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Ana Alonso-Serrano: ‘We need to push more for changing the image of a physicist as a man’

Physicist Ana Alonso-Serrano has spent much of her career thinking about what’s inside a black hole, an object which the world only caught a first gli(...)

Fans have wondered for years how Thomas Harris, shown cradling a rescued possum named Bruce, comes up with his characters. ‘You don’t have to make anything up in this world,’ he says. Photograph: Rose Marie Cromwell/New York Times

Thomas Harris, the creator of one of literature’s most terrifying monsters, arguably has one of the darkest imaginations of any writer working today. (...)

Jeff Goldblum and Jodie Foster in Hotel Artemis

For those of us who grew up with Jodie Foster, the most chilling moment in this half-baked futuristic thriller comes at the beginning when, woken by c(...)

Incredibles 2: Mr Incredible struggles as a stay-at-home dad in this sequel to Pixar’s 2004 hit

Lessons have been learnt. Back in 2014, some weeks after Brazil were thoroughly spanked by the Germans, Hollywood’s summer sputtered to a halt after t(...)

Cast member Dan Gordon in Stephen Sondheim’s “Assassins”, running at the Gate Theatre from April 12th to June 7th. Photograph: Agata Stoinska

“When I leave the stage I’ll be the most famous man in America,” John Wilkes Booth, one of the lesser lights in a 19th-century acting family, is alleg(...)

Frances McDormand accepts Best Actress for ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’. Photograph: by Kevin Winter/Getty Images

The 90th Academy Awards will be remembered for a speech that closed off a tumultuous season in powerful, resonant fashion. Frances McDormand, winner o(...)

Now that many of its worries have come to pass – politics overrun by sniggering populism, invasive surveillance run amok, citizens ranked by social media – how is Black Mirror supposed to keep up?

Last year, when the results of the US presidential election became hideously apparent, the Twitter account for Charlie Brooker’s dystopian sci-fi show(...)

Sean Baker’s The Florida Project set in the shadows of Orlando’s Disney World, where the hotels that once catered to budget-minded tourists are filled with homeless welfare families

It’s a balmy May night on the French Riviera and more than 1,000 people are snaked around the streets of Cannes hoping to get in the most buzzed-about(...)

John Hinckley Jr in  2003: no longer deemed a danger to society. Photograph:  Brendan Smialowski/Reuters

Would-be presidential assassin John Hinckley Jr was released from a psychiatric hospital on Saturday, media reports said, 35 years after he shot forme(...)

Then US president Ronald Reagan (dark blazer) is shot and wounded in an assassination attempt by John Hinckley jnr after leaving the Washington Hilton Hotel on March 30th, 1981. File photograph: Ron Edmonds/AP

The man who tried to assassinate US president Ronald Reagan 35 years ago will leave a Washington psychiatric hospital to live full-time in Virginia on(...)

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