Paddington to emigrate to TV with Ben Whishaw back as the bear

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The marmalade-scoffing mammal and big-screen star will appear in a new pre-school animated seriesFrom darkest Peru to the small screen, Paddington will star in a new animated TV series, with Ben Whishaw returning as the marmalade-loving...

From Ayòbámi Adébáyò to Zadie Smith: meet the New Daughters of Africa

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More than 25 years after her groundbreaking Daughters of Africa anthology, Margaret Busby reflects on the next generation of black women writers around the worldTime was when the perception of published writers was...

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World review – running out of puff

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All the excitement of the earlier films has been lost in this third outing for the animated series based on Cressida Cowell’s booksHere is the third and – we have to hope – the...

Days Gone and Last of Us 2: the video games predicting the end of...

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Two anticipated PlayStation games make different post-apocalyptic pitches: hordes of virus-infected undead walking, or romance in a pitiless, violent world. Pick your pandemic …Who knows what could possibly be driving this, but post-apocalyptic...

Angelina Jolie and eldest kids have night at the museum

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Angelina Jolie brought the family out for the sake of art on Thursday night.Along with her four eldest children, the actress attended the opening of Museum of Modern Art's Doc Fortnight and premiere of...

Kendall Jenner wants to dress ‘sleeker’ at Ben Simmons’ games

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Kendall Jenner‘s love of cool streetwear and oversized coats has won her scores of style fans — but when it comes to what she wears while supporting rumored boyfriend Ben Simmons at his basketball...

Badgers, piles of coke and Zac Efron: why Hollywood gets club culture wrong

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The life of the DJ is often presented as a utopia on screen. Can Idris Elba’s new show Turn Up Charlie buck the trend?Vacant-looking women in bikini tops. Huge fluffy mountains of cocaine....

Bed-hopping and bunnies: The Favourite and the radical remake of the period drama

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The once stuffy genre has been given a reboot, with emotional truth as important as historical fidelityModern Toss on period dramasAs Oscar season hots up, the frontrunner in several categories is The Favourite, Yorgos Lanthimos’s...

Jan-Michael Vincent: Airwolf and Big Wednesday actor dies, aged 73

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Actor known for string of roles in 1970s and 80s died in February but not revealed until nowActor Jan-Michael Vincent, best known for his role as a pilot on 1980s TV series Airwolf, has...

Pioneering transgender singer Jackie Shane, a Nashville native, dies at 78

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Jackie Shane, a transgender soul singer who became a pioneering musician in Toronto, where she packed out nightclubs in the 1960s, has died. She was 78.Record label Numero Group, which produced a Grammy-nominated album about Shane...

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