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The Cinema Show, 30

1 July 2016

Venturing deep into the mind of Italian auteur Dario Argento, we explore the art nouveau design of 1977’s ‘Suspiria’ and how it helped inspire Nicolas Winding Refn’s ‘The Neon Demon’. Plus: the directors of documentary…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 340

1 July 2016

We discover the audio-rich film that puts you in the shoes of a blind person in ‘Notes on Blindness’ and see how much substance there is to go with Nicolas Winding Refn’s beautifully styled horror fashion flick ‘The Neon…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 339

30 June 2016

We review a trio of books that play on place and language: Jamaican writer Nicole Dennis-Benn’s debut novel ‘Here Comes the Sun’, Tom Bullough’s look at UK farming in ‘Addlands’ and Geoff Dyer’s musings on travel in ‘White…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 338

29 June 2016

We review a trio of plays now in London, including the Almeida Theatre’s production of Shakespearean tragedy ‘Richard III’ and an Australian take on ‘King Lear’ called ‘The Shadow King’ at the Barbican. Plus: we assess the…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 337

28 June 2016

Broadcaster Baylen Leonard rounds up June’s best country releases and we meet violinist Fiona Brice, who after a career of playing with the likes of Kanye West and John Grant has just released her debut album ‘Postcards…

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Culture with Robert Bound, 246

27 June 2016

As the Culture team heads on its summer holiday, we recap some of our favourite moments from 2016 so far, from cruising the Mediterranean with acrobats aplenty to the local newspaper of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.

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The Monocle Arts Review, 336

27 June 2016

We round up some of the best new exhibitions on in New York this week with Charlotte Burns from ‘The Art Newspaper’.

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Meet the Writers, 29

25 June 2016

Georgina Godwin talks to veteran journalist Frank Gardner, who in 2004 was shot and left for dead by Islamist gunmen. His work to explain the complexities of middle eastern politics, however, continued unabated and, as well…

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The Stack, 200

25 June 2016

From a pizza-by-the-slice map of New York to the amber-hued pleasures of craft beer, capturing food and drink on the page is something of an art form. We meet two magazine editors who know their food and drink: David Lane…

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The Sessions at Midori House, 69

25 June 2016

Colvin & Earle consists of two acclaimed American musicians: Shawn Colvin and Steve Earle. The duo come to Midori House to discuss how they got together to release their eponymous debut album.

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The Cinema Show, 29

24 June 2016

Director Stefano Sollima and star Pierfrancesco Favino discuss ‘Suburra’ and the dark underbelly of Rome. We hear from the star of ‘Remainder’ Arsher Ali, discuss documentary ‘Oriented’ about what it’s like to be a gay…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 335

24 June 2016

From art-house brain benders to alien-attack blockbusters, Jason Solomons reviews some of this week’s film releases. Plus: we head to Sonar festival in Barcelona to talk virtual reality.

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The Monocle Arts Review, 334

23 June 2016

On this week’s literary review we discuss the history of genealogy in Siddhartha Mukherjee’s ‘The Gene: An Intimate History’, we’re transported to the Californian summer of 1969 in Emma Cline’s new book ‘The Girls’ and we…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 333

22 June 2016

We find out what’s been happening in Litchfield Penitentiary as Netflix streams season four of its women’s prison comedy-drama ‘Orange is the New Black’. Plus: we discuss ‘The Disappearance’, the latest French thriller…

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