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Mute, Netflix review: Duncan Jones turns David Bowie's Berlin into a sub-Blade Runner sci-fi

<b>Dir: Duncan Jones; Starring: Alexander Skarsgård, Paul Rudd, Justin Theroux, Seyneb Saleh; Cert 15; 126 mins</b><p>The director Duncan Jones’s 2009 debut, Moon, was that rare beast: a fresh, compelling sci-fi. Sam Rockwell played a miner on the far side of the moon, with only a robot for company, slowly …

Alexander Skarsgård

2019 Mercedes-Maybach S-Class

Available in two guises, the 2019 Mercedes-Maybach S-Class retains the same 463 hp 560 4MATIC and 621 hp S 650 models as before. But while the luxury …

Gear & Gadgets

12 Surprising Facts About Starfish

Starfish (or sea stars) are beautiful animals that can be a variety of colors, shapes, and sizes. All of them resemble a star, which is how they …

Zoology

Five Essay Collections Every Man Should Read

The essay is having a comeback. This may surprise those for whom the word is primarily associated with having one hour, 20 blank pages and nothing …

Clothing

Omega Seamaster Olympic Games Gold Collection

Created to celebrate the company's history as official timer of the Olympics dating back to 1932, the Omega Seamaster Olympic Games Gold Collection …

Watches

Five ways to eat yorkshire pudding – without making a roast

Morrisons supermarket is releasing a yorkshire pudding pizza to mark National Yorkshire Pudding Day – so here’s further proof that anything bread can do, batter can do better<p>Expect ructions from Naples to Northallerton this weekend as Bradford-based supermarket chain Morrisons releases a yorkshire …

Yorkshire Pudding

1978 Toyota Land Cruiser HJ-45 Truck

The latest from Legacy Overland is as practical — and true to its roots — as you could find in the crowded 4x4 restomod market. The base for the …

Classic Cars

1983 Aston Martin V8 Vantage

Introduced in 1977, the V8 Vantage was the fastest car the company had made outside of purpose-built racing cars. The Tadek V8 made 375hp and claimed …

Aston Martin

Spend your battery's last five percent in an existential chatroom [App of the Week]

A rapidly-dwindling phone battery invokes a special kind of anxiety in today’s connected world. We rely on our phones for so much, from business to …

Apps

Morbid? No – Coco is the latest children’s film with a crucial life lesson

Some say we’re forcing children to face issues beyond their years. But films can help make them resilient, self-aware adults<p>At the weekend Disney Pixar’s new film, Coco, hit cinemas. It topped the UK box office and has already won a Golden Globe, so you can probably guess what it’s about. …

Animation

Yardie review – Idris Elba's directorial debut is an uneven disappointment

Despite flashes of brilliance the crime drama, set in Jamaica and the UK, has a plodding narrative and lacks emotional resonance<p>It gives me zero pleasure to report that Idris Elba’s first go as a feature film director, Yardie, is a disappointment. It was one of those screenings where you go in with …

Soto Pocket Torch

One of our favorite pieces of gear, the Soto Pocket Torch transforms a disposable lighter into a full-on, wind-resistant mini-blowtorch, capable of …

Every Pixar film ever made - Ranked!

It’s the studio that rewrote the rules of animation, and it hasn’t let up since. So which is the best – and worst – of Pixar’s 19 movies? We find out in Ranked, our new weekly series<p>1. The Incredibles<br>(2004, dir Brad Bird)<p>The jewel in the Pixar crown, the masterpiece of the noughties golden age of …

Animation

Bondi Harvest's Mexican salsa verde eggs recipe

The clean-living chefs’ new cookbook is filled with healthy and delicious versions of family-friendly recipes<p>Weekend breakfast recipes are designed for when you have that little bit more time to prepare a variety of morning glory wholefoods. Enjoy these with family and friends – and possibly the …

A British police force runs an eBay store selling Rolex watches, BMWs, and planes seized from criminals

A British police force runs an eBay store where they sell on clothes, cars, watches, and other items which they repossessed from convicted criminals.<p>Staff at Leicestershire Police run the Leicester Police POCA Property store on the online marketplace, where they auction off items seized during …

Rolex Watches

The 100 best nonfiction books of all time: the full list

After two years of careful reading, moving backwards through time, Robert McCrum has concluded his selection of the 100 greatest nonfiction books. Take a quick look at five centuries of great writing<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his 100 greatest nonfiction books list The 100 best novels written in …

Best books of 2017: indie publishers on their favourite books of the year

India’s answer to Lear, a teen tale set amid the London riots and the first great book on grime. Experts pick 2017’s smartest, oddest and most overlooked reads<p><b>Sarah Davis Goff</b><p><b>Co-director, Tramp Press</b><p><b>The book that made my year:</b> We spoke last year about Mike McCormack’s wonderful Solar Bones, which …

The top 10 albums of 2017

<b>Dextrous raps, sensual R&B and literate pop all rub shoulders in a "poll of polls" to find the top 10 albums of 2017.</b><p>The BBC looked at 30 of the "best of 2017" lists in music's most influential publications - including the NME, Rolling Stone, Vice, Billboard and Q Magazine - to find the …

New Music

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Netflix’s Dark is hard to watch, and impossible to stop watching

The service’s first original German series echoes David Lynch and David Fincher, but finds its own queasy, compelling ground<p>Netflix’s mesmerizing new German-language series <i>Dark</i> certainly is aptly named. A great deal of the new 10-episode season takes place in dim rooms and unlit garages, in an …

TV

How To Make Your Own Space Buckets

The latest cultivation trend: growing lush pot plants in tiny grow chambers that anyone can build. Here’s how to make your own space …

UK Engulfed in Deep Freeze: Pictures

Walking

Arthur C Clarke at 100: still the king of science fiction

2001: A Space Odyssey, Childhood’s End, Arthur C. Clarke’s Mysterious World … one hundred years after his birth, the British writer is the undisputed master<p>Born on 16 December 1917, Arthur C Clarke lived long enough to see the year he and Stanley Kubrick made cinematically famous with <i>2001: A Space</i> …

Science Fiction

'No Drill' Dentistry Shows Fillings Aren't Needed in Many Cases

Yes!<p>Many of us fear going to the dentist, and that fear is made worse by the dreadful prospect that on any given visit, you could be subjected to a …

Woodworking

Hender Scheme Glass Wall Holder

Whether they're prescription eyeglasses or your collection of shades, the Hender Scheme Glass Wall Holder will keep them protected while also turning …

Insurance assessment firms altered, ghostwrote accident victim reports

Globe investigation finds billion-dollar companies that are paid by auto insurers hire doctors to assess accident victims in a process called independent medical evaluations, and then edit and package those medical reports. In some cases, arbitrators and judges have rejected the assessment reports …

Mythos review – the Greek myths get the Stephen Fry treatment

Fry’s retellings have stiff competition, are limited in selection and sometimes appear to be set in North London. But they have real charm<p>Ever since William Godwin persuaded Charles Lamb to retell <i>The Odyssey</i> as a novel for younger readers in <i>The Adventures of Ulysses</i> (1808), the myths of ancient …

Riviera House

Originally built in the 1950's, the Riviera House builds upon its mid-century roots to create a sleek new design. Clean white cabinetry, steel beams, …

Architecture

The best golf gifts under $75

Your wallet doesn't <i>have</i> to hurt every time you buy a golf gift.<p><b>Seamus 5oz Stainless Flask with Zippered Pouch</b>: A small bag that's stylish <i>and</i> functional.<p><b>G/FORE x TrendyGolf "Chasing Birdies" cap</b>: Exude confidence, even when your scorecard doesn’t back it up.<p><b>G/FORE x TrendyGolf Exclusive glove</b>: …

Golf

Good Time review – Robert Pattinson excels in electrifying urban thriller

Pattinson runs into a whole lot of trouble in this high-energy heist caper from rising indie stars Josh and Benny Safdie<p>This adrenalised street opera from feted indie film-makers Josh and Benny Safdie has been hailed in some quarters as a revelatory breakthrough for former <i>Twilight</i> star Robert …