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Once Upon a Time in Hollywood: the best and worst of Quentin Tarantino

Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood follows fictional TV actor Rick Dalton (Leonardo Dicaprio) and his stunt double and closest friend Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt) struggle to adapt to the fast-shifting and declining Golden Age of Hollywood. While the film initially presents their narrative as a vignette, as a kind of deliberate narcissism that…

synecdoche, new love: modern couples exhibition review

‘Modern Couples presents a different way of looking at Modernism in art, as seen through the artist ‘couple’, an elastic term encompassing all manner of intimate relationships that the artists themselves grappled with, expanded, embraced or refuted.’ – Exhibition Guide Modern Couples: Art, Intimacy and the Avant-garde is the newest exhibition at the Barbican Centre. Organised…