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Here’s a teaser for Aardman’s Early Man, with Maisie Williams and Eddie Redmayne

British animation studio Aardman is a reliably consistent hit maker, whether it’s a classic like Wallace & Gromit or a newcomer like the Shaun The Sheep movie. And now the people who also made Chicken Run are back with a teaser trailer for Early Man. This short clip doesn’t tell us much, but it does establish that the…

China’s biggest online marketplace is letting people gamble on Taylor Swift’s love life

As a nation/planet/decadent empire crumbling on the edge of death, we’ve all been captivated by the drama and beauty of a prospective Taylor Swift/Tom Hiddleston coupling. The star power! The romance! The rocks! But not even Hiddleswift—both the hypothetical couple’s fan nickname, and the house in Hogwarts where the…

Read This: A paparazzo dishes on why some celebs stage “candid” photos

Tabloids and celebrity blogs thrive on candid photographs of celebrities. Since nosy paparazzi are an integral part of any megastar’s life, be it Kim Kardashian or Taylor Swift, it seems futile to try to avoid them at every available opportunity. Besides, the old adage is that there is no such thing as bad publicity.…

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Touring the surreal dystopias of The Lobster and High-Rise

Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Lobster and Ben Wheatley’s High-Rise are both dystopian black comedies. Both are set mostly in one building, both feature gruesome violence, both have a lonely bachelor for a protagonist, and both were made in the UK— but other than that, they’ve got basically nothing in common. On this week’s…

Win a High Rise book, read it, then see the movie starring Tom Hiddleston

Tom Hiddleston continues to dominate screens with High-Rise, the movie adaptation of J.G. Ballard’s classic book of the same name. Themes of class mobility, Thatcherism, and isolation resonate today as much as they did upon the book’s release 41 years ago, with Hiddleston’s character guiding viewers through Ballard’s…