How Paul Verhoeven defies genre trappings with Benedetta

Paul Verhoeven comes at genre not just like a satirist, but more specifically like a caricaturist. The impish Dutch filmmaker specialises in isolating an artistic category’s defining quality and exaggerating it to warp his subject, ultimately upending our preconceived image of it. During his subversive Hollywood period, he regularly turned the obscenity of the US […]

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Lustre: Bold & Brilliant Bodywear by Just A Corpse

By ESTELLE PULESTON As Holly discussed in her recent article, there’s a growing crossover between lingerie, dancewear and everyday fashion. And one of the brands really leading the way in this niche is Just A Corpse. Describing itself as “luxury leisure and body-wear”, the label was founded as a collaboration between model Valerija Kelava and […]

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Strictly 2020 celebrity pairs confirmed – with EastEnders’ Maisie tipped to win

Strictly Come Dancing fans finally know the official 2020 pairings for the hit dancing show. In a specially pre-recorded live show BBC bosses announced each of the 12 celebrity pairings. Keen keep the show on air, producers have come up with an intricate plan to ensure social distancing guidelines are abided by at all times. […]

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Strictly Come Dancing’s Kevin Clifton reflects on exit after 7 years on hit show

Former Strictly Come Dancing star Kevin Clifton has claimed that “nobody is bigger than the show” as he reflected on his shock exit from the show. Kevin, 37, shocked the shows fans earlier this month when he announced he had made the decision to leave Strictly Come Dancing following a successful stint on the show […]

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Strictly babe Mosti admits she ‘avoids a dance floor’ during Graham Norton grilling

Strictly Come Dancing babe Mosti Mabuse has revealed she refuses to go on the dance floor when at parties until after having a couple of drinks. The BBC beauty appeared on Graham Norton’s special New Year’s Eve show alongside Hollywood actor Tom Hanks before opening up about her partying ways. When asked by Graham if […]

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Strictly Come Dancing Christmas special to feature Gemma Atkinson and Joe Sugg

Former Strictly hopefuls will return to the famous ballroom to spread Christmas cheer while competing in front of the daunting judges. The one-off show will be hosted by Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman, with dancers performing in front of the notorious four, Motsi Mabuse, Craig Revel Horwood, Bruno Toniolo and head judge, Shirley Ballas. Dancers […]

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