Quentin Tarantino’s exploitation black-comedy thriller Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood finds a pulp-fictionally redemptive take on the Manson nightmare in late-60s California: a B-movie loser’s state grace.
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From an in-depth look at nations in upheaval to capitalism, Gates’s annual summer book recommendations will make you confront the ideas of crisis and disruption. If you are Bill Gates, who spends his immersed
Television loves a good vampire, but for some reason, the eternal torment of immortal parasitic killers tends to lend itself more to melodrama than humour. From Buffy the Vampire Slayer’s perpetually sexual
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Not to go overboard with religious imagery, but Fox sent the series “Lucifer” to cancellation limbo, only for Netflix to resurrect the show and release Season 4. In case you aren’t one of the devoted who
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It’s Regency Fleabag! Because the heroine occasionally breaks the fourth wall and exteriorises her inner monologue. But it’s set in Halifax in 1832, so it could be Northern Jane Austen. Then again, it’s
The Star Wars prequels are bad. They’re stilted and strange, with bland stories that get stuck in first gear, performances that can’t escape director George Lucas’s apparent desire to create an emotionless
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December 1948. A man sits at a typewriter, in bed, on a remote island, fighting to complete the book that means more to him than any other. He is terribly ill. The book will be finished and, a year or