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It is time for strong action against the Saudi regime

Drugstore Culture by Drugstore Culture

As the brutal details of Jamal Khashoggi’s murder emerge, diplomatic condemnation is no longer enough.
LFF review: ‘In Fabric’ must be seen to be believed

Movies

LFF review: ‘In Fabric’ must be seen to be believed

by Lucy Scholes

Peter Strickland’s high camp horror is consistently funny and extremely weird.
The immortal Rita Hayworth

Movies

The immortal Rita Hayworth

by Pamela Hutchinson

100 years after her birth, we remember the actress who was shy in private but bold on screen.
Brexit Crunch Week: Day Three Update

Politics

Brexit Crunch Week: Day Three Update

by Matthew d'Ancona

If ever there was a week in which plain speaking was required, it's this one. Here are a few tips to get you through it.
Anna Burns makes history with Man Booker Prize win

Books

Anna Burns makes history with Man Booker Prize win

by Lucy Scholes

She's became the first Northern Irish writer to win, with her book 'Milkman'.
LFF review: ‘The Kindergarten Teacher’ is Maggie Gyllenhaal's best work

Movies

LFF review: ‘The Kindergarten Teacher’ is Maggie Gyllenhaal's best work

by Lucy Scholes

The film could have floundered without Gyllenhaal's excellent performance.
We must learn to grieve our planet before we can save it

Social

We must learn to grieve our planet before we can save it

by Alex Evans

Death is our last great taboo – and it might be why we can't face up to climate change.
LFF review: ‘Suspiria’ is brilliant... until it gets weird

Movies

LFF review: ‘Suspiria’ is brilliant... until it gets weird

by Olive Pometsey

Luca Guadagnino's remake of the horror classic starts off strong, until prosthetics and fake blood takeover.
LFF review: ‘Joy’ reveals the brutal, inhuman world of modern-day slavery

Movies

LFF review: ‘Joy’ reveals the brutal, inhuman world of modern-day slavery

by Lucy Scholes

Sudabeh Mortezai’s film depicts the dog eat dog world of human trafficking.

Politics

Brexit Crunch Week: Day Two Update

Matthew d'Ancona by Matthew d'Ancona

If ever there was a week in which plain speaking was required, it's this one. Here are a few tips to get you through it.
Charting the power of black music

Photography

Charting the power of black music

by Olive Pometsey

Photographer Alexis Chabala is celebrating pioneering black artists with ‘The Influence Project’, a series of images that highlight their contributions to music.
LFF review: ‘Wild Rose’ is a celebration of the emancipating power of music

Movies

LFF review: ‘Wild Rose’ is a celebration of the emancipating power of music

by Matthew d'Ancona

Tom Harper’s film is more similar to ‘The Commitments’ than Bradley Cooper’s ‘A Star Is Born’.
Barbican’s ‘Modern Couples’ brings female artists out from their partners’ shadows

Art

Barbican’s ‘Modern Couples’ brings female artists out from their partners’ shadows

by Zoe Whitfield

With feminist undertones, this exhibition is less about the couples and more about the art of women.
LFF review: Nicole Kidman’s delivers an Oscar-worthy performance in ‘Destroyer’

Movies

LFF review: Nicole Kidman’s delivers an Oscar-worthy performance in ‘Destroyer’

by Lucy Scholes

Karyn Kusama’s film gives Kidman the chance to be damaged and dangerous in a way that usually only men are allowed to be.
My Bi Life

Television

My Bi Life

by Nichi Hodgson

As TV shows 'The Bisexual' and 'The Bi Life' make their way onto mainstream television, our writer reflects on her life as a bisexual.
LFF review: ‘Non-Fiction’ is both superficially chic and deeply intelligent

Movies

LFF review: ‘Non-Fiction’ is both superficially chic and deeply intelligent

by Lucy Scholes

Olivier Assayas' film couldn't be more French if it tried.
Important post: the Editor breaks his silence on Ariana and Pete

Social

Important post: the Editor breaks his silence on Ariana and Pete

by Matthew d'Ancona

The couple have reportedly called off their engagement, but don't underestimate their individual staying power.
LFF review: BBC1’s ‘The Little Drummer Girl’ is luxuriously cinematic

Television

LFF review: BBC1’s ‘The Little Drummer Girl’ is luxuriously cinematic

by Lucy Scholes

Park Chan-wook's television adaptation of John le Carré’s novel is worthy of being viewed in a theatre.