Beyoncé’s Renaissance tour is coming

Shortly before Beyoncé dropped her latest, chart-topping record Renaissance, she said the following: “My intention was to create a safe place, a place without judgment. A place to be free of perfectionism and overthinking. A place to scream, release, feel freedom. It was a beautiful journey of exploration. I hope you find joy in this […]


Sofia Coppola shares her on-set playlist

Time and time again, filmmaker Sofia Coppola shows us that she’s a cult favourite for good reason. In addition to making some truly beautiful movies over the past couple of decades, the director remains a 90s indie it-girl with a well-established street style and a thoroughly impressive music video cameo filmography. Her latest vision of […]


The artist inspired by hands, Magritte & Wong Kar-wai

Bendt Eyckermans has always wanted to be a filmmaker. Growing up, the 28-year-old artist would read about directors with painting backgrounds and the effects film had on their use of lighting and composition. He hoped that he could follow a similar path, incorporating the legacy of five generations of sculptors into an unfolding, cinematic practice of […]


The photographer capturing Luca Guadagnino’s characters on set

“Every city has its patterns, its colour palette — all these surfaces are like a skin,” says photographer Yannis Drakoulidis, of what captures his attention each time he shoots a new place. “The combination of materials, plants, graphic design, construction of the city, cars; they make a puzzle somehow, they build the picture.” Based in […]


Adam Sandler’s next movie with the Safdie Brothers is all about card collecting

It’s been three years since the Safdie Brothers blessed us with Uncut Gems, the Adam Sandler-starring, nerve-shredding New York movie thriller that became the jewel (pun intended) in A24’s crown. Fast forward to 2022 and the team behind it, Adam included, have been pretty quiet on the movie front since. But fear not! Those desperate […]


The creator of The White Lotus just teased details of season three

We still have a few more days before we check into The White Lotus again for its second season, this time set at its luxury resort in Sicily. But if the new iteration – which sees the return of the iconic Jennifer Coolidge and new additions such as Aubrey Plaza, Michael Imperioli, F. Murray Abraham, […]


On her new album, Taylor Swift lets the cracks show

According to a study exploring the various methods of tackling insomnia, some of the most common causes of disturbed sleep include intrusive thoughts, worries or what is described as “a racing mind”. While some people might struggle through, suppressing their woes until they hopefully find relief, others might try various sleep therapies to alleviate their […]


What is quiet firing?

Once, when I was around 21, I had an eye-opening conversation over lunch with someone who had worked for years in managerial positions at charities. While my mind was occupied with graduate opportunities and starting salaries, his was elsewhere. “There are some people we probably don’t need anymore,” he said of his organisation as we […]


Tilda Swinton has dropped out of the Parasite TV show

Letterboxd heads went wild when it was revealed that Bong Joon-ho’s Oscar-winning movie Parasite was being adapted by HBO into a TV series, overseen by Succession’s Adam McKay. The original announcement came with the added promise of director Bong’s regular collaborator Tilda Swinton joining the cast, but she’s just announced that she’ll be parting ways […]


Shein factory workers are paid as little as 3p per item

A new Channel 4 investigation has uncovered that workers supplying Shein are paid as little as 3p per garment and work shifts of around 18 hours. In a new documentary, Untold: Inside the Shein Machine, Channel 4 uncovered that in some of the fast fashion giant’s Chinese factories, workers earn a maximum of £500 per […]