On the 40th anniversary of the release of the original Star Wars, George Lucas biographer James Cooray Smith shares the unlikely story of how the first film got made.
On the pop culture podcast this week: Frank Ocean’s long-awaited new album, the new film adaptation of Arthur Ransome’s Lake District adventure story and a BBC TV throwback from 1978.
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The story of a strange old man who wants to do nothing more than grow tomatoes in peace is just one in a long line of kids’ films with vegetarian messages at their centre
David Brent: Life on the Road is great in the details, but lacks the dramatic range required by cinema.
On the pop culture podcast this week: BBC Three’s Fleabag, Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of The BFG, and Channel 4 dating show Naked Attraction.
Delta Airlines removing all the kisses from Carol is just the latest example of the arbitrary censorship lesbians have always been subject to.
The director of Wiener-Dog is like Woody Allen's even-more-despairing kid brother – and I don't just mean in his looks.
On the pop culture podcast this week: Netflix's Stranger Things, Pixar's Finding Dory, and Fellini's masterpiece 8½.
Where DC heroes might be vulnerable to the likes of Kryptonite or the colour yellow, Marvel’s heroes struggle with alcoholism or debt.
Being a princess never looked so boring.
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