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If a semi-prominent feminist has written a book, you can bet a month’s wages that I’ve read it....

Sentimentality, a yearning for simpler times, Eddie Redmayne… Whatever draws you back to the Harry...

Ken Loach is known for making angry films, and his latest movie is his angriest yet. I, Daniel...

  If there were ever the utterly perfect location to hear Birdy, it would be the Sage in Gateshead....

Bridget Jones is probably the closest thing to a religion my mother has ever had. She can quote all...

Nadiya Hussain was the bubbly, hijab-wearing winner of last year’s Great British Bake Off –...

With the last episode airing on 26th August, the BBC’s arguably most controversial reality TV show...

1,502 days. That is, four years and one and a half months since we last had a full album from Mr....

If you’d told me two minutes into Blanc de Blanc that I’d leave proclaiming it was one of the...

I’ll be honest, I’m a four star kind of girl. Even the best books I’ve read and reviewed have received...

“For me, it’s got to be The Diving Bell and the Butterfly. This film is important to me in two ways:...

The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood helped me through a really difficult phase in my life, and I...