With ‘Queen Victoria Syndrome,’ The Crown Feels More Relevant Than Ever

In the first episode of The Crown‘s fifth season, Queen Elizabeth II, played now by Imelda Staunton, finds herself in an unconventional dilemma. Aside from her son and heir’s unraveling marriage, her beloved so-called second home, the royal yacht Britannia, is falling apart. And it will cost millions to repair. “She’s a creature of another […]

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This Election, We Can’t Cling to the Politics of Fear

If you’re one of the millions of Americans who plans to vote in a hotly contested political race this November, chances are you’ve spent the last few months being bombarded with attack ads about crime. Huge postcards clog your mailbox. Menacing videos stream on social media and loop on your TV, featuring grainy black-and-white footage […]

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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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Leah Remini Accuses Scientology Of ‘Covering Up’ Danny Masterson’s Alleged Rapes

Leah Remini is once again taking the Church of Scientology to task, posting a lengthy Twitter thread that accuses the organization of “covering up” member Danny Masterson’s alleged crimes. The “King of Queens” actor, a former Scientologist, urged her followers to keep a close eye on the trial in which Masterson is facing charges for the […]

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Michelle Obama, Amal Clooney, and Melinda French Gates on the Urgent Need to Support Girls’ Education

If you happened to be walking through Midtown Manhattan yesterday afternoon, there’s a fair chance you felt something akin to a magnetic force pulling you toward the Manhattan Center, where former First Lady Michelle Obama, Melinda French Gates, and Amal Clooney came together to discuss an issue close to their hearts: girls’ empowerment and education. […]

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Hailey and Justin Bieber Seen Walking Hand-In-Hand On Date Night

On Friday night, Hailey and Justin Bieber enjoyed a romantic dinner together in West Hollywood. They were spotted holding hands as they headed out of their restaurant. Hailey was wearing oversized blue jeans in a light wash with a black crop top and a black and white leather jacket. She wore her casual look with […]

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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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