This 2013 sci-fi dystopia by the Parasite director has a unique vision and a compelling pace
Thriller about the disappearance of a glamorous woman in rural France plays satisfying narrative tricks and explores the tale from different perspectives
Twenty well-meaning short films of life in Brexit Britain fail to see the big picture
Ninth album from the Mercury Music Prize-winner is a rollercoaster of ebullience and candour
Lisa Cowling from Hackney’s Week Night Diner cook school offers a quick and tasty lockdown lunch that you can conjure from your store cupboard and freezer
What sounds like the title of an 80s Sylvester Stallone film a beautifully shot, carefree Hong Kong action comedy that’s like a joy filled Fight Club
Tom Hanks’ latest sees him playing a saint with no edge in a film that grinds towards a predictable end
Supper club chef and food blogger MsMarmiteLover lent her skills to transform donated supplies into meals for Whittington Hospital staff - and shares her recipes
A portrait of a harried personal assistant to an abusive media mogul gets to the heart of how Harvey Weinstein got away with it for so long
Manchester post-punk quartet’s debut LP is dark and doomy, yet easy on the ear.
Check wine is in stock, seek out star ratings for merchants and don’t be afraid to ask questions
Ham&High resident wine expert Liz recommends the ex Ham&High bartender’s beautiful book and the websites to source bottles and wine info
North West London nutritionist Antonia advises us to get to grips with how our bodies fight infections and offers an immunity-boosting recipe for onion and garlic soup
Guy Ritchie’s latest London gangster movie isn’t as smart or witty as he thinks it is
Tending your sourdough is now a lockdown staple with some complaining their partners give more time to their starters than their relationships, Kerstin meets a Cricklewood baker who is making a living from his.
A roller-coaster of idiosyncratic compositions from these Manchester misfits
Wildlife expert Bob Gilbert says shaking up your lockdown routine with an early walk will reap dividends in hearing the diversity of urban birdsong
NYC legends pull their socks up for this Rick Rubin-produced return
Professional acrobat Natalie Reckert teaches the art of hand balancing in Yoga studios, Cross Fit Gyms; and now on your computer screen.
Radiohead guitarist’s debut is direct, diaphanous, danceable and desirable.
Artists donated work for Jules Doyle’s The Art of Staying At Home charity auction in aid of Meals for the NHS and the Corona Relief Fund
Seventh solo album from the enchanting songsmith is yet another unassuming masterpiece
Pandemic lockdown doesn’t signal boredom for the distinguished musician who practices in his St John’s Wood studio for eight hours a day
Oddball globetrotting romp starring Charles Dance, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jackie Chan has bad dubbing an illogical plot and questionable acting
The Ham&High’s wine expert explores the difficulty of finding out whether your favourite tipple is free of animal products
Lisa from Dalston’s Weeknight Diner Cook School on a sweet treat you can make without a fancy ice-cream maker
The Canadian’s boldest record yet offers intelligent pop with soul-searching lyrical heft
Wildlife expert and former director of Environment for Islington Council offers tips on how we can connect with nature from a balcony or lone walk
Littlemen’s new incarnation certainly has the musical panache, but too often fails to land the killer punch.
After self-isolating following her return from Japan, Kerstin Rodgers advises on store cupboard essentials and recipes for a long confinement
Did you know that there are around 24,000 coffee shops in the UK and more than 150 in Islington alone? And they’re succeeding because demand is growing.
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