TV Review: ‘Mandy’ Brings Diane Morgan Into The Spotlight

As someone who grew up watching Diane Morgan’s appearances on Charlie Brooker’s Weekly Wipe, it’s hard to separate her from the persona of Philomena Cunk. Cunk clearly became a phenomenon, going on to host the BBC2 five-part historical mockumentary Cunk on Britain, and Cunk and Other Humans, alongside releasing books under the name. Cunk is hard to describe […]Read More

Music Blast From the Past: Suicide Blonde // INXS

Kylie Minogue’s starring role in The Delinquents (1989) led to more than just $3m at the box office. Her portrayal of Lola Lovell in the Australian coming-of-age romantic drama also brought about the release of one of INXS’ biggest hits. The Australian band’s lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist Michael Hutchence was then dating Minogue, whose character in the […]Read More

Zoe Saldana Apologises For Her Past Role as Nina Simone

Actor Zoe Saldana has apologised for playing Nina Simone in the 2016 biopic Nina after accusations of wearing blackface for the role. Saldana, who is of Puerto Rican, Dominican and Haitian descent, wore a full bodysuit, prosthetic nose and false teeth to recreate the singer and civil rights activist on screen, as well as wearing […]Read More

Taron Egerton To Star In Film About Iconic Game ‘Tetris’

Fans of retro puzzle games rejoice: Tetris is to be brought to life on the big screen. The 80s-set biopic Tetris will detail the legal battle over the game’s ownership rights, with Taron Egerton signed on to star as video game entrepreneur Henk Rogers. Welsh Golden Globe winner Egerton is best known for his role […]Read More

Gaming News: Nintendo Responds to Smash Bros. Abuse Allegations

In an uncharacteristic move for the Japanese company, Nintendo has issued a formal statement addressing allegations of sexual abuse and assault within the Super Smash Bros. community. Nintendo described the instances as “absolutely impermissible” and stated that they “condemn all acts of violence, harassment, and exploitation against anyone and that we stand with the victims”. […]Read More