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The Dark Carnival review – a gorgeous beyond-the-grave cabaret

22/02/2019 • 15:13 Culture The Guardian  

Tramway, Glasgow An underworld of undead attempt to make contact with their breathing counterparts in Vanishing Point’s irreverent musical If you …

Cole Sprouse shares theory about why his Friends character Ben was 'basically killed off'

22/02/2019 • 15:10 Culture The Independent  

Ben Geller doesn't get much, if any, acknowledgement during the last two …

Desus and Mero: how the Bronx duo talked their way to the top of TV

22/02/2019 • 15:07 Culture The Guardian  

From their podcast to a Viceland show and now to a major new Showtime slot, the outspoken pair have found a way to make late-night TV feel fresh …

Music industry sexism: will Matt Healy's Brits moment spark change?

22/02/2019 • 14:34 Culture The Guardian  

A discussion about music and misogyny with Chris of Christine and the Queens, the 1975’s Matty Healy, DJ Matt Wilkinson and Guardian deputy music …

Refreshed prince: Will Smith launches Fresh Princess children's books

22/02/2019 • 14:06 Culture The Guardian  

Actor says stories about the youngster, inspired by his TV role as the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, will be ‘fun and empowering’ Will Smith would like …

Face-palm for 007: new Bond title gives Daniel Craig flimsy send-off

22/02/2019 • 14:06 Culture The Guardian  

Judging by the cryptic name, Shatterhand could be an epic showdown between good and evil … or a German cowboy fable If reports are to be believed, …

Golden-age stars and scabrous gossip: the best books about Hollywood

22/02/2019 • 14:01 Culture The Guardian  

Ahead of the Oscars, the Guardian’s film critic shares his favourite books on the dream factory, including David Niven, Zadie Smith and Rose McGowan …

Guz Khan: 'My son produced a poo and placed it on the table'

22/02/2019 • 14:00 Culture The Guardian  

The comic and Man Like Mobeen star on the things that make him laugh the most Without a shadow of a doubt, Dave Chappelle ’s Black Bush. It was …

Steve Irwin: Google Doodle honours life and legacy of 'Crocodile Hunter' TV star

22/02/2019 • 13:55 Culture The Independent  

Irwin would have turned 57 on 22 …

Remembering when a snake bit the Crocodile Hunter in the neck on live TV

22/02/2019 • 13:11 Culture The Independent  

Rather than freaking out, Irwin asks for the camera to get a close up of the snake biting him on the …

Shatterhand: new James Bond film's working title announced

22/02/2019 • 12:49 Culture The Guardian  

The much delayed 25th official James Bond film is due to begin filming in April, with a working title taken from an alias of the series’ villain …

Fatboy Slim review – cut'n'paste rave larges it to arena proportions

22/02/2019 • 12:49 Culture The Guardian  

Wembley Arena, London Battle-hardened ravers and their teenage kids gather as the big-beat ringmaster presses play on an update of the acid house era …

10 best black comedies of all time, from Dr Strangelove to Withnail and I

22/02/2019 • 12:48 Culture The Independent  

From 'Dr Strangelove' to 'Bad Santa' via 'Withnail and I', these are the movies that some sections of the audience just didn't get. Graeme Ross …

Woody Allen to make next film in Spain

22/02/2019 • 12:45 Culture The Guardian  

Two weeks after taking legal action against Amazon Studios, the director has teamed with Spanish production company Mediapro Woody Allen will return …

Why Green Book should win the best picture Oscar

22/02/2019 • 12:04 Culture The Guardian  

Lost amid the film’s alarming fall from grace is the fact that, at its core, it offers a subtle and challenging social message The Favourite, Black …

Oscars gift bags to include cannabis skin cream and grinning toilet brush

22/02/2019 • 12:01 Culture The Guardian  

The 2019 nominees will be scrubbing up well, with a silent breast pump and Galapagos holiday also among coveted haul of freebies Dental floss, …

Max Porter: ‘I love slang, I love hip-hop. I love the proper use of language’

22/02/2019 • 11:58 Culture The Guardian  

The author of Grief Is the Thing With Feathers on writing his second novel, wrangling with Brexit and subverting the missing-child genre “A culture …

The 37 best cliffhangers in TV history, from Lost to The Sopranos

22/02/2019 • 11:52 Culture The Independent  

From 'Who shot JR?' to 'Who shot Mr Burns?', cliffhangers are one of television's most effective plot devices. Jack Shepherd and Jacob Stolworthy …

Time's Up confirms its CEO resigned over son's sexual assault allegations

22/02/2019 • 11:49 Culture The Guardian  

The group campaigning against sexual assault has revealed that its president and CEO Lisa Borders resigned this week due to allegations against her …

New York’s Met Museum showcases the power of camp in new exhibition

22/02/2019 • 11:35 Culture The Guardian  

Camp: Notes on Fashion will tell the story of camp’s origins from Versailles to 1930s Berlin Camp both high (the ballet, Caravaggio ) and low …