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Why ‘The Shape of Water’ is the perfect film for 2018 and should win the Best Picture Oscar
Films

How ‘The Shape of Water’ subtly became the queer, race-aware, #MeToo masterpiece of 2018

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  • Why daft little cringey mistakes from the past come back at unusual times
    News

    This is why your stupid, embarrassing mistakes will haunt you forever

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    Sport

    I calculated exactly how well I, a normal man, would do in all the Winter Olympic events

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  • JJ Abrams explains why you can’t please everyone
    Films

    JJ Abrams explains why you can’t please everyone

    The rebooter-in-chief behind 'Star Trek' and 'Star Wars' on living up to expectations

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  • David Harbour dancing with penguins is the most uplifting thing you'll see all day
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    David Harbour dancing with penguins is the most uplifting thing you'll see all day

    Stranger Things have happened

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  • There's a surprising new favourite to direct the next Bond film
    Films

    There's a surprising new favourite to direct the next Bond film

    He’s directed some legendary, Oscar-winning British films

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    Harvey Day
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Why 'Black Panther' matters so much to black people
Why 'Black Panther' matters so much to black people
Films

Why 'Black Panther' matters so much to black people

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Carl Anka
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  • This man did a funny thing on Tinder and here it is for you to look at
    Entertainment

    This man's Powerpoint Tinder profile is borderline genius

    He'll need a spreadsheet to deal with all the matches

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    Gary Ogden
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    Food & Drink

    McDonald’s is bringing back that Szechuan sauce

    This should make up for the shortage last time

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    Tom Victor
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  • Vine party
    News

    Someone threw a Vine party and it was absolutely epic

    #neverforget

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  • Timothée Chalamet on grappling with rebellion, addiction and speaking out 4
    Films

    Timothée Chalamet on grappling with rebellion, addiction and speaking out

    The 22-year-old actor discusses his next step

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    Chris Mandle
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A love-letter to video game cheats: a coward’s charter 2
A love-letter to video game cheats: a coward’s charter 2
Gaming

A love-letter to video game cheats: the coward’s charter

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Gary Ogden
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  • KFC
    Food & Drink

    KFC’s chicken shortage causes the most hilariously over-dramatic moment in TV history

    The nation is still in shock

    Posted by
    Dave Fawbert
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  • These scientists think drinking booze is the key to living past 90 2
    News

    These scientists think drinking booze is the key to living past 90

    We KNEW it

    Posted by
    Harvey Day
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  • Alan Partridge
    TV

    Steve Coogan has some very bad news about Alan Partridge

    Oh, Alan...

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    Dave Fawbert
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  • Broken gun
    News

    Gun-loving American destroys his prized weapon in emotional video

    It's his response to the Florida shooting

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    Dave Fawbert
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  • Pharrell and adidas channel an ancient Indian festival in new collection
    Style

    Pharrell and adidas channel an ancient Indian festival in new collection

    Very, very clean

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    Shortlist Team
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  • A TV adaptation of 'His Dark Materials' is on the way 1
    Books

    A BBC adaptation of Philip Pullman's 'His Dark Materials' looks set to go ahead

    This could be a great series

    Posted by
    Mike Rampton
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  • These are the strange animal calls that were used to create the Porg screams from ‘Last Jedi’
    Film

    These are the real-life animals that were used to create the Porg screams from ‘The Last Jedi’

    We didn't expect this

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    Harvey Day
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  • johnson
    Entertainment

    The Rock reveals the surprisingly touching reason he started going to the gym at 14

    It wasn't just about getting big

    Posted by
    Tom Victor
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  • Sir David Attenborough
    TV

    David Attenborough will front a new BBC wildlife series about predators this year

    This sounds brilliant

    Posted by
    Dave Fawbert
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