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Robbie Williams: The Christmas Present – a big lump of coal ★

If you are unlucky enough to receive this album as a Christmas present, don’t even bother taking it out of its packaging. Inside will only be Robbie Williams’ failed attempt at redeeming his plummeting popularity in the music industry: 28…

Your guide to December: film, tv, theatre, music, and books

Christmas is coming, and we’ve got the perfect guide of upcoming films, tv shows, theatre productions, music and books to entertain you on a cold winter’s night.  FILM For all the Star Wars fans out there, Star Wars: The Rise…

Patsy – A heartbreakingly restorative story of sacrifice ★★★★

Nicole Dennis-Benn’s vivid portrayal of motherhood, racism, womanhood, and sexuality is the timely story of an undocumented immigrant, Patsy, who leaves her daughter behind in search of new opportunities in America, and hoping to reunite with Cicely – her former…

The best of: Christmas adverts 2019

In the run-up to the big day, festive adverts are becoming longer and better funded as they compete for the most iconic Christmas spot of the year. From Lidl to John Lewis, Argos to Aldi, here are the best festive…

3ShotsOfTequila – expect everything ★★★★

The best way to drink tequila is in shot form, getting you hooked immediately and drunk quicker. Marvin Abbey, Keith Dube, and Tazer Black have a similar effect – one minute into their podcast, 3ShotsOfTequila, you’ll be addicted to their…

Seven Worlds, One Planet – Attenborough’s most harrowing and astonishing documentary yet ★★★★★

Attenborough’s nature documentaries always establish a benchmark for all that follow. His latest, Seven Worlds, One Planet, is no different. It examines how humans have altered the ecosystems in each of the seven continents, with the message that we are…

The War of the Worlds – a long overdue British adaptation ★★★★

The first British TV adaptation of H.G. Wells’ acclaimed novel The War of the Worlds is set to be released on 17 November at 9pm on BBC One. I was lucky enough to attend its preview and talk to director…

What’s on in November? We’ve got your back!

What’s on in November? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! The run-up to Christmas is always an awkward one. But fear not: we’ve got you sorted with the latest films, TV shows, albums, plays, and books! FILM The Aeronauts, Le…

Girl, Woman, Other – A Love Letter to Black Womanhood ★★★★

Bernardine Evaristo became the first black woman to co-win the Booker Prize, alongside Margaret Atwood. Her book, Girl, Woman, Other, follows the lives of 12 black women in the UK. Evaristo spins their disparate stories around Amma’s – a gay…

The Testaments – an unworthy sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale ★★★

This week Margaret Atwood’s The Testaments and Bernardine Evaristo’s Girl, Woman, Other shared the Booker Prize, the first time the prize has been shared in nearly 30 years. Following the success of The Handmaid’s Tale, The Testaments had a lot…