‘There’s a whole war going on’: the film tracing a decade of cyber-attacks | Film

In early 2010, scientists at a uranium enrichment plant in Natanz, Iran, watched their infrastructure malfunction at an unprecedented, inexplicable rate. Technicians inspected their equipment, but could find no explanation for why the plant’s centrifuges – machines to isolate the uranium isotopes needed for nuclear power – were spinning at Continue Reading

Michelle Wolf to Melania’s roses: the arts and pop culture that sum up the Trump era | Culture

Architecture Travesty in the Rose Garden Since he’s a former real-estate tycoon, it seems fitting that Donald Trump’s tenure should express itself in some sort of building. So which edifice best defines his era? Well, there is the “big, beautiful wall” planned for the border with Mexico. “Nobody builds walls Continue Reading

Upload review – Amazon’s afterlife comedy is the less good place | Television & radio

TV has reached its maximum capacity of quirky afterlifes. The Good Place set this recent wave in motion on NBC with its vision of Hell as a metaphysical bureaucracy plastering a cheery expression over its endless labyrinth of paperwork and intra-departmental conflicts. TBS’ Miracle Workers cranked the whimsy up a Continue Reading

People opened up because I’m the Beavis and Butt-head guy’: Mike Judge on his new funk direction | Television & radio

Few writer-directors have been as consistent and ruthless at capturing the moment as Mike Judge, although he never actually intends to do so. “It’s always a shock when something comes out and it feels so relevant,” he says, in his laconic surfer-dude tone, talking to me by phone from his Continue Reading

‘Awful and fake’: Oprah Winfrey hits back at false sex-trafficking rumours | Television & radio- Tempemail

Oprah Winfrey has responded to false rumours that circulated online on Tuesday accusing her of sex trafficking and alleging that her Florida home had been raided by police. A number of tweets made false claims, thought to have similar origins to the rightwing conspiracy QAnon. Many made reference to Winfrey’s Continue Reading