had their say, while nomination lists for some of the season’s earliest precursor prizes are being compiled. For Netflix, this now means the rollout of their shiniest awards hopefuls on a near-weekly basis: Martin Scorsese’s mob epic
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Hannah Gadsby: ‘Quit comedy? I can’t – I’ve got no other skillset!’16h Hannah Gadsby: ‘Quit comedy? I can’t – I’ve got no other skillset!’
The comic was due to retire, until her show Nanette made her an overnight star. So how does she plan to top it? Over her 10-year standup career,
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17h What’s on TV Saturday: ‘Tell Me Who I Am’ and ‘Patsy & Loretta’
An incredible story of amnesia and family trauma hits Netflix, and the tale of Patsy Cline and Loretta Lynn’s friendship airs on Lifetime.
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Kate Braverman, Who Wrote of Women on the Margins, Dies at 7022h Updated Kate Braverman, Who Wrote of Women on the Margins, Dies at 70
Her novels, short stories and poetry were dense with lush and spellbinding imagery. As a teacher, one former student said, “She lived and died by the word.”
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22h Updated Netflix’s ‘The Laundromat’ Goes On as Court Transfers Lawsuit
A judge on Thursday ruled that a defamation lawsuit filed by the firm at the center of the Panama Papers should be heard in the Los Angeles area.
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22h Being a swing in The Lion King
Swing Debôrah Godchaser takes us behind the scenes as the show celebrates 20 years in London's West End.
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Priced Out of Classical Music? Try Concerts for $8.3322h Updated Priced Out of Classical Music? Try Concerts for $8.33
Peoples’ Symphony Concerts quietly offers Carnegie Hall-quality artists for less than a Manhattan movie ticket. Or even a large popcorn.
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Samuel Hynes, Professor Whose Books Taught Lessons of War, Dies at 9425h Samuel Hynes, Professor Whose Books Taught Lessons of War, Dies at 94
He wrote about Yeats and Auden, but as a former pilot in World War II, he was best known for exploring the reality of battle.
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It’s Fall, So the Best-Seller Lists Are Brimming With New Books25h It’s Fall, So the Best-Seller Lists Are Brimming With New Books
One of them, Jason Reynolds’s middle-grade novel “Look Both Ways,” is a National Book Award finalist.
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Dorothea Buck, 102, Dies; Nazi Victim and Voice for Mentally Ill25h Dorothea Buck, 102, Dies; Nazi Victim and Voice for Mentally Ill
After a forced sterilization at 19, she became first a sculptor and then an advocate for more humane psychiatric care in modern Germany and beyond.
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What’s in the Murder Book? Marilyn Stasio Wants to Know.25h What’s in the Murder Book? Marilyn Stasio Wants to Know.
Her latest Crime column features a cold case for Michael Connelly’s Harry Bosch and whodunits from Susan Isaacs, Charles Todd and Deborah Crombie.
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25h Updated Bill Macy, a Memorable Sitcom Foil on ‘Maude,’ Dies at 97
After years of stage roles, Mr. Macy became a TV star in the 1970s as Walter, the harried husband of Bea Arthur’s larger-than-life title character.
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‘Watchmen’: Here’s What to Know From the Comics26h ‘Watchmen’: Here’s What to Know From the Comics
Damon Lindelof’s new HBO series is set roughly 30 years after the original comic book series, but it lives in the same universe. Having a little background helps.
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26h ‘Chasing Rainbows’ Review: Judy Garland’s Happy Days
Focusing on the entertainer’s early years, this Paper Mill Playhouse musical offers buoyant tap numbers but sidesteps the material’s most troubling implications.
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27h Review: ‘Leavenworth’ Puts the Army on Trial
A documentary mini-series on Starz examines the case of a platoon leader whose own men accused him of murder in Afghanistan.
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27h Updated 11 of Our Best Weekend Reads
A farewell to Elijah Cummings. Federal inaction on e-cigarettes. Russians bomb Syrian hospitals. Robert Pattinson. Noel Fielding. Rachel Weisz. And more.
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Dark Books for Dark Times27h Dark Books for Dark Times
Read these spine-tingling works of science fiction and fantasy at your own risk.
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‘Parasite’ and South Korea’s Income Gap: Call It Dirt Spoon Cinema27h ‘Parasite’ and South Korea’s Income Gap: Call It Dirt Spoon Cinema
Bong Joon Ho’s latest film joins a growing list of movies criticizing South Korean inequality — a problem so pervasive it has given birth to its own slang.
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11 Plays and Musicals to Go to in N.Y.C. This Weekend28h Updated 11 Plays and Musicals to Go to in N.Y.C. This Weekend
Previews, openings and some last-chance picks.
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Keith Haring Mural Cut Out of New York Stairwell Heads to Auction28h Updated Keith Haring Mural Cut Out of New York Stairwell Heads to Auction
The artwork, at a former youth center owned by a church, faces an uncertain future.
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With the Guggenheim, Frank Lloyd Wright Built a Soaring and Intimate Sanctuary for Art28h Updated With the Guggenheim, Frank Lloyd Wright Built a Soaring and Intimate Sanctuary for Art
Just before he died, the architect created a spiraling city square that elevates the work it houses.
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7 Podcasts for the Sports Fan29h 7 Podcasts for the Sports Fan
Every sport needs a good commentator, and these shows offer everything from postgame analysis to historical storytelling.
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Ginny NiCarthy, 92, Author of Guide for Battered Women, Dies29h Updated Ginny NiCarthy, 92, Author of Guide for Battered Women, Dies
Her book became a standard reference for women suffering abuse in the home. “What did you do right today?” it asked, calling for a daily checklist.
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Sara Danius, 57, Dies; First Woman to Head Nobel Literature Committee30h Updated Sara Danius, 57, Dies; First Woman to Head Nobel Literature Committee
She led the deliberations to grant Bob Dylan the Nobel. When she was ousted after a sex scandal in which she was not involved, thousands rallied to her defense.
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Charles Jencks, 80, Dies; Helped Define Postmodern Architecture30h Updated Charles Jencks, 80, Dies; Helped Define Postmodern Architecture
His writings announced the death of Modernism, and the public spaces he designed were full of adventurous shapes and ideas.
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Alicia Alonso, Star of Cuba’s National Ballet, Dies at 9830h Updated Alicia Alonso, Star of Cuba’s National Ballet, Dies at 98
A ballerina of unusual range and power, she continued to dance into her 70s despite chronic vision problems.
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Review: A Fearless Soprano Shows What’s Possible30h Review: A Fearless Soprano Shows What’s Possible
Barbara Hannigan blazed in contemporary music in two intimate concerts at the Park Avenue Armory.
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This Hip-Hop Legend’s True Passion? Kites30h This Hip-Hop Legend’s True Passion? Kites
DJ Kool Herc, a pioneer of the breakbeat, is also a master of kites.
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30h Nobel Literature Prize judges defend controversial award for Peter Handke
The Nobel Literature Prize has been criticised for rewarding an author accused of denying genocide.
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Superman Speaks His Truth31h Superman Speaks His Truth
A change is right around the corner. What will it mean for the hero, his world and his fans? Brian Michael Bendis explains.
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31h Updated At MoMA, Home Movies That Reveal the World
“Private Lives Public Spaces” is a thought-provoking show of neglected footage from the museum’s collection. With little background information available, you get to play historian and detective.
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A Swiss Orchestra Dances Beyond the Boundaries of Classical Music32h A Swiss Orchestra Dances Beyond the Boundaries of Classical Music
The Geneva Camerata has won over audiences in Europe with a genre-blurring mix of music and movement. Next stop: an American debut in New York.
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There Are Worse Roles Than the Seducer. Ask Alexander Skarsgard.32h There Are Worse Roles Than the Seducer. Ask Alexander Skarsgard.
The actor talks about his latest turn as a compelling sociopath in “The Kill Team” and his Emmy-winning role in “Big Little Lies.”
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Mars decor, stunning psychedelia and the hound of Hades – the week in art32h Mars decor, stunning psychedelia and the hound of Hades – the week in art
Humanity looks to colonise the Red Planet, Bridget Riley messes with heads and Mark Bradford unleashes a monster dog –
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Abomination: the riotously high-camp opera about DUP homophobia33h Abomination: the riotously high-camp opera about DUP homophobia
Inspired by remarks made by a unionist MP, an incendiary opera is about to unleash gay cake and drag on Belfast. Will Arlene Foster be in the front row? We meet its creator The Newtownards Road in the heart of Protestant, unionist east Belfast is the unlikely setting for rehearsals of Abomination: A DUP Opera, the incendiary work that will open the
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Booker T. Jones, Soul’s Ultimate Sideman, Takes the Lead at Last33h Booker T. Jones, Soul’s Ultimate Sideman, Takes the Lead at Last
In a new memoir, “Time Is Tight: My Life, Note by Note,” the Stax studio wizard and acclaimed producer tells his own story and finds his voice.
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Ranveer Singh Champions Indian Rap. ‘Gully Boy’ Provided a Spark.33h Updated Ranveer Singh Champions Indian Rap. ‘Gully Boy’ Provided a Spark.
The actor, who starred in the movie focused on India’s underground hip-hop scene, has helped start the record label IncInk.
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Review: ‘Modern Love’ Is Charming but Uneven34h Updated Review: ‘Modern Love’ Is Charming but Uneven
Based on the New York Times column of the same name, the Amazon anthology series is the TV equivalent of an Instagrammable latte.
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35h US gallery banned from purchasing Joseph Wright painting
The government says it is important the 18th Century painting by Joseph Wright stays in the UK.
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The Peanut Butter Falcon review – Shia LaBeouf brings soul to odd-couple adventure36h The Peanut Butter Falcon review – Shia LaBeouf brings soul to odd-couple adventure
A child in care finds himself on the run with a criminal, with Dakota Johnson’s nurse on their trail, in an innocently charming adventure story There is a gentle sweetness to this goofy, big-hearted comedy written and directed by feature first-timers Tyler Nilson and Mike Schwartz: a film that doubles as a modest homage to Mark Twain.
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Will Brexit Help France’s Flagging Art Market?36h Will Brexit Help France’s Flagging Art Market?
David Zwirner is branching out, opening a gallery in Paris, and more dealers are heading for the FIAC fair.
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Fearless, free and feminist: the enduring appeal of Jack Reacher37h Fearless, free and feminist: the enduring appeal of Jack Reacher
From Kate Atkinson to Haruki Murakami, the fast-paced Jack Reacher books have a host of obsessive fans. As a new thriller is released, we investigate the magnetism of Lee Child’s antihero This month, Lee Child’s latest novel – his 24th thriller featuring Jack Reacher, a 6ft 5in, 250lb former US army military policeman – will be at, or near, the top of the bestseller charts. The books have been a publishing phenomenon, a huge commercial fiction brand, since the Coventry-born author (real name Jim Grant) wrote the first,
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The Week in Arts: Alicia Keys, Mark Morris and an Expanded MoMA37h The Week in Arts: Alicia Keys, Mark Morris and an Expanded MoMA
The singer headlines Tidal’s benefit concert in Brooklyn; and the Museum of Modern Art debuts its larger, more diverse collection.
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37h New in Paperback: ‘Bowlaway’ and ‘Heart’
Six new paperbacks to check out this week.
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37h Echoes of Borges in a Novel of War-Torn Venezuela
Karina Sainz Borgo’s “It Would Be Night in Caracas” traces one woman’s grief against a backdrop of political chaos.
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37h Updated Trevor Noah Can’t Keep Up With the Scandals
Noah thinks he’s figured out the president’s strategy: One scandal gets you kicked out of office. “But with seven in one day? Ain’t nobody got time for that.”
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The Laundromat review – Steven Soderbergh gets caught in a spin38h The Laundromat review – Steven Soderbergh gets caught in a spin
The Panama Papers story arrives on the big screen as a star-studded romp full of smarm and short of focus Here is a movie with right on its side. But that hasn’t stopped it being messy, unsatisfying and dramatically redundant: a laborious Ted-talking satire delivered with the same air of smirking self-satisfaction that I found unbearable in Adam McKay’s
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Eli review – schlocky Netflix horror devolves into supernatural silliness39h Eli review – schlocky Netflix horror devolves into supernatural silliness
A boy questions the veracity of some nasty experimental treatment in a promisingly twisty tale that ultimately crashes and burns Offloaded to Netflix by Paramount, who reportedly couldn’t figure out how the heck to market it, supernatural horror flick Eli arrives with a number of question marks eerily circulating. In a hugely profitable time for the genre, how could a major studio not figure out how to make some theatrical profit from a low-budget horror film? What’s the big twist at the film’s sinister core? And most importantly, can it possibly be even half as bad as
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39h Updated Abominable: A DreamWorks movie, a map, and a huge regional row
How a brief scene in a multi-million dollar movie has sparked a regional row between countries.
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Indistractable by Nir Eyal review – are you addicted to your phone?40h Indistractable by Nir Eyal review – are you addicted to your phone?
The author of Hooked, a bible of addictive tech design, now offers advice on how not to be distracted. But is his self-help argument convincing? In
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Official Secrets review – Keira Knightley shines as a very British whistleblower40h Official Secrets review – Keira Knightley shines as a very British whistleblower
Knightley gives a sympathetic performance as Iraq war whistleblower Katharine Gun in this shrewd and relevant spy drama
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Roaring success: backstage at The Lion King – in pictures41h Roaring success: backstage at The Lion King – in pictures
Celebrating 20 years at the Lyceum theatre in London this weekend, the
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41h What’s on TV Friday: ‘The Laundromat’ and ‘Modern Love’
Steven Soderbergh’s latest film hits Netflix. And a new series based on a column in The New York Times debuts on Amazon.
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