Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Art

Art

The must-watch TV of autumn 2017, from Blue Planet to Stranger Things

Electric Dreams Sci-fi writer Philip K Dick rivals Jane Austen and Stephen King in his book-to-screen ratio: the movies Blade Runner, Minority Report and the hit series The Man in the High Castle were...

Frank Vincent, Sopranos actor and Scorsese veteran, dies at age 78

Frank Vincent, who played the mob boss Phil Leotardo on The Sopranos and appeared in several Martin Scorsese films, has died at the age of 78. TMZ reported that Vincent had a heart attack...

Jude Law causes security scare after undercover visit to Bath cinema

He is one of Britain’s biggest actors, a Hollywood A-lister known for his performances in The Talented Mr Ripley, Sherlock Holmes and The Young Pope. Yet Jude Law managed to cause a security...

Käthe Kollwitz: Portrait of the Artist review – a brooding tableaux of trauma

A dead child lies, bone white and fine-featured, between its mother’s thighs. The mother is a hulking creature, something from a nightmare, caught in what is every parent’s worst nightmare. Her body has...

British Museum says too many Asian names on labels can be confusing

A curator from the British Museum has claimed they “have to be careful about using too many” Asian names on exhibit labels, as they can be confusing to teenagers. The museum was taking...

The Boy with the Perpetual Nervousness review – trauma and bravery

Graham Caveney’s enthralling memoir is, in part, about the ambiguous virtues of social mobility. He was born in Accrington in 1964 to a mill worker, Kathleen, and a school groundsman, Jack, neither of whom moved beyond the...

Rebel Wilson wins $4.56m damages from Bauer in record libel settlement

The Australian actor Rebel Wilson has been awarded more than $4.5m in damages, plus interest and court costs, in her libel case against Bauer Media. The defamation payment is the largest in Australian legal...

Doctor Foster recap: series two, episode two – everyone's miserable. Isn't it splendid?

I could swear the shape of Bertie Carvel’s face is actually changing as his character becomes ever more evil. Here, leering at Gemma and then Neil, he is basically made of triangles as...

Taylor Mac on queering history: 'Someone like me doesn't normally get to represent America'

You know you’re witnessing something special when it’s 7am and a school marching band is battering the hell out of their drums while a person of indeterminate gender cavorts near-naked in glittery hot...

Roman J. Israel, Esq. review – Denzel Washington captivates in unusual legal drama

The movie star charisma of Denzel Washington has led him, deservedly, to the top of the A-list but has also steered him away from showcasing his considerable and transformative talents as an actor....

Vegan Advise

New York Times reporter Trump can't quit

Several days before Donald Trump announced his bid for the presidency in June 2015, he invited New York Times...