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11 Things Our Critics Are Looking Forward to in 2021

11 Things Our Critics Are Looking Forward to in 2021

11 Things Our Critics Are Looking Forward to in 2021 11 Things Our Critics Are Looking Forward to in 2021 As a new year begins, our critics highlight the TV, movies, music, art and streaming dance and theater they anticipate before summer. Jason Zinoman Swearing With Nicolas Cage Sure, the new Netflix series “History of Swear Words,” which premieres Jan. …

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Death to 2020 reviews: Charlie Brooker’s ‘disappointing’ Netflix mockumentary torn apart by critics

Death to 2020 reviews: Charlie Brooker’s ‘disappointing’ Netflix mockumentary torn apart by critics

Death to 2020 reviews: Charlie Brooker’s ‘disappointing’ Netflix mockumentary torn apart by critics Death to 2020 reviews: Charlie Brooker’s ‘disappointing’ Netflix mockumentary torn apart by critics The 70-minute spoof documentary was released on Netflix on Sunday 27 December. In The Independent’s one-star review, critic Ed Cumming said the show was “a mess” that “can’t make up its mind whether it …

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Congress’ $900 Billion Stimulus Deal May Not Be Enough, Critics Worry

Congress' $900 Billion Stimulus Deal May Not Be Enough, Critics Worry

Congress’ $900 Billion Stimulus Deal May Not Be Enough, Critics Worry Congress’ $900 Billion Stimulus Deal May Not Be Enough, Critics Worry A deal months in the making Lawmakers finally struck a $900 billion stimulus compromise yesterday, after months of warnings from economists, corporate leaders and the Fed that the U.S. economy needed additional help. The questions now are whether …

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Mary Wollstonecraft: Artist behind controversial statue says critics ‘missed the point’

Maggi Hambling and her scultpure for Mary Wollstonecraft

Mary Wollstonecraft: Artist behind controversial statue says critics ‘missed the point’ Mary Wollstonecraft: Artist behind controversial statue says critics ‘missed the point’ The statue for the feminist icon was criticised due to the fact that it features a naked woman. Wollstonecraft, who has been dubbed the “mother of feminism”, was commemorated with the artwork on Newington Green in London last …

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Spider-Man: Miles Morales, PS5 reviews roundup: Critics hail ‘one of the best superhero games ever made’

<p>The web-slinging protagonist of ‘Miles Morales’ on PS5</p>

Spider-Man: Miles Morales, PS5 reviews roundup: Critics hail ‘one of the best superhero games ever made’ Spider-Man: Miles Morales, PS5 reviews roundup: Critics hail ‘one of the best superhero games ever made’ The first reviews for Spider-Man: Miles Morales have been posted, and the verdict is overwhelmingly positive. The superhero-themed sequel to 2018’s Spider-Man is one of the most hotly …

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Emily in Paris: French critics tear into show for ‘insulting’ depiction of Parisians

Emily in Paris: French critics tear into show for 'insulting' depiction of Parisians

Emily in Paris: French critics tear into show for ‘insulting’ depiction of Parisians Emily in Paris: French critics tear into show for ‘insulting’ depiction of Parisians Emily in Paris is being ridiculed by citizens of France. The new series, which stars Lily Collins as an American expat who travels to Paris for work, has proved a huge hit for Netflix …

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Emily in Paris: Critics hate it, French people are mocking it – but fans are obsessed

Faux pas: French people are mocking the depiction of Paris in Netflix

Emily in Paris: Critics hate it, French people are mocking it – but fans are obsessed Emily in Paris: Critics hate it, French people are mocking it – but fans are obsessed Netflix’s new show Emily in Paris has been almost unanimously panned by critics, who have condemned the show and warned Francophiles to steer well clear.  The romantic comedy …

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Rebuffed by Vatican, Pompeo Assails China and Aligns With Pope’s Critics

Rebuffed by Vatican, Pompeo Assails China and Aligns With Pope’s Critics

Rebuffed by Vatican, Pompeo Assails China and Aligns With Pope’s Critics Rebuffed by Vatican, Pompeo Assails China and Aligns With Pope’s Critics ROME — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo recently published a sharp letter excoriating the Vatican’s plans to renew an agreement with the Chinese government on Church operations in China. He promoted the article in a tweet, concluding, “The …

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Facebook Plans Legal Action After Thailand Tells It to Mute Critics

Facebook Plans Legal Action After Thailand Tells It to Mute Critics

Facebook Plans Legal Action After Thailand Tells It to Mute Critics Facebook Plans Legal Action After Thailand Tells It to Mute Critics BANGKOK — Facebook is planning legal action against the government of Thailand for ordering the social media platform to partially shut down access to a group critical of the Thai monarchy, the company said on Tuesday. On Monday, …

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Tenet review round-up: Critics divided over Christopher Nolan’s ‘almost impossible to love’ film

Tenet review round-up: Critics divided over Christopher Nolan’s ‘almost impossible to love’ film

Tenet review round-up: Critics divided over Christopher Nolan’s ‘almost impossible to love’ film Tenet review round-up: Critics divided over Christopher Nolan’s ‘almost impossible to love’ film The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism. To support us, please consider a contribution. The first reviews are in for Tenet, Christopher Nolan’s eagerly awaited movie – which has …

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