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This 2013 sci-fi dystopia by the Parasite director has a unique vision and a compelling pace

Thriller about the disappearance of a glamorous woman in rural France plays satisfying narrative tricks and explores the tale from different perspectives

Twenty well-meaning short films of life in Brexit Britain fail to see the big picture

Ninth album from the Mercury Music Prize-winner is a rollercoaster of ebullience and candour

Lisa Cowling from Hackney’s Week Night Diner cook school offers a quick and tasty lockdown lunch that you can conjure from your store cupboard and freezer

What sounds like the title of an 80s Sylvester Stallone film a beautifully shot, carefree Hong Kong action comedy that’s like a joy filled Fight Club

Tom Hanks’ latest sees him playing a saint with no edge in a film that grinds towards a predictable end

Supper club chef and food blogger MsMarmiteLover lent her skills to transform donated supplies into meals for Whittington Hospital staff - and shares her recipes

Ruth Pavey compares her longstanding Highgate plot to one recently taken on in Hampstead Garden Suburb by the Ham&High’s much loved photographer Nigel Sutton

A portrait of a harried personal assistant to an abusive media mogul gets to the heart of how Harvey Weinstein got away with it for so long

Manchester post-punk quartet’s debut LP is dark and doomy, yet easy on the ear.

Check wine is in stock, seek out star ratings for merchants and don’t be afraid to ask questions

Ham&High resident wine expert Liz recommends the ex Ham&High bartender’s beautiful book and the websites to source bottles and wine info

North West London nutritionist Antonia advises us to get to grips with how our bodies fight infections and offers an immunity-boosting recipe for onion and garlic soup

Guy Ritchie’s latest London gangster movie isn’t as smart or witty as he thinks it is

Tending your sourdough is now a lockdown staple with some complaining their partners give more time to their starters than their relationships, Kerstin meets a Cricklewood baker who is making a living from his.

A roller-coaster of idiosyncratic compositions from these Manchester misfits

Wildlife expert Bob Gilbert says shaking up your lockdown routine with an early walk will reap dividends in hearing the diversity of urban birdsong

Radiohead guitarist’s debut is direct, diaphanous, danceable and desirable.

Can’t get hold of what you need for spring planting? The Ham&High’s resident expert has some suggestions of where to go and how to keep children engaged in gardening

Seventh solo album from the enchanting songsmith is yet another unassuming masterpiece

Pandemic lockdown doesn’t signal boredom for the distinguished musician who practices in his St John’s Wood studio for eight hours a day

Film Review: Iron Mask

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Oddball globetrotting romp starring Charles Dance, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jackie Chan has bad dubbing an illogical plot and questionable acting

Vegan Wine

Thursday, April 2, 2020

The Ham&High’s wine expert explores the difficulty of finding out whether your favourite tipple is free of animal products

The indie Mancunians’ latest is a solid collection of gloomy ruminations, pepped up with pop nous and an energising pace.

The head of design at Hampstead-based auctioneers Dawsons tells how engraved plaques on Dash’s leather collar reveal the far flung locations he visited with Sir Aurel Stein

The Canadian’s boldest record yet offers intelligent pop with soul-searching lyrical heft

Wildlife expert and former director of Environment for Islington Council offers tips on how we can connect with nature from a balcony or lone walk

Littlemen’s new incarnation certainly has the musical panache, but too often fails to land the killer punch.

After self-isolating following her return from Japan, Kerstin Rodgers advises on store cupboard essentials and recipes for a long confinement

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