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Teenage Wildlife: inside the song about Bowie's midlife crisis

19/02/2019 • 14:45 Culture The Guardian  

In an extract from Chris O’Leary’s new book Ashes to Ashes, we witness David Bowie at a turning point in his career Around 1976, London clubs began …

Ryan Adams allegations: Mandy Moore says ex-husband's 'unhealthy' dependency stalled her career

19/02/2019 • 14:20 Culture The Independent  

Moore was married to Adams from 2009 to …

Bob Marley's London house to get English Heritage blue plaque

19/02/2019 • 14:02 Culture The Guardian  

Angela Carter, Gertrude Bell and Martha Gellhorn among this year’s honourees A house in Chelsea where Bob Marley sought refuge after the trauma of an …

The 20 greatest movie musicals of all time

19/02/2019 • 13:56 Culture The Independent  

From the heyday of Hollywood's Golden Age, to the Broadway adaptations and avant-garde boundary breakers, Clarisse Loughrey picks the very best the …

Marina Abramović: The Life review – 'A pointless perversion that hurts your eyes'

19/02/2019 • 13:45 Culture The Guardian  

Serpentine gallery, London Why would anyone want to watch a hologram of the famous performance artist doing nothing? Abramović’s much vaunted show is …

All in a Row review – autistic child puppet drama has warmth and truth

19/02/2019 • 13:31 Culture The Guardian  

Southwark Playhouse, London Good puppetry lends rich humanity to the central character of this subtle if controversial production about a boy set to …

Blue Door review – family ghosts question blackness in bleak drama

19/02/2019 • 13:28 Culture The Guardian  

Ustinov Studio, Bath Tanya Barfield’s 2006 play about a man meeting his ancestors asks: am I ever black or white enough? Tracing four generations …

Franz West review – dirty drawings and slapstick sculpture

19/02/2019 • 13:13 Culture The Guardian  

Tate Modern, London He was a drunk desperate to prove himself as an artist. His clumsy papiermache twists, lumpy objects and wearable sculptures …

Why A Star is Born should win the best picture Oscar

19/02/2019 • 12:47 Culture The Guardian  

Once the clear frontrunner, Bradley Cooper’s musical romance now seems doomed. A victim of its own shortcomings or the environment it now finds …

Malcolm X at Oxford: 'They're going to kill me soon'

19/02/2019 • 12:19 Culture The Guardian  

Just before his assassination, the radical black activist took part in a debate at Oxford. Tariq Ali recalls their meeting, which left him in a state …

Bond 25: more delays as new writer hired to overhaul script

19/02/2019 • 11:35 Culture The Guardian  

Release date pushed back to April 2020 following another twist in production of Daniel Craig’s swansong as 007 The recently announced two-month delay …

The Newsroom: is Aaron Sorkin threatening to bring back his worst show?

19/02/2019 • 11:15 Culture The Guardian  

Sorkin’s drama about whiny journalists was smug, preachy and watched by no one – so why won’t he remake his presidential saga? That’s what we all …

Lullabies for air conditioners: the corporate bliss of Japanese ambient

19/02/2019 • 11:00 Culture The Guardian  

Inspired by the technological boom of 1980s Japan, a group of composers created beautiful futurist fantasies – funded by housing developers and …

Bond 25 hires script doctor Scott Z Burns as release date delayed again

19/02/2019 • 10:25 Culture The Independent  

The writer will reportedly spend at least four weeks working on the …

Rocketman: First look at Taron Egerton singing 'Tiny Dancer' as Elton John in new biopic

19/02/2019 • 09:55 Culture The Independent  

The film, co-produced by John, will cover the musician's rise from prodigal pianist to global superstar while 'stripping back the …

Gilbert and George: We like to be weird and normal at the same time

19/02/2019 • 09:38 Culture The Independent  

For all their success there's still something discreetly anarchic about Gilbert and George – a hint of danger behind their impeccable manners and …

Why is the Laughing Cavalier, who is neither a cavalier nor laughing, looking so pleased with himself?

19/02/2019 • 09:38 Culture The Independent  

For anyone brought up on Monet and Picasso, the Wallace Collection, with works that date largely from before the French Revolution, comes as a bit of …

Jessica Jones actor Krysten Ritter reacts after Marvel series cancelled by Netflix

19/02/2019 • 09:10 Culture The Independent  

'I love these people to the moon and …

The Carrying by Ada Limón review – from the heart, unvarnished

19/02/2019 • 09:00 Culture The Guardian  

US poet Ada Limón writes with simple and disarming honesty – for people rather than other poets I had never read Ada Limón when I dipped into Bright …

Australian author sees similar plot to his in trailer for new Danny Boyle film

19/02/2019 • 08:43 Culture The Guardian  

The upcoming movie Yesterday bears resemblance to Nick Milligan’s novel Enormity When Nick Milligan decided to self-publish his speculative fiction …