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<p>Meme queen: Princess Diana in 1995, and Kristen Stewart (left) in ‘Spencer’ and Emma Corrin (right) in ‘The Crown’</p>

How Spencer and The Crown turned Princess Diana into a Gen-Z queen

As Kristen Stewart becomes the latest cool, queer and meme-friendly actor to play Diana in a dramatisation of her life, Adam England explores how young people who weren’t even born in the late royal’s lifetime have come to see her as a pop culture hero

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Geoffrey MacnabThe dark side of Charlie Chaplin

With a new documentary, ‘The Real Charlie Chaplin’, premiering this week at London Film Festival and the centenary of Chaplin’s feature-length directorial debut, ‘The Kid’, this year, Geoffrey Macnab looks back over the slapstick star’s disturbing personal life but says his genius endures

Geoffrey MacnabWill Benedict Cumberbatch finally win an Oscar?

The actor is being talked up as an Academy Award contender for his performances in ‘The Power of the Dog’, ‘The Courier’ and ‘The Electric Life of Louis Wain’. After a patchy film career, Geoffrey Macnab asks, is it his year?




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