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The movie franchises that made me

Movies

The movie franchises that made me

by Matthew d'Ancona

Like life, franchises have their wrong turns and apparent catastrophes – they also recover.
The Movieverse and the dictionary

Movies

The Movieverse and the dictionary

by Peter Hoskin

The Oxford English Dictionary has added 100 new cinematic terms to its pages – and, in many cases, their belatedness stands out.
All across the Movieverse

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All across the Movieverse

by Peter Hoskin

Cinema is expanding into other artforms, while other artforms expand into it, so that few of the old divisions remain.
Weekend Watch: Aloha, Bobby and Rose

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Weekend Watch: Aloha, Bobby and Rose

by Scott Jordan Harris

Floyd Mutrux's 1975 film was a hit, but somehow it has slipped from our collective memory.
Fahrenheit 11/9: A much-needed bucket of cold water

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Fahrenheit 11/9: A much-needed bucket of cold water

by Matthew d'Ancona

Michael Moore’s latest film may go over-the-top at times, but it does no harm to be reminded of the horror of Trump’s presidency.
DRUGSTORE CULTURE turns plastic for Mean Girls day

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DRUGSTORE CULTURE turns plastic for Mean Girls day

by Olive Pometsey

This ‘Mean Girls’ day, we channel Tina Fey's 2004 cult classic to lay down the rules of DRUGSTORE CULTURE.
Learning to live Nappily Ever After

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Learning to live Nappily Ever After

by Olive Pometsey

Netflix's new film tackles the politics of Afro hair, taking the natural hair movement to new heights.
The venom of Gaga’s Little Monsters

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The venom of Gaga’s Little Monsters

by Olive Pometsey

Posting fake reviews of 'A Star is Born's' box office rival 'Venom', Lady Gaga's fans could potentially ruin the film's performance at cinemas this weekend.
Hellboy and the death of swearwords

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Hellboy and the death of swearwords

by Peter Hoskin

The first poster for Neil Marshall and David Harbour's 'Hellboy' has excited fans, but it has one major flaw.
Rocketman trailer: Egerton looks great as Elton

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Rocketman trailer: Egerton looks great as Elton

by Matthew d'Ancona

The first teaser trailer for ‘Rocketman’, the Elton John biopic set to be released in May, is intriguing for all sorts of reasons.
‘Never, ever, bloody anything, ever!’ – 30 years of ‘Mr Jolly Lives Next Door’

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‘Never, ever, bloody anything, ever!’ – 30 years of ‘Mr Jolly Lives Next Door’

by Matthew d'Ancona

The once-in-a-lifetime collaboration of Stephen Frears, Rik Mayall and Ade Edmondson, Peter Cook... and Nicholas Parsons: no wonder 'Jolly' has endured for three decades.
Almodóvar and Maura: The story of a breakdown

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Almodóvar and Maura: The story of a breakdown

by Harriet Marsden

Carmen Maura made the great Spanish director a star, but their artist-muse relationship couldn't survive success.
Weekend Watch: The Village

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Weekend Watch: The Village

by James Oliver

This 2004 M. Night Shyamalan movie didn't live up to his previous work when it was first released, but it still deserves a rewatch.
A Star is Born again – for the #MeToo era

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A Star is Born again – for the #MeToo era

by Pamela Hutchinson

From 1932 to now, the various films of the ‘A Star is Born’ story have each reflected their times.
We❤Criterion: My Man Godfrey

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We❤Criterion: My Man Godfrey

by Peter Hoskin

We introduce DRUGSTORE CULTURE’s partnership with Criterion UK with an essay about their latest release, ‘My Man Godfrey’.
To understand the world, watch a thriller

Movies

To understand the world, watch a thriller

by James Oliver

From ‘Les Vampires’ to ‘Mission Impossible: Fallout’, popular entertainments contain more of the real world than they care to admit.
Weekend Watch: The Red Shoes

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Weekend Watch: The Red Shoes

by Pamela Hutchinson

The first in DRUGSTORE CULTURE’s weekly series of film recommendations, past and present.
DRUGSTORE CULTURE meets Paul Feig

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DRUGSTORE CULTURE meets Paul Feig

by Drugstore Culture

DRUGSTORE CULTURE Editor-in-Chief Matthew d'Ancona meets director Paul Feig to discuss his new film A Simple Favour.