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‘Diana Dors screamed about George Best while rubbing herself against a young man’: how we made Deep End

Post Views: 2 ‘Diana Dors screamed about George Best while rubbing herself against a young man’: how we made Deep End Sex symbol power … Diana Dors and John Moulder-Brown in the 1970 film. Photograph: BFI ‘A friend,’ recalls director Jerzy Skolimowski, ‘told me a story about a diamond that …

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We lived on our nerves’: how Belfast cop show Blue Lights captured a changed Northern Ireland

Post Views: 8 ‘We lived on our nerves’: how Belfast cop show Blue Lights captured a changed Northern Ireland Beyond borders … Nathan Braniff as Tommy and Richard Dormer as Gerry in Blue Lights. Photograph: Steffan Hill As the rattling police drama launches, its stars talk about the legacy of the …

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‘We took the bassline from Mozart’: how Double 99 made Ripgroove

Post Views: 14 ‘We took the bassline from Mozart’: how Double 99 made Ripgroove ‘Technically it’s all wrong’ … Tim Liken, left, and Omar Adimora. Photograph: Virgin Records ‘Michael Bolton flew in for Top of the Pops on a private jet – we took Addison Lee’ Tim Liken, producer I …

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How kitsch became cool: Australiana exhibition celebrates Dame Edna, Ken Done and melted ice-creams

Post Views: 8 How kitsch became cool: Australiana exhibition celebrates Dame Edna, Ken Done and melted ice-creams Kenny Pittock’s ‘Melted Bubble’O’, 2020, synthetic polymer paint on ceramic. Photograph: Kenny Pittock and MARS Gallery Australiana brings together Jenny Kee, ‘bling bling faboriginal’ gowns and Rennie Ellis photos to explore how the genre …

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From The Hurt Locker to American Sniper: how Hollywood tried to tackle the Iraq war

Post Views: 8 From The Hurt Locker to American Sniper: how Hollywood tried to tackle the Iraq war Jeremy Renner in The Hurt Locker Photograph: Anonymous/AP   Two decades on from the beginning of the war, a handful of films have tried various ways to show the conflict with audiences mostly …

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Conflict, exhaustion, joy and pain: how Alice Neel shattered the taboos around motherhood

Post Views: 11 Conflict, exhaustion, joy and pain: how Alice Neel shattered the taboos around motherhood ‘Like her stomach is about to burst’ … Margaret Evans Pregnant, by Alice Neel. Photograph: © The Estate of Alice Neel. Courtesy The Estate of Alice Neel After centuries of exquisite Madonnas, the painter laid …

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‘If only my tastebuds could paint’: how prison food art reveals life inside

Post Views: 9 ‘If only my tastebuds could paint’: how prison food art reveals life inside Food for Thought by MIA. Photograph: The Pentonville Prison Art Group An art group at Pentonville prison has produced a booklet that shows how inmates get by deprived of the basic but profound freedom to …

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‘They’d never seen sliced bread’: how a tiny film about Himalayan yak-herders conquered the world

Post Views: 4 ‘They’d never seen sliced bread’: how a tiny film about Himalayan yak-herders conquered the world ‘You feed him according to how much dung you want’ … Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom. Photograph: Jigme Thinley/AP   Filmed in a remote Bhutan village, Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom …

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‘In the stillness, my mind was able to wander’: how a museum guard found solace in art

Post Views: 9 ‘In the stillness, my mind was able to wander’: how a museum guard found solace in art Patrick Bringley at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, February 2023. Photograph: Mike McGregor/The Observe After a personal tragedy, Patrick Bringley swapped his glitzy magazine job to work at …

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New York, new architecture: how is the city changing with the times?

Post Views: 13 New York, new architecture: how is the city changing with the times? SWA/Balsley and Weiss/Manfredi with Arup’s Hunter’s Point South waterfront park, 2009-18. Photograph: David Lloyd/Courtesy of SWA/Balsley and Weiss/Manfredi A new Moma exhibition takes a look at projects for so-called public-facing spaces in the city and what …

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