The vibes are off and the producers’ tactics are questionable, but we still can’t look away. As the 2021 series comes to a close, Paula Akpan asks whether it’s possible to ethically enjoy Love Island.
Another Trailer of the Week: because when Marvel gives us flying London buses, we hop aboard.
Screen Time: Get comfy. From weird wellness retreats in Nine Perfect Strangers to DIY chaos in Changing Rooms, there’s a lot on offer from 20th August.
Sul sul! Game developers Electronic Arts finally delivered a farming pack that lives up to its name. Has the cottagecore aesthetic now gone next-level? We think so.
At just 24, NYC’s enigmatic artist has already carved a legacy for his airbrushed tags appearing not only on canvases across galleries, but in Supreme, Arc’teryx and Givenchy collections, too. Now, the serial tagger is telling his story from the beginning.
Since its premiere at Sundance, the indie has received critical acclaim for its arresting take on Eighties "video nasty" aesthetics. Slightly scared, we meet its creative team.
Trailer of the Week: cult graphic novel finally makes it to the small screen, minus its last leading man but plus future-female badassery.
Photographer David Jenewein has collated his tender and intimate images of Thailand into a new zine.
The French-Moroccan author of groundbreaking novels Adéle and Lullaby is back with the first instalment of a trilogy based on her family history. Here she discusses colonialism, women’s rights and the importance of looking back to look forward.
With contestants like Jake playing strategically to stay in the villa, the mechanics of Love Island are more visible than ever before. A hot single looking for love? As if. Jake’s eyes are glued on the cash prize.
Last November, it was announced that ownership of Wrexham AFC had been handed over to Deadpool star Ryan Reynolds and It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia creator Rob McElhenney. Will a dose of celebrity and a flashy Disney+ doc really help save the club? Wrexham fans weigh in.
Screen Time: Jodie Comer shooting guns (again)! Jennifer Coolidge’s comeback! Even more Marvel! These are the best films and TV shows to keep you occupied from 13th August.
Penned by photographer Eddie Otchere and writer Andrew Green in 1995, the cult classic novel told the story of how Jungle shaped the Black British music scene. Now, it’s being republished.
London’s first independent gallery looks back at its pivotal moments with new exhibition Light Years, showcasing a 1985 celebration of THE FACE which echoes powerfully to the future.
From steamy gay porn scenes to anonymous fetishists on Twitter, the sexual lust for football kits is at an all-time high. But what lies beneath the knee-high socks? THE FACE finds out.
Shot over four years, Jeano Edwards documented the mundanities of his home country – but the greener grass, bluer skies and sun-soaked festivities make it seem not so mundane after all.
Come as you are: new French-language films Titane, Jumbo and Deerskin are exploring a sexual attraction to... things.
Toe-curling sarcasm, anxious talk show appearances, “Evil Hag” energy... Think you have Aubrey Plaza all figured out? Brilliant new psycho-drama Black Bear reveals a raw and vulnerable side of the Ingrid Goes West actor.
As Zola hits the big screen, we hone in on a new genre of film depicting the lawlessness of Florida, where spring break leads to murder and chaos.
Screen Time: Hungry for more content? From bite-sized comedy snacks to three-course cinematic meals, these are the best things to watch right now.
Following two tragic drug deaths, THE FACE talks to ravers and campaigners who want a radical change in policy across UK nightlife.
After becoming Great Britain’s youngest ever Olympic medalist, 13-year-old Sky Brown has proved to be a skateboarding prodigy. But she’s not the only one. Young female skateboarders have dominated Tokyo 2020 and they show no signs of slowing down.
Create Jobs - powered by A New Direction - is the London employability programme kicking off a six-week content production course in September with a series of talks, workshops and masterclasses in partnership with THE FACE.