The Little Stranger review Ruth Wilson shines in mournful ghost story

Death and decline haunt postwar Britain as Sarah Waters novel is brought to deliciously sinister life by Lenny Abrahamson The haunts of childhood are revisited in this oppressively macabre ghost story, set in the miserable austerity of late-40s Britain and in some ways a metaphor for the nations complex sense…

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Boiling point: why literature loves a long, hot summer

From The Go-Between to Atonement, The Great Gatsby to Call Me by Your Name, novelists have used heatwaves to create tension, erotic charge and moments of possibility it is a time when all the rules change Sarah Perrys After Me Comes the Flood begins one summer in London, on the…

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Illustrator’s renditions of Beyonc ‘Vogue’ cover photos are really impressing fans

It goes without saying that Tyler Mitchell’s photographs of Beyoncé for the September issue of Vogue are nothing short of works of art.  Just when we thought nothing could come anywhere close to the beauty of these photos, one artist painted her impressions of the images and they’re just breathtaking. …

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The ‘Gilmore Girls’ coffee challenge doesn’t have a happy ending

Image: mashable composite: Warner Bros. via getty images and Molly Larimer Forget Dean, Jess, and Logan — there’s a new most romantic dude in Stars Hollow. On a recent tour of the Warner Bros. studio lot, one Gilmore Girlsfan got the most magical marriage proposal the fictional town has seen since Max…

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Barry Chuckle, one half Chuckle Brothers duo, dies aged 73

Manager says comedy entertainer died peacefully at home with his wife and familyBarry Chuckle a life in pictures The entertainer Barry Chuckle, one half of the comedy duo #Chucklevision pic.twitter.com/NjZ6J8krbq The Chuckle Brothers in costume for a pantomime in Wolverhampton in 1993. Photograph: David Bagnall/REX/Shutterstock The younger brothers got their…

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Anne Hathaway attacks ‘white privilege’ after death of black teenager in California

Actor posts picture of Nia Wilson on Instagram and condemns inaction of white Americans Anne Hathaway has urged white people to ask how decent are we really after a black teenager was killed in California. Nia Wilson, 18, died after being stabbed in the neck in Oakland on Sunday night.…

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