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Taking trips back to my childhood Movieverse

Movies

Taking trips back to my childhood Movieverse

by Harriet Marsden

Rewatching the films you grow up with can be an enriching experience.
Hawking vs Paltrow: Pseudoscience must be ignored

Science

Hawking vs Paltrow: Pseudoscience must be ignored

by Drugstore Culture

A widespread rejection of Western medicine in favour of alternative medicine is on the rise – but, for real answers, we should look to scientists.
LFF review: I could have watched ‘Happy New Year, Colin Burstead’ for hours

Movies

LFF review: I could have watched ‘Happy New Year, Colin Burstead’ for hours

by Lucy Scholes

Ben Wheatley’s seventh feature film may contain several explosive encounters, but it's easy to spend time with its characters.
Space movies in the age of Elon Musk

Movies

Space movies in the age of Elon Musk

by Thomas McMullan

Films such as ‘First Man’ and ‘Hidden Figures’ are a world apart from SpaceX and Trump’s Space Force.
LFF review: ‘Sorry to Bother You’ is a masterwork

Movies

LFF review: ‘Sorry to Bother You’ is a masterwork

by Peter Hoskin

Boots Riley’s first feature film is brilliant. We can't wait to see more.
The problem with the free speech movement

The problem with the free speech movement

by Alice Thwaite

Challenging debates against someone you might not necessarily agree with, are essential to inspiring individual thought.
LFF review: ‘Colette’ reminds us to keep on fighting for equality

Movies

LFF review: ‘Colette’ reminds us to keep on fighting for equality

by Olive Pometsey

Based on the life of the French literary icon, Wash Westmoreland’s film brings the story of this revolutionary feminist back into the mainstream.
LFF review: ‘Wildlife’ soars over the human condition

Movies

LFF review: ‘Wildlife’ soars over the human condition

by Matthew d'Ancona

With Jake Gyllenhaal and Carey Mulligan, Paul Dano's London Film Festival offering explores the difficulties adults face while trying to hold life together.
Visual albums keep artists’ creativity alive

Music

Visual albums keep artists’ creativity alive

by Olive Pometsey

From Beyoncé to Frank Ocean, film could be the best way to understand a musician's vision.
The Met Gala’s ‘Camp’ theme might go horribly wrong

Fashion

The Met Gala’s ‘Camp’ theme might go horribly wrong

by Ryan Cahill

Our writer says that the theme could result in the appropriation of queerness.
Sell ‘Doctor Who’ to someone who can do it right

Television

Sell ‘Doctor Who’ to someone who can do it right

by Simon Mason

Jodie Whittaker's Doctor was a hit with most viewers, but our writer isn't quite convinced.
Taylor Swift can win votes for herself, but can she sway an election?

Music

Taylor Swift can win votes for herself, but can she sway an election?

by Olive Pometsey

Last night, Swift became the most celebrated female artist in the history of the American Music Awards, but her sudden politicisation could have a greater impact on her 'Reputation'.
LFF review: ‘Widows’ confirms McQueen’s genius

Movies

LFF review: ‘Widows’ confirms McQueen’s genius

by Matthew d'Ancona

Opening London Film Festival this evening, Steve McQueen's latest film is a triumph.
Let’s Talk on World Mental Health Day

Social

Let’s Talk on World Mental Health Day

by Sophie de Rosée

The first step to overcoming mental illness is also one of the most difficult – vocalising it.
Oxbridge and the social mobility myth

Social

Oxbridge and the social mobility myth

by Emily Pritchard

Cambridge University has unveiled new plans to improve access. Our writer reflects on the need for schemes like these in the UK education system.
What to expect from London Film Festival 2018

Movies

What to expect from London Film Festival 2018

by Lucy Scholes

LFF 2018 kicks off today with the premiere of Steve McQueen's 'Widows'. Our writer rounds up the films that should be on your radar.
Cinema has always been a child of tech

Movies

Cinema has always been a child of tech

by Pamela Hutchinson

Without the work of scientists, inventors and entrepreneurs, the movies would never have been born.
Absolute gobbledy-Goop

LOLZ

Absolute gobbledy-Goop

by Olive Pometsey

As Gwyneth Paltrow brings a Goop pop-up shop to the UK, we sift through her website to find some of the best advice, so you don't have to.