Victorian nymphs portray again on show after censorship row

Victorian nymphs painting back on display after censorship row A gallery is to place a Victorian portray of bare adolescent ladies again on show after a row over censorship. Manchester Artwork Gallery stated it took down Hylas and the Nymphs by JW Waterhouse to “encourage debate” about how such photographs ought to be displayed. However critics accused curators of being puritanical and politically right. The portray will return on Saturday.

Dying in Paradise: Solar, sea and… homicide

Death in Paradise: Sun, sea and… murder Solar, sea, sand… and homicide. On the face of it, not a very engaging mixture. However that is the profitable recipe BBC One drama Dying in Paradise has been serving up because it launched in 2011. The crime drama relies within the fictional idyllic Caribbean island of Saint Marie (however filmed in Guadeloupe). Every episode centres on a unique homicide thriller, which is

Vicky Krieps on why Phantom Thread is a feminist film

Vicky Krieps on why Phantom Thread is a feminist movie Phantom Thread’s Oscar nominations quite took Vicky Krieps unexpectedly. Not as a result of the Luxembourg-born actress was anticipating it to be ignored, however she had utterly forgotten the nominations have been even taking place. “I used to be doing press work in Berlin, and the journalists requested if I used to be nervous, and I stated, ‘Eh?’” she laughs,

What did the critics consider Black Panther?

What did the critics think of Black Panther? The early reactions are in and it is honest to say the critics love Black Panther, Marvel’s highly-anticipated first black superhero movie. The film stars Chadwick Boseman within the lead position together with Michael B Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Martin Freeman and Daniel Kaluuya. It isn’t out till 13 February however reviewers acquired to see the movie at its premiere on Monday evening.

Kate Winslet's 'bitter regrets' over 'poor selections'

Kate Winslet's 'bitter regrets' over 'poor decisions' Actress Kate Winslet has stated she has “bitter regrets” over “poor selections” to work with sure film-makers. The Oscar-winning Titanic star spoke of “administrators, producers and males of energy who’ve for many years been awarded and applauded” – however didn’t title names. The 42-year-old appeared emotional as she accepted a particular prize on the London Critics’ Circle movie awards. Winslet has labored with

Ought to telephones be banned at gigs?

Should phones be banned at gigs? Comic Chris Rock has divided opinion after banning cellphones on his tour. Followers attending his Complete Blackout tour had their units locked away in particular pouches – Rock is alleged to think about them “a serious intrusion” on his efficiency. Prospects have been warned that telephones, cameras or recording units wouldn’t be allowed on the gigs when tickets went on sale in Could final

Grammys 2018: Boycotts, battles and the way to watch

Grammys 2018: Boycotts, battles and how to watch Is Taylor Swift snubbing the ceremony? Can Jay-Z win album of the 12 months? And the place’s Beyonce? This is all the pieces it is advisable to know concerning the 60th annual Grammy Awards, which occur in New York on Sunday. When are the Grammys? The ceremony takes place on Sunday, 28 January. In case you’re within the US, you may watch

BBC pay: John Humphrys says he’ll earn 'massively much less'

BBC pay: John Humphrys says he will earn 'hugely less' Media playback is unsupported in your gadget BBC presenter John Humphrys has mentioned he can be incomes “massively much less” after agreeing to take a pay lower. The At present programme and Mastermind host was paid between £600,000 and £649,999 in 2016/17. He is one in all six male stars who’ve agreed to earn much less after revelations about variations

Casey Affleck pulls out of presenting Greatest Actress Oscar

Casey Affleck pulls out of presenting Best Actress Oscar Oscar-winning actor Casey Affleck has pulled out of this yr’s Academy Awards, his publicist has confirmed. By custom, Affleck – who gained Greatest Actor for Manchester By The Sea in 2017 – would have been anticipated to current the perfect actress award this yr. The actor, brother of Hollywood star Ben Affleck, was sued by two feminine crew members for alleged

The Fall singer Mark E Smith dies aged 60

The Fall singer Mark E Smith dies aged 60 The Fall singer Mark E Smith has died aged 60, the band’s supervisor has stated. Pam Van Damned stated the frontman died at dwelling on Wednesday morning and a extra detailed assertion would observe “within the subsequent few days”. “Within the meantime, Pam and Mark’s household request privateness at this unhappy time,” the assertion stated. Paying tribute, Smith’s former bandmate Marc