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Review: American Honey

Andrea Arnold’s latest offering about a young girl who leaves home to travel with a free-spirited group of magazine sellers is a tense, yet perfect road movie

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Live: Rat Boy

Rat Boy inspired a passionate and chaotic atmosphere at Albert Hall, despite an uncharacteristic lack of stage presence

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Review: High-Rise

Possibly his best feature film yet, Ben Wheatley’s High-Rise is like a nightmarish acid trip that stylishly enthrals and repulses in equal measure

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Live: Mystery Jets

Mystery Jets lift off new album at magic Gorilla gig

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Q & A: The Mystery Jets

Jane Simmons speaks to London based band Mystery Jets about their new album, ‘Curve of The Earth’

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Top 5: Oscar-nominated costumes

Costumes are one of the many details that add to the brilliance of any great film—here are our picks for the five best Oscar-nominated costumes

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TV Binge: Deutschland ’83

Deutschland ’83 stands out from the crowd of Cold War spy dramas with its killer soundtrack, performances and storytelling

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Top 5: Films set in Paris

Paris stands as one of the liveliest cultural hubs in the world—here are five of the best films set in this shining metropolis

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TV Binge: Top Buzzer

James Lance and a young Stephen Graham star in this oddball comedy about two small-time weed dealers

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HOME Pick of the Week: Brooklyn

Saoirse Ronan is brilliant in this adaptation of Colm Toibin’s book of a young girl who leaves small-town Ireland to live in 1950s Brooklyn

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TV Binge: The Returned

The Returned manages to transcend zombie clichés to become something far darker and more sinister than many would expect

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Review: Keith Richards: Under the Influence

This Netflix documentary follows ex-Stones guitar player Keith Richards through a tour of his blues influences around America