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Made for $400,000, Easy Rider  took $60 million at the box office

The 1960s began 50 years ago this week. Okay, we may be a few years off the mark. That decade may have begun with the release of Bonnie and Clyde two (...)

Kate Nash relocated to Los Angeles and is now recording music and acting

Late in 2017, an article appeared on Buzzfeed with the headline: 33 Singers That Only Exist in the Mind of British Millennials. At No 9 was Kate Nash,(...)

US House speaker Nancy Pelosi: “ready for the fight of her life with Trump”. Photograph: Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images

Nancy Pelosi and Donald Trump have a lot in common. Neither one drinks, yet they have family vineyards. They both love big bowls of ice cream. Their (...)

Kim Kardashian’s Kimono Solutionwear. Photograph: Vanessa Beecroft /The New York Times

Another week, another cultural appropriation controversy. Or so it’s beginning to seem when it comes to fashion and its faux pas. This time around th(...)

 US actress and fashion designer Gloria Vanderbilt: her catches included Marlon Brando, Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelly and the photographer Gordon Parks. Photograph: Intercontinentale/AFP

Born: February 20th, 1924 Died: June 17th, 2019 Gloria Vanderbilt, the original “poor little rich girl”, inherited vast family wealth at the high pr(...)

Toy Story: the four films must be among the greatest cinematic achievements of contemporary Hollywood

Sometimes very different bits of the culture come at you simultaneously. This week, for example, I watched Pixar’s latest Toy Story and the opening ep(...)

Gloria Vanderbilt in 2009. The society heiress died on Monday at her home in Manhattan, aged 95. Photograph: Piotr Redlinski/The New York Times

Gloria Vanderbilt, the heiress, artist and romantic who began her life as the “poor little rich girl” of the Great Depression, has died at the age of (...)

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr is escorted handcuffed by NYPD officers as he exits the New York City Police Department’s  Special Victims Division (SVU) in Harlem, New York. Photograph: Eduardo Munoz/Reuters

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr was charged on Thursday with groping a woman at a Manhattan bar last weekend, New York City police said. The Jerry Maguire acto(...)

Game of Thrones star Sophie Turner says she’s happy to be moving on from Game of Thrones now. Photograph: Getty Images

The campaign for reproductive rights in Northern Ireland is confronted with an awkward dilemma. In recent weeks, there have been calls for studios to (...)

This is only the  most famous version of Some Like it Hot

There is still a myth abroad that the remake is always a pale copy of the original. It does little good to again point out that the most famous versio(...)

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