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Hulu's Hillary is an intimate portrait of a polarising figure

HULU'S HILLARY IS AN INTIMATE PORTRAIT OF A POLARISING FIGURE

First Lady, Senator, Secretary of State are all titles held by a woman whose name draws equal amounts of ire and admiration. She won...

Vivarium

VIVARIUM

Few young couples trying to get on the property ladder will have a worse time than Imogen Poots and Jesse Eisenberg in Lorcan Finnegan's...

 
 
 
This filmmaker used Barbie dolls to storyboard her debut feature

THIS FILMMAKER USED BARBIE DOLLS TO STORYBOARD HER DEBUT FEATURE

Barbie is gaining momentum in the film industry. Not only is there a Greta Gerwig directed movie in the works, the iconic doll also...

The Perfect Candidate

THE PERFECT CANDIDATE

If you dare to look at any headlines the morning after an awards ceremony, you will most likely encounter a few “firsts”. The 2020...

 
 
 
Haifaa Al Mansour: ‘It's amazing to shape art in Saudi Arabia'

HAIFAA AL MANSOUR: ‘IT'S AMAZING TO SHAPE ART IN SAUDI ARABIA'

As the first female film director from Saudi Arabia, Haifaa Al Mansour's career has been built on breaking barriers. Her early, quietly...

Curzon Home Cinema launches online live Q&A series

CURZON HOME CINEMA LAUNCHES ONLINE LIVE Q&A SERIES

As we all attempt to find our feet amid global chaos, film distributors are having to work especially hard to keep things ticking over...

 
 
 
Crip Camp

CRIP CAMP

If you want to treat yourself to one good thing this week, let it be James Lebrecht and Nicole Newnham's inspiring new documentary,...

A new relief fund will provide aid to the UK's film and TV industries

A NEW RELIEF FUND WILL PROVIDE AID TO THE UK'S FILM AND TV INDUSTRIES

While everyone's attentions remain focused on the most urgent matters right now - curtailing the spread of the coronavirus pandemic,...

 
 
 
Why Luis Buñuel's bourgeois satires are perfect pandemic viewing

WHY LUIS BUÑUEL'S BOURGEOIS SATIRES ARE PERFECT PANDEMIC VIEWING

As people all around the world self-isolate in response to the coronavirus pandemic, there has naturally been a spike in viewing for...

Is quarantine viewing a time for edification or relaxation?

IS QUARANTINE VIEWING A TIME FOR EDIFICATION OR RELAXATION?

At least for me, the recent worldwide crisis triggered by the coronavirus pandemic has dredged up memories of “Time Enough at Last,”...

 
 
 
Creative homeschooling - the best educational shows to stream online

CREATIVE HOMESCHOOLING - THE BEST EDUCATIONAL SHOWS TO STREAM ONLINE

The times they are a-changing, but that doesn't mean we should all throw our routines out of the window. We need our daily rituals...

How Russ Meyer changed the face of American film

HOW RUSS MEYER CHANGED THE FACE OF AMERICAN FILM

There was no sex in Russ Meyer's early films. Throughout the 1950s, some filmmakers found a loophole in America's strict censorship...

 
 
 
Self-Made is a beautiful celebration of black hair and power

SELF-MADE IS A BEAUTIFUL CELEBRATION OF BLACK HAIR AND POWER

Sarah Breedlove had forgotten how to dream about a future that didn't involve her scrubbing her fingers to the bone as a washwoman....

Fire Will Come

FIRE WILL COME

Shots of lush greenery, verdant hillsides and the awe-striking spectacle of untrammelled, overgrown farmland blanketing the rolling...

 
 
 
Blow the Man Down

BLOW THE MAN DOWN

Blow the Man Down opens with an attention-grabbing group rendition of the eponymous sea shanty, which originated in the 19th century,...

Self-isolate with On Cinema at the Cinema

SELF-ISOLATE WITH ON CINEMA AT THE CINEMA

There's nothing quite like On Cinema. Concocted by comedians Tim Heidecker (of alternative comedy duo Tim & Eric fame) and Gregg Turkington...

 
 
 
Lockdown lessons from five of the best TV bottle episodes

LOCKDOWN LESSONS FROM FIVE OF THE BEST TV BOTTLE EPISODES

As we prepare to go - or have already gone - into lockdown mode, it's important to keep our minds occupied and off the new, dreaded...

Need a viewing recommendation? We're here to help

NEED A VIEWING RECOMMENDATION? WE'RE HERE TO HELP

As we adjust to the new normal, many of us suddenly find ourselves with a lot of time on our hands - minutes and hours that would otherwise...

 
 
 
Dogs Don't Wear Pants

DOGS DON'T WEAR PANTS

Thrilling Finnish feature Dogs Don't Wear Pants, from director J-P Valkeapää, is a drama about trauma and recovering from great loss,...

The Plot Against America makes for stark viewing in uncertain times

THE PLOT AGAINST AMERICA MAKES FOR STARK VIEWING IN UNCERTAIN TIMES

In their latest venture into the HBO sphere, The Wire co-writers David Simon and Ed Burns abandon the streets of Baltimore once again,...

 
 
 



Donald Trump says USA will not foot Prince Harry and Meghan's security bill

Donald Trump says USA will not foot Prince Harry and Meghan's security bill

The president said the couple will have to pay for their own protection having left Canada for the States. Read more ...

Country singer Joe Diffie dead at 61 after coronavirus complications, days...

Country singer Joe Diffie dead at 61 after coronavirus complications, days after testing positive for COVID-19

COUNTRY music legend Joe Diffie died on Sunday from coronavirus just days after his positive diagnosis was announced. The Grammy winner's publicist Scott Adkins announced Joe... Read more ...

Chrissy Teigen officiates a stuffed animal wedding for her daughter under...

Chrissy Teigen officiates a stuffed animal wedding for her daughter under coronavirus quarantine

Chrissy Teigen cordially invited her 28.8 million Instagram followers to join the nuptials of their eldest's beloved stuffed animals, promising a 'special performance' by John... Read more ...

Aston Villa looking for Jack Grealish as police hunt driver of Range Rover...

Aston Villa looking for Jack Grealish as police hunt driver of Range Rover that crashed into cars

EXCLUSIVE: Images emerged on social media on Sunday of a white Range Rover, as well as a separate picture of a man resembling Grealish apparently in conversation with another... Read more ...

Rio Ferdinand among BT Sport pundits facing no pay due to coronavirus lay-off

Rio Ferdinand among BT Sport pundits facing no pay due to coronavirus lay-off

The likes of Peter Crouch, Rio Ferdinand and Jermaine Jenas are set to lose out financially due to the enforced break in the Premier League season as BT battles to save millions Read more ...

It Could Be Six Months Or Longer Before UK Returns To Normal, Says Deputy...

It Could Be Six Months Or Longer Before UK Returns To Normal, Says Deputy Chief Medical Officer

Updated: See the latest stories on the coronavirus outbreak. It could be six months or longer before the country gets back to normal from the coronavirus pandemic, the deputy... Read more ...

'He tried to surprise him: Rivaldo says Ronaldinho MEANT to lob David Seaman...

'He tried to surprise him: Rivaldo says Ronaldinho MEANT to lob David Seaman at the 2002 World Cup

England crashed out of the tournament in the quarter-finals when they suffered a 2-1 defeat to eventual winners Brazil, Ronaldinho scoring an unforgettable winner in the second... Read more ...

More than 20,000 retired NHS staff will re-join service for coronavirus fight

More than 20,000 retired NHS staff will re-join service for coronavirus fight

Boris Johnson, who is self-isolating after testing positive for the Covid-19 on Thursday, congratulated the frontline staff - who join 750,000 volunteers who have signed up to... Read more ...

Deliveroo to serve 500,000 free meals including pizzas, salads and pasta to...

Deliveroo to serve 500,000 free meals including pizzas, salads and pasta to NHS workers

Pizza Hut has offered 350,000 of the meals while Itsu and Lewis Hamilton's Neat Burger have both offered a sizeable number, Deliveries will begin from next week. Matt Hancock... Read more ...

James and Ola Jordan finally share their baby daughter's name with fans

James and Ola Jordan finally share their baby daughter's name with fans

JAMES and Ola Jordan have finally shared their baby daughter's name with fans. The former Strictly star and Dancing On Ice winner welcomed their first child into the world just... Read more ...