Posts By Thomas Gorton

Get Out producers have made a film about talking politics at Thanksgiving

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Everyone’s familiar with the situation: it’s a big occasion, Christmas maybe, and the whole family are crowded around the dining table. Maybe this will be the year that we all just get along, you might think. And then Dad (unwittingly?) says something blatantly racist. And then all hell breaks loose.

This is the main premise, more or less, of The Oath, the feature-length debut from writer, director, and starring actor Ike Barinholtz. Emmy-nominated…

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There’s going to be a public memorial for Aretha Franklin

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A memorial for Aretha Franklin has been announced, following the singer’s death at the age of 76 on August 16. A public viewing will take place at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History on August 28 and 29, open from 9am to 9pm each day. Her private funeral, for only friends and family, will take place two days after the public viewing ends, on August 31.

Holding the memorial at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History…

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There’s going to be a public memorial for Aretha Franklin

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A memorial for Aretha Franklin has been announced, following the singer’s death at the age of 76 on August 16. A public viewing will take place at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History on August 28 and 29, open from 9am to 9pm each day. Her private funeral, for only friends and family, will take place two days after the public viewing ends, on August 31.

Holding the memorial at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History…

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A man has fallen into an Anish Kapoor artwork and ended up in hospital

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A man has ended up in hospital after falling into one of British artist Anish Kapoor’s installations at the Serralves museum in Porto.

The now ironically-titled “Descent into Limbo (1992)” is comprised of a cubic building with a circular hole in the center of its floor, which visitors can walk around. The sides of the hole are coated with a black pigment to give the impression of an infinite space, but the hole itself is (luckily) only 2.5 metres deep.…

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Watch a trailer for Yayoi Kusama’s upcoming documentary, Infinity

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Yayoi Kusama’s artworks are instantly recognisable; from her polka-dotted canvases to her so-Instagrammable Infinity Mirror rooms, the 89-year-old’s creations are iconic examples of contemporary art. But things haven’t always been so easy for the Japanese artist, as revealed in the new trailer for her documentary, Infinity.

The documentary will deal with Kusama’s journey to becoming one of the most internationally-renowned artists since…

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Rihanna’s new documentary is set to release very soon

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Way back in 2016 it was announced that we were getting a Rihanna documentary from Peter Berg, director of Lone Survivor and 2012’s Battleship (the film that saw the singer in her first major acting role). Since then there’s been little news on the film, but Berg has revealed in a recent interview that we can…

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Skate legend Mark Gonzales recreates a 90s art performance in this new film

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Long before the Palace boys assembled their Wayward Boys Choir, and the girls of the Skate Kitchen had taken to the sidewalks of New York, Mark Gonzales was blazing a trail for a new generation of skaters to come. Taking his skateboard off the ramps and out…

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Watch the latest trailer for Gaspar Noe’s wild new film Climax

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Dancers. A Party. Vinyl. Sangria – so begins the new trailer for Climax, Argentinian filmmaker Gaspar Noe’s first cinematic endeavour after Love. The film, starring Sofia Boutella alongside a cast of professional dancers and newcomers, is the depiction of a late night dance party that turns into a nightmare.

Climax sees a troupe of young dancers get together in an isolated, empty school building to rehearse. After…

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