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“Look what you made me do”: Taylor Swift’s reinvention

The reinvention of her ‘reputation’ is not a change of character nor a sudden shift in her attitude to the spotlight. The Reputation era was simply a rebranding of sound, lyricism, production and image which worked to provoke her audience and, ironically, sustain her reputation.
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Review: The 1975’s latest album falls short

Some robotic pretentious waffle. Some cynical love songs. Some good hooks, a few nice bridges. Rinse and repeat for an album for an identikit album, with a dozen else out there the same.
A statute of Aquaman stands at the 2017 San Diego Comic-Con International

Aquaman review: DC’s latest offering fails to marvel

Aquaman makes for pleasant viewing, but proves unable to repeat Wonder Woman’s winning formula.
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Why The Nightmare Before Christmas is the most underrated Christmas film

The Nightmare Before Christmas says that it is fine to find a holiday dull, or to question the purpose of repeating it every year.

Zheng: what was Giles thinking?

This Chinese-Malaysian in Jericho didn't live up to expectations

This Woman’s Work: Why Hedi Slimane’s Re-writing of Céline Matters

Lottie Kent questions whether Hedi Slimane's debut collection for Celine represents the undoing of everything Phoebe Philo worked for

“Delightfully creepy”: “Spellbound” at the Ashmolean review

[The exhibition] is delightfully creepy, especially the sections where the artefacts are resting on the glass above you in chimney-like structures, forcing you to walk into dark little alcoves and crane your neck up to see them.

‘Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again’ review

It's a film sure to make piles of "Money, Money, Money" at the box office, but will this sequel have you saying "Thank You For The Music", or reaching to flush it down the "Waterloo"?

Review- V&A’s Frida Kahlo: Making Herself Up

An exhibition that tells a personal story of heritage, politics, heartbreak and pain.

Medea Review – ‘vengeful, manipulative, and captivating’

More than just a play: 'Medea' reminds us why we go to the theatre