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To Kill the President by Sam Bourne review  does fact Trump fiction?

Hes not identified, but the leader of the free world-wide looks uncannily familiar in this engaging and morally serious thriller that wrestles with contemporary American politics Since the second world war, several profs of ethics or theology and several science fiction writers have fussed over the issue of whether a seer or time-traveller, knowing what

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How post-horror movies are taking over cinema

From It Reaches at Night to A Ghost Story, a new breed of repugnance is creeping into the multiplex, superseding jump-scares with existential dreaded. We talk to the auteurs bursting all the rules DO NOT GO SEE IT COMES AT NIGHT, ITS SO NOT WORTH WATCHING, WORST MOVIE EVER HANDS DOWN. Twitter was filled with

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Recommendation: Take a food-themed road trip this summer

Image: Jim Heimann Collection/ getty images A summer vacation doesn’t need to cost you a month’s wage, but you’d be forgiven for thinking that it should. Between May and August, Instagram becomes a minefield of people you don’t know sitting poolside at The Ace Hotel in Palm Springs or whatever. Suddenly, your Brooklyn staycation seems

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Ann Dowd on The Handmaid's Tale: it's a form of activism

After a late-career renaissance with characters in The Handmaids Tale and The Leftovers, the actor explains why her work is defiant and how she got muse from an unlikely generator: American football manager Bill Belichick As Aunt Lydia in The Handmaids Tale, the Hulu adjustment of Margaret Atwoods 1985 dystopian fiction, Ann Dowd is both