Art & Culture

Netflix releases trailer for Chadwick Boseman’s final movie

The late actor stars opposite Viola Davis in Oscar-tipped August Wilson adaptation Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom Netflix has unveiled the trailer for the late actor Chadwick Boseman’s final movie, Oscar-tipped August Wilson adaptation Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. The Black Panther star, who died in August at 43, has already been …

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Yippee Ki YAAAy: Bruce Willis plugs Die Hard car batteries

More hard up than Die Hard? It may look like a trailer for John McClane’s next shoot-’em-up caper, but Willis’s action-packed commercial runs out of power fast In a way – in the smallest, saddest way imaginable – we should probably be quite grateful to Bruce Willis. Because in a …

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My streaming gem: why you should watch My Happy Family

Continuing our series of writers discussing underseen movies is a layered Georgian drama about a woman leaving her husband “Happy is the family with a peaceful mother,” a voice drones from the TV in a cramped, Tbilisi apartment in the opening minutes of Nana Ekvtimishvili and Simon Groß’s domestic drama …

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Not the Booker prize: vote now for the 2020 winner

Our annual experiment to find the best book of the year has given us six enjoyable novels – now we hand it over to you to select your favourite It’s voting time in the 2020 Not the Booker prize. There are six books in contention: Hashim & Family by Shahnaz …

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Which fictional dystopia would be the worst to live in?

We’ve seen human-enslaving robots, body-snatching aliens and nuclear war. But one fate is the most horrifying of them all Before we work out which dystopia is worst, it might be useful to define what exactly a dystopia is. According to the dictionary, a dystopia is “a society in which there …

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