House Notes: 20/20 vision

Creative Sensemaker

A rundown of the week’s cultural moments, books, films, music and more by Tortoise Media, the slow news agency

Raven Smith on classic movie marathons as autumnal self-care

Raven Smith our resident columnist welcomes the forthcoming season of pumpkins, chunky knits and travelling the world through old Hollywood movies

Creative Sensemaker

A rundown of the week’s cultural moments, books, films, music and more by Tortoise Media, the slow news agency

How to have a film festival now

TIFF’s Artistic Director and member Cameron Bailey discusses the forward-thinking ways in which festivals can thrive in a post-pandemic world

Behind the scenes: Ed Skrein, Little River Run

The London-born actor breaks down his journey of going behind the camera for his directorial debut, Little River Run

Actor Ariyon Bakare is reframing the conversation on inequality

The lauded British actor, who’s returning to screens in HBO’s Philip Pullman adaptation, His Dark Materials, talks about his most personal project yet: iCARE

Creative Sensemaker

A rundown of the week’s cultural moments, books, films, music and more by Tortoise Media, the slow news agency

Micheal Ward takes centre stage

The BAFTA-winning British star of Steve McQueen’s anticipated series, Small Axe, discusses the power of championing Black narratives, with author Derek Owusu