Musical Fisherman’s Friends rides a bizarre wave of sea-shanty popularity

Musical Fisherman’s Friends rides a bizarre wave of sea-shanty popularity

Jason Langley, James Gaddas and Company perform in Fisherman’s Friends: The Musical.PAMELA RAITH/Mirvish in his book Ballads and Marine Songs of Nova Scotia, W. Roy MacKenzie described sea shanties as an “outdated ritual”. That was in 1909. But now the saltwater kind of song is back. Thanks to a lonely Scotsman who sparked a social … Read more

Review: Netflix’s Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery is one of the purest pop delights of the year

Review: Netflix’s Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery is one of the purest pop delights of the year

Daniel Craig returns as Detective Benoit Blanc in Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery.John Wilson/Courtesy of Netflix Crystal Onion: A Knives Out Mystery Written and directed by rian johnson Protagonist Daniel Craig, Janelle Monae, and Edward Norton Classification PG; 139 minutes Opens in select theaters November 23; streaming on Netflix starting December 23 Critic’s Choice … Read more

‘It’s important to have the courage not to like them’: Bardo’s Alejandro G. Iñárritu on his polarizing Netflix epic

‘It’s important to have the courage not to like them’: Bardo’s Alejandro G. Iñárritu on his polarizing Netflix epic

Director Alejandro G. Iñárritu at the premiere of the film Bardo, a false chronicle of a handful of truths, in London on October 8.Scott Garfitt/The Associated Press Two-time Oscar winner Alejandro G. Iñárritu is not a half-assed filmmaker. The comedy of him “one-shot” bird man involved up to 20 takes per scene. the chilling thriller … Read more