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The Simpsons spoof Stranger Things and Shape of Water in 666th episode

21/10/2019 • 18:45 Culture The Independent  

'Treehouse of Horror XXX' is the show's latest Halloween …

Man admits defrauding investors of $14m for fake Netflix film

21/10/2019 • 17:56 Culture The Independent  

Adam Joiner faces up to 20 years in …

The Crown season three trailer - Queen and country in crisis

21/10/2019 • 16:12 Culture The Guardian  

The first teaser for the third season of Netflix’s royal saga shows the nation in turmoil as we reach the 70s, with Olivia Colman taking over the …

A new line in hypocrisy

21/10/2019 • 15:54 Culture The Independent  

IT WAS good to see old Jarvis Cocker stick his head above the parapet again this week, choosing to expand on his theory of cocaine socialism at the …

Why Joker's depiction of mental illness is dangerously misinformed

21/10/2019 • 15:04 Culture The Guardian  

With films playing a key role in shaping attitudes to mental health, two psychiatrists say Joaquin Phoenix’s troubled supervillain perpetuates …

Greater than the Mona Lisa: Leonardo’s windmill punk dreams come alive at the Louvre

21/10/2019 • 14:23 Culture The Guardian  

Louvre, Paris From a windmill-punk helicopter to a VR Mona Lisa that the artist himself would have loved, this show blows away his old-master …

Avengers Endgame: Paul Rudd says not using hilarious Ant-Man storyline was a 'missed opportunity'

21/10/2019 • 13:59 Culture The Independent  

Fans had their own idea of how Rudd's character could defeat …

The Crown season 3 trailer: Olivia Colman makes debut as the Queen in acclaimed Netflix series

21/10/2019 • 13:22 Culture The Independent  

Netflix hit's long-awaited third series will air in …

'Animals feared him': fake David Cameron memoir cover spotted in bookshop

21/10/2019 • 12:46 Culture The Guardian  

Complete with endorsements from Donald Trump and Judy Murray, the parody jacket turned up in a branch of Foyles There are large acts of protest, such …

Russell Maliphant Dance Company: Silent Lines review – molten yet unmoving

21/10/2019 • 12:09 Culture The Guardian  

Sadler’s Wells, London Lighting patterns sweep across Maliphant’s dancers, who move with seamless fluidity, but ultimately it’s a study in stasis You …

Swedish Academy defends Peter Handke's controversial Nobel win

21/10/2019 • 12:09 Culture The Guardian  

Members behind decision to award Austrian writer the prize in literature say he will be seen as an ‘obvious choice’ in 50 years The Swedish Academy …

School's out: how Glee made fans stop believin’

21/10/2019 • 11:59 Culture The Guardian  

Ryan Murphy’s high-school creation was bizarre and brilliant, until its leads graduated and self-awareness exited stage left In 2019, the …

Cher review – fabulous show turns back time and turns up camp

21/10/2019 • 11:56 Culture The Guardian  

O2 Arena, London With mechanical elephants, afro wigs and Elvis costumes, the glitz is dialled to Vegas proportions – and Cher is in superb voice …

Post-Brexit Britten? The CBSO's guide to touring by Stephen Maddock

21/10/2019 • 11:35 Culture The Guardian  

The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra has just returned from touring an all-British programme in Germany - possibly its last tour as a member of …

Great Canal Journeys: how a bittersweet boating show captured viewers' hearts

21/10/2019 • 10:56 Culture The Guardian  

The swansong of Timothy West and Prunella Scales’s narrowboat adventures aired this week, having elevated the humble travelogue to a touching saga of …

Star Wars 9: Matt Smith's character may have been revealed ahead of new trailer release

21/10/2019 • 10:52 Culture The Independent  

Fans think leaked image of new alien creature is former Doctor Who …

Francis Ford Coppola: Scorsese was being kind – Marvel movies are despicable

21/10/2019 • 10:52 Culture The Guardian  

The Godfather director joins in criticism of superhero films, while Guardians of the Galaxy’s James Gunn hits back at out-of-touch geniuses The …

Watchmen season 1, episode 1: 13 comic book references and Easter eggs you missed

21/10/2019 • 09:54 Culture The Independent  

From Ozymandias to American Hero Story: The …

[BLANK], Donmar Warehouse review: A potent, devastating exploration of the criminal justice system

21/10/2019 • 09:36 Culture The Independent  

There are 100 scenes in the full script of Alice Birch's [BLANK], which marks the 40th anniversary of reformative theatre company Clean …

The Crown: First look at Gillian Anderson as Margaret Thatcher

21/10/2019 • 09:10 Culture The Independent  

X Files star will appear in fourth season of Netflix …