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Princess Emmy review – plodding horse-whisperer animation

22/08/2019 • 06:00 Culture The Guardian  

The family-friendly story of a girl with a gift for speaking to her equine friends lacks even minimal levels of peril and adventure This …

To be beside the seaside: Whitley Bay's daytrippers – in pictures

22/08/2019 • 06:00 Culture The Guardian  

Markéta Luskačová fell in love with and photographed Whitley Bay in the late 1970s. Her warm and intimate images from 40 years ago capture families …

Filthy rich: why the awful antics of Succession are so addictive

22/08/2019 • 06:00 Culture The Guardian  

The slick, anti-aspirational drama about a rich Murdoch-esque empire shouldn’t be quite this compulsive but it remains an odd fascination It takes …

Rapsody review, Eve: North Carolina artist's masterful tribute to black women is tender and compelling

22/08/2019 • 05:33 Culture The Independent  

Featuring a superb cast of guest features, from Queen Latifah to J Cole, Rapsody's third studio album continues her exploration of female …

Crawl review: Both too stupid and not stupid enough

22/08/2019 • 05:11 Culture The Independent  

The alligator-based horror could really do with some sense and structure to go along with all these earnest …

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, review: Stays true to the books but forgets that horror is a genre of allegories

22/08/2019 • 05:09 Culture The Independent  

While it's a loving and faithful adaptation of Alvin Schwartz's short stories, it gets lost in its attempt to wrap the whole thing up in a neat …

Angel Has Fallen review: A loud, ultra-violent, ugly-looking film in search of a soul

22/08/2019 • 05:06 Culture The Independent  

Since there's a lack of recognisable landmarks to blow up here, the film feels the need to amp up what action it does have to an almost apocalyptic …

Michelle Keegan: 'It's no one's business when I'm having a child'

22/08/2019 • 05:04 Culture The Independent  

The Our Girl star talks to Ellie Harrison about the mistreatment of women in the media, why she's proud to be northern and working class, and her new …

Can Spider-Man survive outside of the Marvel universe?

22/08/2019 • 04:30 Culture The Guardian  

Disney and Sony have split over their web-slinging arrangement which could lead to disaster for Spidey or an intriguing new opportunity Is the Marvel …

Jayde Adams: The Ballad of Kylie Jenner’s Old Face review – a pop at pop-feminism

21/08/2019 • 23:01 Culture The Guardian  

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh The Bristolian standup’s blunt good sense is deployed to optimal effect in taking fashionable feminism in the …

The world's highest paid actors in 2019

21/08/2019 • 19:49 Culture The Independent  

Dwayne Johnson, Chris Hemsworth and Bradley Cooper top Forbes's …

Cyborgs and supermodels hit the dancefloor at Edinburgh

21/08/2019 • 19:00 Culture The Guardian  

In Ritualia and Learning from the Future, Colette Sadler poses questions about the human body. But does she find answers? It’s a bold move for any …

Hail Satan? review – sympathy for the devil, socks for the homeless

21/08/2019 • 14:00 Culture The Guardian  

Florida’s Satanic Temple is more concerned with helping out than worshipping Beelzebub in this light-hearted documentary The devil’s work is moving …

Dancing With The Stars: Sean Spicer joins 2019 cast with James Van Der Beek, Karamo Brown and Lamar Odom

21/08/2019 • 13:56 Culture The Independent  

Also included in the cast is Hannah Brown from 'The …

The Matrix 4: How will Keanu Reeves return as Neo?

21/08/2019 • 13:34 Culture The Independent  

Expect there to be a glitch of some …

James McNicholas: The Boxer review – a knockout comedy

21/08/2019 • 13:00 Culture The Guardian  

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh McNicholas throws down a heavyweight hour of standup and storytelling about his champion grandad Terry Downes Terry …

Prom 44: LSO/Rattle review – Jungle Book-inspired scherzo delivered with verve

21/08/2019 • 12:52 Culture The Guardian  

Royal Albert Hall, London An all 20th-century programme showcased the wit and brilliance of Simon Rattle and the London Symphony Orchestra, although …

Succession's Kieran Culkin on villainy, Home Alone – and Michael Jackson

21/08/2019 • 11:44 Culture The Guardian  

The former child star is having a ball as foul-mouthed Roman Roy in HBO’s compulsive dynasty drama. So why did it take him 29 years to enjoy his job? …

Spider-Man: Avengers star Jeremy Renner demands Sony 'return' Tom Holland character to Marvel

21/08/2019 • 11:22 Culture The Independent  

The controversy hasn't gone down well with Holland's …

Edinburgh Fringe 2019 review round-up: Smaller venues take centre stage with three brilliant shows, including The Nights by Henry Naylor

21/08/2019 • 11:08 Culture The Independent  

E8, The Nights and The Wild Unfeeling World were all thoroughly enjoyed by our …