A black superhero who’s no second prize- Black Panther is a Marvel | Eliza Anyangwe

The comic-book adaptation is both a perfectly period political commentary and a celebration of blackness, says the freelance writer Eliza Anyangwe Black Panther Opinion A black superhero who’s no second prize- Black Panther is a Marvel Eliza Anyangwe Not since Blade has a hero of colouring held the spotlight: the comic-book adaptation is both a…

A black superhero who’s no second prize- Black Panther is a Marvel | Eliza Anyangwe

The comic-book adaptation is both a perfectly timed political commentary and a festivity of blackness, says the freelance novelist Eliza Anyangwe Black Panther Opinion A black superhero who’s no second prize- Black Panther is a Marvel Eliza Anyangwe Not since Blade has a hero of colour held the limelight: the comic-book adaptation is both a…

Sorry to Bother You review- weirdo workplace satire may become a cult classic

Atlantas Lakeith Stanfield plays a conflicted call-centre droning in Boots Rileys freewheeling slapstick, a patchy but impressively punk-rock affair Rapper Boots Riley’s first feature film demonstrates a great deal of spirit and promise, and farther procures Lakeith Stanfield as the one of the key performers of the moment. That’s my very polite way of saying…

Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop faces new false ad asserts

Nonprofit group Truth in Advertising asserts Goop is exploiting females by marketing products as having the ability to treat diseases and disorders Goop, the lifestyle and publishing company founded by Oscar-winning Hollywood actress Gwyneth Paltrow, is facing new criticisms from an advertising watchdog for constructing false asserts promoting almost 50 products, including a Carnalian crystal…

Has # MeToo gone too far, or not far enough? The answer is both | Laura Kipnis

What is at stake in Catherine Deneuves recent letter in Le Monde attacking the feminist movement? Its a question of where you draw the line Catherine Deneuve Opinion Has # MeToo gone too far, or not far enough? The answer is both Laura Kipnis What is at stake in Catherine Deneuve’s recent letter in Le…

Sorry to Bother You review- weirdo workplace irony may become a cult classic

Atlantas Lakeith Stanfield plays a conflicted call-centre droning in Boots Rileys freewheeling comedy, a patchy but impressively punk-rock affair Rapper Boots Riley’s first feature film demonstrates a great deal of spirit and promise, and further secures Lakeith Stanfield as the one of the key musicians of the moment. That’s my very polite route of saying…

Sorry to Bother You review- weirdo workplace satire may become a cult classic

Atlantas Lakeith Stanfield plays a conflicted call-centre droning in Boots Rileys freewheeling comedy, a patchy but impressively punk-rock affair Rapper Boots Riley’s first feature film proves a great deal of spirit and promise, and farther secures Lakeith Stanfield as the one of the key performers of the moment. That’s my very polite way of saying…

Beyond The Cove: what happened after the Oscar-winning documentary?

In new documentary A Whale of a Tale, film-maker Megumi Sasaki revisits the Japanese town of Taiji and examines the damage left behind The 2009 documentary The Cove, which depicted the practice of corralling and slaughtering dolphins in a small bay tinged crimson from the blood, has visited a bewilder past decade upon the small…

2017: the year in pop culture

A month-by-month digest of 2017s most memorable moments, from Trumps not-so-triumphant inauguration to Get Out resuscitating the horror genre, Love Islands surprise success and beyond January Trump’s inauguration The year began with nobody RSVPing to Donald Trump’s inauguration invite. After reaching the end of his Rolodex, he eventually got 3 Doors Down to perform- so,…