Art

Al Pacino on Scarface 35 years later: ‘Bombast was what we were trying to say’

Al Pacino on Scarface 35 years later: ‘Bombast was what we were trying to say’

When he declared that the world (and everything in it) was coming to him, the audience cheered. When he shot Robert Loggia (that chazzer) the audience cheered. When he wore a ...

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Screen Actors Guild calls for end to private meetings in hotel rooms

Screen Actors Guild calls for end to private meetings in hotel rooms

The Screen Actors Guild has called for an end to private meetings in “high-risk locations” in the wake of a string of sexual assault allegations in Hollywood. Sag-Aftra, the labor ...

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‘Time is up for Woody Allen’: are Dylan Farrow’s allegations finally sticking?

Time is up for Woody Allen': are Dylan Farrow's allegations finally sticking?

When Dylan Farrow first shared her public account of sexual assault at the hands of her father Woody Allen, actors ignored her personal pleas for support. It was 2014, and celebrities brushed ...

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From Blurred Lines to New Rules: how sex in pop has changed for ever

From Blurred Lines to New Rules: how sex in pop has changed for ever

When Robin Thicke and Pharrell released Blurred Lines on 26 March 2013, they had no idea (or claimed not to) that it would kickstart a debate about rape culture and misogyny in ...

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Fire and Fury: could a book bring down a president?

Fire and Fury: could a book bring down a president?

We seem to be living through a golden age for the political tell-all. After all, there is so much to tell! As politics careens from one car wreck to the ...

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Dylan Farrow denies being brainwashed in first TV interview about Woody Allen allegations

Dylan Farrow denies being brainwashed in first TV interview about Woody Allen allegations

Dylan Farrow has denied that she was “brainwashed” or “coached” into accusing her adopted father Woody Allen of sexual assault, in her first televised interview about the allegations. In the interview on ...

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Pavel Filonov’s Shostakovich’s First Symphony: art at its most musical

Pavel Filonov’s Shostakovich’s First Symphony: art at its most musical

All in the mind In Pavel Filonov’s response to the expressionist composer Dmitri Shostakovich’s First Symphony, the canvas swarms with abstractions. They feel like notes or beats, from which faces ...

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The most exciting sci-fi, fantasy and horror films of 2018

The most exciting sci-fi, fantasy and horror films of 2018

Alita: Battle Angel James Cameron has been working on this drama, based on a manga series about an amnesiac cyborg, for the best part of two decades. But now he’s ...

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Should the Last Jedi have gone over to Star Wars’ dark side?

Should the Last Jedi have gone over to Star Wars' dark side?

It is a battle that has been raging for more than four decades. No, not Team Luke vs Team Vader but the ongoing war for the soul of Star Wars. It ...

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Eminem attacks Donald Trump: ‘He’s got people brainwashed’

Eminem attacks Donald Trump: 'He's got people brainwashed'

Eminem has attacked President Trump in a new interview, saying: “I get almost flustered thinking about him – that’s how angry he makes me.” In the interview with Vulture’s David Marchese, the ...

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