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Why bikers make men and women alike swoon

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How new Austin Butler film The Bikeriders revives their dangerous appeal

Tuesday, Jun 18

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Why the British are obsessed with the Cotswolds

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The countryside idyll in Oxfordshire is having a moment – and is ripe for satire

Monday, Jun 17

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How a blacklisted Hollywood writer won two Oscars

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How the ostracised Hollywood screenwriter Dalton Trumbo fought back

Saturday, Jun 15

Women's periods are still an on-screen taboo

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How a new film has caused controversy with its depiction of menstruation

Friday, Jun 14

The aristocratic craft making a comeback

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Beloved by Gen Z and millennials, why the 'fusty' craft of needlepoint is back

Thursday, Jun 13

10 of the best TV shows of 2024 so far

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From a brutal Japanese period epic to a controversial Netflix stalking drama

Wednesday, Jun 12

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Could this be the summer's best Hollywood film?

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Inside Out 2 'glimmers with truths about the business of being a human'

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10 of the most iconic Glastonbury Festival looks

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From Bowie to Stormzy – what have been the event's best style moments

Tuesday, Jun 11

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What ancient women really thought about sex

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How females in Rome and Greece talked about their fears and desires

Monday, Jun 10

The men who broke out of Alcatraz with a spoon

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Behind the 'cleverest escape in the prison's 30 years'

Saturday, Jun 8

The world's first global sporting celebrity

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The 1920s athlete who blazed a trail for modern sports stars

Friday, Jun 7

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How a Paris-set shark film is outshining Hollywood

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Netflix's Under Paris is earning comparisons to Jaws – and proving a big hit

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How one man pushed film to its epic limits

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Director Richard Linklater reflects on his epic masterpiece Boyhood

Thursday, Jun 6

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The D-Day film that changed how we see war

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How Saving Private Ryan's harrowing depiction of war left an indelible mark

Wednesday, Jun 5

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12 of the best books of the year so far

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Including new novels by Andrew O'Hagan, Helen Oyeyemi and Scarlett Thomas

Tuesday, Jun 4

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Will Smith's post-slap comeback

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Bad Boys: Ride or Die is 'fun enough in its chaotic, grungy way'

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10 of the best TV shows to watch this June

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From Jake Gyllenhaal in Presumed Innocent to the return of The Bear

Monday, Jun 3

A death-defying D-day mission in a wooden glider

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Extraordinary BBC archive interview with the leader of a bold WW2 operation

Sunday, Jun 2

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How releasing our 'inner artist' can keep us calm

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'Craftivism', upcycling, and other ways to find peace – and stop over-consuming

Saturday, Jun 1

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The World War Two army that didn't exist

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The visual tricks, stagecraft and misdirection used to fool the Nazis in 1944

Friday, May 31

The radical 1970s roots of wellness

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Today it's a huge industry – but 50 years ago, it was much more revolutionary

Thursday, May 30

12 of the best films to watch in June

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From Inside Out 2 to Yorgos Lanthimos's follow-up to Poor Things

Wednesday, May 29

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Why Hollywood could be facing a disastrous summer

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With blockbusters like Furiosa flopping, big-budget films are in dire straits

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The 17th Century paintings that led to Goodfellas

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How Caravaggio's dramatic, 'cinematic' works influenced generations

Tuesday, May 28

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Eight of the best films of 2024 so far

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From Civil War and Robot Dreams to The Beast and Love Lies Bleeding

Monday, May 27

How the Sex Pistols sparked outrage in Britain

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In a BBC archive interview, the incendiary punk group confronted criticism

Saturday, May 25

Adult comedy Anora is a 'more real Pretty Woman'

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This film about a quick-witted stripper is a Cannes Film Festival highlight

Friday, May 24

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Will All We Imagine as Light win the Palme d'Or?

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This 'magical' ode to nocturnal Mumbai will 'win hearts everywhere'

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Tom Holland's Romeo and Juliet is 'lifeless'

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The Spiderman star's stage turn is a global event – shame about the production

Thursday, May 23

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Could France finally be reckoning with MeToo?

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A new wave of young female film-makers is rising up