Danish Scum! Welcome to Lars von Trier’s The Kingdom

With Christmas in our sights, it’s worth noting that Lars von Trier is offering us his own spiky bauble to hang atop the tree with a new TV series. It’s a very belated continuation of one his most beloved early works: the phantasmagoric, hospital-based comedy-horror hybrid, The Kingdom. The Kingdom Exodus premiered to plaudits at […]

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Andrew Morton on His New Book, The Queen, and The Crown Season 5

Andrew Morton regrets little about his bestselling 1992 biography Diana: Her True Story: not the surreptitious manner in which its interviews were conducted; not the warfare it catalyzed between the Prince and Princess of Wales; nor the way it was portrayed in 2022, on the fifth and penultimate season of Peter Morgan’s drama The Crown. […]

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Tokyo International Film Festival celebrates the next generation of Japanese filmmaking talent

At the revamped Tokyo International Film Festival, the spotlight shone brightly on upcoming Japanese artistic voices. Tokyo International Film Festival currently isn’t a name that comes to mind when thinking of the major global cinema events. Europe and North America leave Asian festivals feeling like small-change affairs by comparison, often ignored in the minds of […]

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Exploring the post-modern pop culture horrors at the heart of British identity

Most of us associate the word ‘horror’ with a cinematic genre: The Exorcist, The Ring, Paranormal Activity, Halloween, Friday the 13th andThe Texas Chainsaw Massacre are a few names that might spring to mind. Some might even recall the voice of Vincent Price, or Michael Jackson’s pioneering Thriller music video. If you think of movies […]

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Halle Bailey Reacts To ‘Emotional’ And ‘Overwhelming’ Response To ‘Little Mermaid’ Trailer

By Mona Khalifeh‍, ETOnline.com. Published: 8 hours ago Halle Bailey can’t help but be overwhelmed by the response “The Little Mermaid” trailer has received since its release at Disney’s D23 Expo last month. ET’s Kevin Frazier spoke to Halle and her sister Chlöe at the WACO Theater Centers’ Wearable Art Gala — put on by Tina Knowles-Lawson and her husband Richard, in […]

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Brendan Gleeson and Colin Farrell on The Banshees of Inisherin

The stars of Martin McDonagh’s latest reflect on their reunion on the islands of Inishmore and Achill, the scars of the Irish Civil War, and the weight of artistic legacy. Two Irish actors at the top of their game, Brendan Gleeson and Colin Farrell have worked with directors including The Coen Brothers, Yorgos Lanthimos, Michael […]

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