Hannah Marks: 'Usually, in movies, these two women would hate each other'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Movies Interview Louis Wise The actor turned writer-director on her Booksmart-esque ‘womance’ Banana Split, and why her next film will be a robot road-trip Banana Split: ‘a fizzy, oddball Läs mer…

John Boyega's rousing Black Lives Matter speech wins praise and support

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Movies Boyega’s Star Wars co-stars were among those congratulating the actor on a passionate address at anti-racism demonstration in London John Boyega speaks at a Black Lives Matter protest Läs mer…

My lockdown fantasy: I wish I was back in the bustling, mind-blowing beauty of Phnom Penh

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; From its sublime palaces and museums to its divine art deco markets, the city’s glorious architecture is lovingly captured in a thrilling new book. But can it survive a Läs mer…

Do the work: an anti-racist reading list | Layla F Saad

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Further reading Books What will happen after this news cycle is over and social media posts about diversity die down? Layla F Saad chooses books to fortify a long-term Läs mer…

Museum hopes photo set brings out colourful side of Charles Dickens

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Charles Dickens Colourised images of a tanned and waistcoated author on show when museum reopens Oliver Clyde’s colourised version of a black and white photograph of Charles Dickens taken Läs mer…

Less! Less! Less!: How the miniseries took over television

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Television Less! Less! Less!: How the miniseries took over TV From Quiz to Chernobyl, the one-off television series is the perfect antidote to the relentlessness of multi-season shows. But Läs mer…

'There's a romanticism about nighthawking, but it's theft': when metal detectorists go rogue

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; I f you had seen them, you might have thought they were ramblers or dog walkers – locals snatching some fresh air as the nation hunkered indoors during lockdown. Läs mer…

Isaac Newton proposed curing plague with toad vomit, unseen papers show

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Manuscripts Notes made in the shadow of a devastating outbreak show the great scientist sketching out some distinctly queasy remedies Here comes the science … Isaac Newton. Photograph: Imagno/Getty Läs mer…

Tiger King's Carole Baskin handed control of Joe Exotic's zoo

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Beleaguered zoo owner Joe Exotic, subject of Netflix’s hit documentary series Tiger King, has now suffered the indignity of rival Carole Baskin gaining control of what was once his Läs mer…

Christo: ’His gorgeous abstractions made you gawp with disbelief’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; From a curtain across Colorado to the wrapping up of everything from the Sydney coast to the Berlin Reichstag, his grandiose art caused wonder all over the world How Läs mer…

On the run: lack of sport drives fans to madcap world of marble racing

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; “C an’t believe I watched this all the way to the end,” Gary Lineker tweeted early into Britain’s coronavirus crisis. “The lack of live sport is clearly getting to me.” He Läs mer…

Bob Dylan: where to start in his back catalogue

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; In Listener’s digest, we help you explore the work of great artists. Next: the junkyard raconteur and voice of a generation The Times They Are A-Changin’ (1964) Continue reading… Läs mer…

The Last of Us Part II: so much more than just another zombie story

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Lockdown culture Action games The standout moments in this cutting-edge action game come not just from the many thrilling set pieces – but from the quiet intensity of the Läs mer…

Demons, death and dynamite dialogue: the 20 best episodes of Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Joss Whedon’s groundbreaking series is now free to stream in the UK on All4. Here are the choice cuts from seven seasons Attention, Scoobies! Spoilers for all seven seasons Läs mer…

Total Recall at 30: a thrilling reminder of Paul Verhoeven at his best

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The 1990 adaptation of a Philip K Dick short story slickly combined biting satire with a deliriously entertaining Arnold Schwarzenegger action thriller Total Recall is a movie about a Läs mer…

Cancelled! Cancelled! Cancelled! Stars on the shows that couldn’t go on

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; How does it feel to see a show you’ve spent years working on being pulled? From Love Islanders to Foals, Laura Wade and Wayne McGregor, artists reveal their darkest Läs mer…

Christo, artist who wrapped the Reichstag, dies aged 84

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Bulgarian creator of large-scale public artworks worked in collaboration with wife Jeanne-Claude The artist Christo, known for wrapping buildings including Berlin’s Reichstag, and also swathing areas of coast and Läs mer…

Leaning Tower of Pisa among sites in Italy to reopen after lockdown

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Italy Strict safety measures in place, as Colosseum and others also prepare to welcome visitors again Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Tourists wear face masks Läs mer…

The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask at 20 – still eerie and profound

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The strangest, saddest Zelda stands out in the memories of those of us who played it as children – but it is just as remarkable today It’s Termina’s terrifying Läs mer…

From Street Fighter to Sonic the Hedgehog: 10 of the best retro games

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Pac-Man In difficult times, nostalgia can be a balm, and sometimes you want your games to be totally uncomplicated. Currently celebrating its 40th anniversary, the original iteration of Pac-Man Läs mer…

Move over, Fortnite: how Valorant became the next big competitive game

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Shooting games Move over, Fortnite: how Valorant became the next big competitive game Riot Games’ new shooter is already being hailed as a threat to Fortnite, Counter-Strike and Overwatch Läs mer…

In video game stories, it's often side quests that are most meaningful

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Lockdown culture Games In video game stories, it’s often side quests that are most meaningful In the shadow of plot devices like destiny and impending doom, moments of kindness Läs mer…

Minecraft Dungeons review – hours of fun for locked-down families

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Minecraft 4 / 5 stars 4 out of 5 stars. Mojang Studios; Nintendo Switch, PC, PS4, Xbox One (version tested)This retro-tinged hack-and-slash spinoff has plenty of Mojang character and Läs mer…

’Transcendentally boring’: the joy of job simulation games

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; From farming to trucking to bus driving, why do millions play games that replicate regular jobs in forensic detail? There is no escape for me this time. The rear Läs mer…

The game that ate the world: 40 facts on Pac-Man's 40th birthday

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Games The iconic maze chase has been played billions of times, created one of the 80s’ strangest sex symbols, stupefied Martin Amis – and is now enshrined in a Läs mer…

If Found… review – moving coming-of-age tale framed by rugged Irish coast

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Games 4 / 5 stars 4 out of 5 stars. PC, Mac, iOS; Dreamfeel/Annapurna InteractiveDelicate illustrations depict a world slipping away in this poignant drama, with memories we’re invited Läs mer…

'It’s a way to live out fantasies': how Animal Crossing became fashion's new catwalk

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Fashion The biggest video game of lockdown has become a new home for fashion lovers where avatars can dress in Prada, Off-White or Sports Banger hoodies Animal Crossing looks Läs mer…

Can virtual reality help get you through lockdown?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Lockdown culture Games From global exploration or robot warfare to virtual family get-togethers, a VR headset could offer an alternative to going out Net gain … strap on a Läs mer…

'People still need to laugh': how lipsyncing spoofs saved lockdown

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; TikTok From a drunk Donald Trump to storytime with Boris Johnson, women are skewering the absurdity of Covid-19 life Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Play Läs mer…

Fortnite Party Royale is the most fun you can have in the metaverse

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Lockdown culture Fortnite The in-game party where you can listen to DJs, do cartoonish challenges or hurl burgers while dressed as a banana is a mass-participation godsend I’m only Läs mer…

The best games of 2020 so far

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The best games of 2020 so far Clockwise from bottom left: Lair of the Clockwork God, Dreams, Nioh 2, Animal Crossing, Final Fantasy VII Remake Resident Evil was reanimated, Läs mer…

Lonely Mountains: Downhill review – adrenaline-pumping adventures in nature

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Sports games 5 / 5 stars 5 out of 5 stars. PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch (version reviewed); Megagon IndustriesHurling yourself down a mountain on a bike Läs mer…

'It's uniting people': why 11 million are playing Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Lockdown culture Nintendo Nintendo’s record-breaking new game has been embraced by a world in isolation. Its creators talk about how it was made for sharing Animal Crossing: New Horizons Läs mer…

Dating, a talk show and a dominatrix: Animal Crossing gamers explore new horizons during pandemic

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Life and style Dating, a talk show and a dominatrix: Animal Crossing gamers explore new horizons during pandemic The wildly popular game gives players a place to socialize with Läs mer…

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla among 13 games announced for Xbox Series X

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Games Xbox livestream showcases new titles designed to support the advanced features of the forthcoming console On the horizon … Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. Photograph: Ubisoft Microsoft has revealed 13 Läs mer…

Fortnite to celebrate 350m players with massive virtual party

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Games World’s most popular video game to celebrate launch of new party mode with live event featuring Deadmau5 and Steve Aoki Fortnite Party Royale mode launches May 8 Photograph: Läs mer…

Beyond Blue review: Blue Planet II, the game

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Games 3 / 5 stars 3 out of 5 stars. iPad/iPhone (PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 versions forthcoming); E-Line Media Realistic marine-diving game shines a light on the Läs mer…