BlacKkKlansman lays its setting for those unfamiliar with the insidious nature of racism in the United States by using the story of Scarlett O'Hara. Everyone knows how Gone with the Wind ends, and it doesn't end well for Scarlett. But BlacKkKlansman is not about Scarlett. It is not about Confederate soldiers or the lost 'great' days Americans harken back to. It is about one man named Ron Stallworth trying to dismantle a system built to oppress him.
Gemma Arterton has had a varied career, from the West End to the silver screen. Gemma spoke to Express.co.uk at an exclusive Q&A for the screening of The Escape, her latest cinematic undertaking which places her at the centre of a marriage in disillusionment.
At the end of the day, I could sink into the cocoon of my duvet and stop my negative thoughts—about my career, my choices, my texting habits—dead in their tracks. I’d type “cake decorating” into Instagram and proceed to zone out on video after video of people assembling and icing beautiful cakes. After bad days, I might watch two dozen before my mind let go of the day and I could drift off to sleep.
Women’s health is so often put on the back burner in government policy. It's relegated to the end of the news and is buried in the back pages of the paper…
Michael Malarkey is a jack of all trades from appearing on hit TV shows to dropping a new album alongside a European tour. He spoke exclusively to Express.co.uk on his career, the nature of truth in art, and being a rule breaker.
Her cadence trickles up and down, she shouts into the microphone. She laughs and mumbles. It was a very surreal thing, to listen to her talk about herself in past tense.
I am not one to necessarily neglect my health; I know the warning signs of my body. I know I’ve had too much sugar when I get tongue ulcers – or I’ve been drinking too much if I break out…
Gabriella M Geisinger surveys recent memoirs by daughter-caretakers that unflinchingly address the messy realities of caring for parents who no longer recognise their children - or themselves.
The musical ecosystem is a close and co-dependent world. Its biodiversity depends on very disparate species, mechanisms, and players all working together.
I am a professional listener of music. Years of practice in self-isolation, my headphones lost beneath a mass of curls; hidden – during class, on walks, in the locker room at swim practice.