Brad Pitt sues ex-wife Angelina Jolie for selling stake in French winery | Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt has sued his ex-wife Angelina Jolie for selling her stake in a French winery they had bought together – and where they got married –…

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Confucius, Beowulf and an AI called Kevin: Everything Everything’s search for hope in strange places | Everything Everything

A common criticism of pop music today is that it is too dominated by technology. Vocals are smoothed into perfect pitch and drums or synths come from…

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Dog review – Channing Tatum and a problem mutt take a strange ride | Channing Tatum

Swiftly doing away with any extraneous guff, the title of Channing Tatum’s to-the-point co-directorial debut Dog doesn’t need a journey, a way home or even a purpose,…

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Audrey Hepburn’s 20 greatest films – ranked! | Audrey Hepburn

20. Green Mansions (1959) This exotic MGM romance directed by Hepburn’s then husband, Mel Ferrer, was in fact her first big flop. Anthony Perkins plays a Venezuelan…

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Protest takes place outside Jimmy Carr Cambridge gig in response to Roma joke | Cambridge

Jimmy Carr faced protests outside the venue where he performed on Wednesday evening in response to comments he made which have been described as racist and offensive…

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Top 10 buildings in fiction | Books

Rather as everybody supposedly thinks they have a book in them, I wonder if every novelist thinks their mind holds unbuilt architecture. I know I do. Not…

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New Star Wars: how the TV spin-offs became more The Phantom Menace than The Empire Strikes Back | Television

Fans of the original Star Wars trilogy, your time is up. Remember when you knew that the one true set of works based in a galaxy far,…

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The Forest review – Florian Zeller’s infidelity tale is masterfully executed | Stage

Florian Zeller’s brand of psychological theatre in which fractured inner states are expressed through form is undeniably slick. Like his Oscar-winning film, The Father (adapted from his…

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‘Less high school, more horror film’: why is teen drama so miserable now? | Television

If our school days are the happiest of our lives, I’m worried for the Euphoria teens. In the season two opener, the kids of East Highland saw…

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‘A certain pleasant darkness’: what makes a good fictional sex scene? | Books

One of my favourite literary sex scenes is a swift and quiet one. In Colm Tóibín’s The Pearl Fishers, a gay man having dinner with a former…

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