You need more than a good voice to sing the countertenor role of the sun-worshipping Egyptian leader. But it’s changed my lifePicture the audience naked.” The popular wisdom for overcoming stage fright was turned on its head the first time I was unveiled – body waxed, head shaved,...
Two anticipated PlayStation games make different post-apocalyptic pitches: hordes of virus-infected undead walking, or romance in a pitiless, violent world. Pick your pandemic …Who knows what could possibly be driving this, but post-apocalyptic video games are having a moment. In the past year we’ve already seen Fallout 76, Anthem and Metro Exodus,...
Jackie Shane, a transgender soul singer who became a pioneering musician in Toronto, where she packed out nightclubs in the 1960s, has died. She was 78.Record label Numero Group, which produced a Grammy-nominated album about Shane that brought her back out into the spotlight, confirmed Friday that she died in Nashville....
PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 4; CapcomHigh-octane challenges in this irresistible romp have resurrected an action series that’s been dormant for over a decadeDespite appearances, this frenetic, over-the-top action game about sexy demon hunters isn’t just another power fantasy. Instead, as you hack your way through the hellish hordes...
Fiji Water says lawsuit by model Kelleth Cuthbert, whose images on the red carpet went viral, is ‘frivolous’ and ‘without merit’Forget Glenn Close. Ignore Sandra Oh. The real breakout star of this year’s Golden Globe awards was – without question – the Fiji Water girl, the hostess who stole attention...
Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s audacious comedy returns with a family dinner from hell, a brawl and a hot, smoking priest. We should have knownIf you are a Fleabag devotee, you could only find yourself whispering in reverential awe as the opening episode seated our antihero at a family dinner next...
Marvel’s superhero adventure veers from boomingly serious to quirkily droll as Larson wages a vicious war against evil aliensThis latest tale from the Marvel cinematic universe takes us way back in time, many years before the great catastrophe shown in Avengers: Infinity War. We have crash-landed in mid-90s America: a hilariously...
The TV presenters will be on the judging panel to decide the UK’s Next Drag Superstar. ‘It’s going to be sickening’, they sayBritish TV presenters Graham Norton and Alan Carr have confirmed that they will be sashaying their way on to the judging panel of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK,...
Whether it’s Cannes, Venice or Berlin, here’s how to stay one step ahead of the crowds – ideally in a pair of comfortable shoesDo your homeworkFilm festivals favour the well-prepared. Last-minute whims are all very well, but in many cases tickets are available online days or even weeks...
Gwyneth Paltrow’s fashion guru Elizabeth Saltzman discusses the prep and panic of the red carpetThe night before the 2012 Academy Awards, Elizabeth Saltzman didn’t sleep. The next day, she was going to be dressing the actor and wellness entrepreneur Gwyneth Paltrow, who was presenting an award at the ceremony...