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    Culture 2024: what to watch and listen to this year

    en-gbJanuary 08, 2024

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    • Exciting Entertainment Awaits in 2024: New Shows, Films, and MusicLook forward to new shows like 'True Detective' and 'Masters of the Air', films, and music in 2024. Get a good night's sleep with the Sleep Number Smart Bed, now 40% off.

      This year is shaping up to be an exciting time for entertainment, with high-anticipated returns of popular shows and new discoveries to look forward to. Sleep is also a priority, and the Sleep Number Smart Bed offers customizable comfort for better sleep for couples. The Guardian has curated a list of upcoming TV shows, including the return of "True Detective" on January 14 and "Masters of the Air" on January 26. These shows, along with new films and music, provide ample reasons to stay in or go out for cultural experiences. The Sleep Number Smart Bed, with its individualized comfort features, is available for 40% off for a limited time. So, whether it's indulging in new entertainment or investing in a good night's sleep, there's plenty to look forward to in 2024.

    • Exploring unique perspectives on war and human experiencesPeter Bradshaw recommends 'Poor Things', where Emma Stone shines as a reanimated corpse, and 'The Pacific' offers mature themes and racial slurs. Both films demonstrate the power of storytelling and human emotion.

      Both "The Pacific" and "Poor Things" offer unique perspectives on war and human experiences, despite containing mature themes and racial slurs. Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian's chief film critic, is excited for his upcoming 25th anniversary in film criticism and highly recommends "Poor Things," where Emma Stone delivers a standout performance as a reanimated corpse discovering the world anew. The film, directed by Georgios Lanthimos, is described as darkly funny, thought-provoking, and showcasing Emma Stone's versatility. Additionally, Stone's current project, "The Curse," a streaming show on Amazon Prime, has also received praise for her portrayal of an obnoxious married woman. Overall, these works demonstrate the power of storytelling and the depth of human emotion and intelligence.

    • Emma Stone's potential Oscar win for 'The Favourite' and new music releases from Serpent With Feet and The LibertinesEmma Stone's unconventional performance in 'The Favourite' could earn her an Oscar. American artist Serpent With Feet's upcoming album 'Grip' is generating excitement. The Libertines are making a comeback with their new album 'All Quiet on the Eastern Esplanade'.

      Emma Stone's unconventional performance in "The Favourite" could potentially earn her an Oscar, despite initial doubts due to the film's quirky style. Meanwhile, in music news, American artist Serpent With Feet's upcoming album "Grip" is generating excitement with its bold, dance-floor oriented sound and personal themes. The Libertines, a beloved British band, are also making a comeback after a long hiatus, with their new album "All Quiet on the Eastern Esplanade" set to release in March. These artists, each in their respective fields, are pushing boundaries and showcasing unique styles, offering something fresh and intriguing to their fans.

    • The Libertines' new music and Sofia Coppola's 'Priscilla' offer fresh perspectivesThe Libertines' latest music reflects their mellow side, while Sofia Coppola's 'Priscilla' provides an engaging perspective on Priscilla Presley's life. Guillaume's reality show 'The Traitors' celebrates villains and promises another extreme viewing experience.

      The Libertines' latest music is reminiscent of their more mellow side, while Sofia Coppola's biopic of Priscilla Presley, "Priscilla," offers a valuable and engaging perspective on her life, making it a must-watch correction to Baz Luhrmann's Elvis film. Meanwhile, the success of Guillaume's reality show "The Traitors" lies in its unapologetic celebration of villains, as shown in Claudia Winkleman's presentation of the show. Sofia Coppola's intimate storytelling continues to shine in "Priscilla," showcasing her unique ability to connect with her subjects and present their stories in an unbiased and engaging way. The return of "The Traitors" and the upcoming US version, featuring John Bercow, promises to deliver another extreme and compelling viewing experience.

    • The End of Music Monoculture and the Rise of Personalized ExperiencesMusic consumption is becoming more fragmented as individual preferences and algorithms shape what people listen to, while the film industry sees a resurgence of blockbusters as cultural events and major TV productions compete for impact in science fiction and fantasy.

      We are witnessing the end of music monoculture, with individual preferences and algorithms playing a significant role in shaping what people listen to. The idea of a universally popular "song of the summer" no longer exists, and music consumption has become more fragmented than ever before. In the film world, however, last year saw the resurgence of the blockbuster as a cultural event with the success of movies like "Babenczech" and "The Fabelmans." Despite the splintering of the film industry, major television productions are also competing for cultural impact in the realm of science fiction and fantasy. Overall, these trends highlight the changing landscape of pop culture and the increasing importance of personalized experiences in entertainment.

    • Intersection of Film, TV, and Music IndustriesThe integration of film, TV, and music industries is leading to new opportunities for musicians and their music to gain popularity through original series and cultural phenomena.

      The intersection of film, TV, and music industries has never been more interconnected. The success of big TV productions, like Netflix's "The 3 Body Problem" and Apple TV+ and Amazon Prime Video's original series, has created new opportunities for musicians and their music to be featured and gain popularity. Shows like "Daisy Jones and the Six" and "The Idol" have even inspired real-life music releases, such as Lily Rose Depp's "World Class Sinner / I'm a Freak." These productions have become cultural phenomena, with fans eagerly anticipating new episodes and spin-off music. Additionally, the lack of a monoculture and the splintering of audiences have made these shared cultural moments even more valuable. Despite the industry's focus on mega tours from established artists, it's the new and innovative collaborations between film, TV, and music that are truly making waves.

    • Discover exceptional music, films, and streaming contentExplore live performances by Tyla, watch 'The Zone of Interest', and stream Apple TV+'s overlooked shows

      There are exciting live performances and new films worth exploring in the coming months. In music, South African pop star Tyla, known for her amapiano hits like "Water," is embarking on her first major tour in the UK. In films, "The Zone of Interest" by Jonathan Glaze, a chilling adaptation of Martin Amis' novel about Auschwitz, is a must-watch despite ethical concerns. In streaming, Apple TV+ stands out for its high-quality content, including overlooked shows like "Severance," "For All Mankind," and "Silo." Whether it's music, movies, or streaming, there's plenty of exceptional content to discover and inspire us.

    • The speaker's relationship with 'The Morning Show'Despite mixed feelings towards certain seasons, the speaker appreciates the creators' efforts and looks forward to new cultural discoveries from established and emerging artists.

      While there are numerous shows and artists worth mentioning, the speaker has had a complex relationship with Apple's "The Morning Show." While they found the first season brilliant, they were disappointed by the second and third seasons. However, they acknowledge the creators' efforts to improve the show. In music, they are excited about upcoming releases from established artists like Future Islands and Uchis. In terms of new discoveries, they are intrigued by Yoko Ono's retrospective at the Tate Modern and a new film called "American Fiction." Lastly, they are looking forward to Bill Bailey's new show. Overall, the speaker values both established and new cultural moments and is eager to explore them further.

    • Flexibility and Quality: Essential Components of a Well-Lived LifeEmbrace flexibility in yoga, secure flexible health insurance, stay informed in culture, and gift high-quality items for Mother's Day.

      Learning from today's discussion on The Guardian is the importance of flexibility and quality in various aspects of life. Gwyneth Muthard, Peter Bradshaw, and Seppo McKenna shared their thoughts on this theme in relation to yoga, health insurance, and culture. For those seeking flexibility in their fitness routine, yoga was recommended as an excellent option. In terms of health insurance, it was suggested that UnitedHealthcare Insurance Plans offer flexible and budget-friendly coverage. When it comes to culture, the panelists emphasized the importance of staying informed and open-minded, with The Guardian's website being a great resource for news, reviews, and recommendations. Additionally, this Mother's Day, consider giving back to the special moms in your life with high-quality gifts from 1 800 Flowers. Save up to 40% on Mother's Day bestsellers with the code "acast" at checkout. Quince was also highlighted as a great option for those looking to elevate their style without breaking the bank. With a commitment to safe, ethical, and responsible manufacturing, Quince offers high-end essentials at significantly reduced prices. So, whether it's through practicing yoga, securing flexible health insurance, or celebrating the special moms in your life with quality gifts, remember that flexibility and quality are essential components of a well-lived life.

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