Culture

Amandla Stenberg: from child stardom to hot girl horror

Digital cover: In A24’s Bodies Bodies Bodies, the 23-year-old swaps Young Adult fiction for Young Adult friction. After coming of age in the spotlight, her turn in this summer’s sexy, acidic slasher is her most gratifying role yet.

My Media Diet: Angela Hui on her debut novel, Takeaway

Chinese might be one of the nation’s favourite takeaways, but it didn’t feel like that when Hui grew up above one in rural South Wales. Here, she talks about the new book and what she gets up to beyond the confines of her stovetop.

My Media Diet: The Bear’s Ayo Edebiri

From binge-watching British murder mysteries to sending Jeremy Allen White memes to the show’s group chat, here’s how the hit series’ breakout star spends her time on the internet.

Should you use a tear stick to fake cry?

Actress Annie Hamilton recently revealed that she used a Kryolan Tear Stick to cheat it at an audition. But should you use it in your personal life, too? For crying out loud...

The content mania of the football transfer window

Football journalists, owners and directors have become stars in their own right to modern fans obsessed with structure and status. Now, transfers have become a new sport that feels separate to football itself.

Minions vs Morbius: A tale of two memes

As Minions: The Rise of Gru cashes in on the Gentleminions trend, Sony is still reeling from its mocked-across-the-board re-release of Morbius. Why did Minions mint millions but Jared Leto’s Marvel film flop?

This is the year’s most dreadful film

Caleb Landry Jones scooped the top acting prize at Cannes for his chilling portrayal of a real-life Australian killer in Justin Kurzel’s film, Nitram. But would the Texan actor really rather be making wiggy psych albums and watching vintage British sitcoms?

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