Friday, 22 February 2019

Culture Digest - Fernand Léger, revolutionary France and Richard E. Grant

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Friday, 15 February 2019

If Beale Street Could Talk review - finding beauty in an ugly world

No matter how valid a filmmaker’s intentions, I’m often suspicious of films with wholly good protagonists mainly because people rarely..

By Will Hutton


Friday, 8 February 2019

Culture Digest - Beale Street, Barbara Stanwyck & Diane Arbus

If Beale Street Could Talk Director Barry Jenkins’ follow up to Moonlight, Best Film Winner at the 2017 Academy Awards,..

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Friday, 21 December 2018

Culture Digest - Mary Poppins, La Belle Époque and The Nutcracker

Mary Poppins Returns You heard it right. Emily Blunt steps in for beloved Julie Andrews in a revamp/remake winning the..

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Friday, 21 December 2018

The unbearable lightness of Alfonso Cuarón's Netflix drama 'Roma'

Netflix’s steam train of quality “content” shows no sign of stopping after the glut of acclaim heaped on its new..

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Friday, 23 November 2018

Way out west

New on Netflix is the Coen brother’s deeply entertaining anthology western, an all-singing, all-dancing paean to oaters of the Old..

By Will Hutton


Friday, 16 November 2018

Wildlife review - Carey Mulligan shines in powerful domestic drama

Wildfires, eerily reminiscent of the brutal wildfires we’ve been reading about in California, are spreading above the quiet town of..

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Friday, 23 March 2018

Culture Digest - March 23nd

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Wednesday, 25 October 2017

Book review: Manhattan Beach

In 2011 Jennifer Egan won the Pulitzer Prize for A Visit From The Goon Squad, a work of extraordinary talent..

By Will Hutton