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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 …

For sale: Jack Nicholson's Shining axe and Samuel L Jackson's lightsaber

21/08/2019 • 10:43 Culture The Guardian  

Film fanatics have a chance to buy up pieces of Hollywood history as memorabilia from blockbuster movies goes under the hammer Film fans will be able …

The Doctor, Almeida Theatre review: Juliet Stevenson is magnificent in provocative, wonderfully upsetting production

21/08/2019 • 10:27 Culture The Independent  

As his leaving present to the Almeida, Robert Icke brilliantly re-imagines Arthur Schtizler's Professor …

Top 10 caregivers in fiction | Lila Savage

21/08/2019 • 10:17 Culture The Guardian  

Writers from Alice Munro to Ottessa Moshfegh explore some of life’s most gruelling experiences in ways that build in survival tools Shortly before …

Pain and Glory review: A soulful performance from Antonio Banderas

21/08/2019 • 10:14 Culture The Independent  

Pedro Almodóvar's film about a filmmaker looking back at his life is indulgent and self-absorbed - but he gets away with …

The Doctor review – Robert Icke offers brilliant diagnosis of modern ills

21/08/2019 • 10:08 Culture The Guardian  

Almeida, London Juliet Stevenson delivers one of the peak performances of the theatrical year in Robert Icke’s striking reimagining of Schnitzler As …

Angel Has Fallen review – Gerard Butler's pyrotechnics fizzle out

21/08/2019 • 09:46 Culture The Guardian  

In the latest overblown and underpowered instalment of the Fallen franchise, Butler’s beleaguered secret service agent goes on the run after being …

Stranger Things: Duffer brothers' original notes clarify line hinting at Will's sexuality

21/08/2019 • 09:44 Culture The Independent  

The character description reveals …

Stephen Fry's Mythos review – a head-spinning marathon of legends

21/08/2019 • 09:43 Culture The Guardian  

Festival theatre, Edinburgh The avuncular storytelling sage leavens seven-and-a-half-hours of myth-recounting with boyish enthusiasm and silly voices …

Spider-Man: By going their separate ways, Disney and Sony may have just killed the Marvel Cinematic Universe

21/08/2019 • 09:11 Culture The Independent  

Without the heart and humanity of Tom Holland's Spider-Man, what is the Marvel Cinematic Universe other than a cold space opera populated by aliens …

Spider-Man out of Marvel Cinematic Universe after Disney split with Sony

21/08/2019 • 08:49 Culture The Guardian  

Sony expresses disappointment over push by Disney – the parent company of Marvel – for greater share Sony Pictures, the studio that owns the rights …

The Offing by Benjamin Myers review – poignant story of an unlikely friendship

21/08/2019 • 07:57 Culture The Guardian  

One man’s transition from adolescent to adult during a summer by the sea recalls A Month in the Country Benjamin Myers’s first novel since his Walter …

Spider-Man: 'Disappointed' Sony suggests Disney to blame for Tom Holland's uncertain MCU future

21/08/2019 • 07:56 Culture The Independent  

Despite this, they remain 'respectful' of the studio's …

RuPaul's Drag Race UK reveals queens for first season with Baga Chipz and Gothy Kendoll among line-up

21/08/2019 • 07:52 Culture The Independent  

The ten names competing to be crowned Drag Race Superstar have been …

Dave Grohl invites five-year-old Foo Fighters fan onstage to celebrate his first-ever gig

21/08/2019 • 07:05 Culture The Independent  

Heartwarming moment comes ahead of the band's headline shows at Reading & Leeds festivals this …

Spider-Man leaving MCU? Everything you need to know about Tom Holland and Marvel-Sony controversy

21/08/2019 • 06:47 Culture The Independent  

We've broken down what this means for Holland's future as the beloved …

Game of Thrones: Alfie Allen says he is 'pissed off' at online trolls for Game of Thrones criticism

21/08/2019 • 06:46 Culture The Independent  

Theon Greyjoy star speaks out about show's controversial eighth and final …

The Man Who Saw Everything by Deborah Levy review – a brilliant Booker nominee

21/08/2019 • 06:30 Culture The Guardian  

The trauma of European totalitarianism is channelled through one man in this intricately layered analysis of personal and political power The moment …

Ozzy Osbourne says neck surgery caused agony 'beyond anything I've experienced in my life'

21/08/2019 • 06:25 Culture The Independent  

Black Sabbath star 're-injured' himself after suffering a fall at home while recovering from …

Spider-Man: Marvel fans boycott Sony after Peter Parker is 'dropped' from MCU

21/08/2019 • 05:47 Culture The Independent  

Disney and Sony failed to come to a 50/50 financial agreement, according to reports, meaning Marvel president Kevin Feige 'won't produce any further' …