Let Brie Larson Introduce You to the World of Magic Mushrooms in This Captivating Documentary

Brie Larson, as shots of the Earth as seen from space zoom into to sweeping close-ups of waterfalls and moss. We brought life to Earth. You cant see us, but we flourish all around you, everywhere, in everything, and even inside you. A pregnant pause. Whether you believe in us or not. Over a musical crescendo, Larson quickens the delivery of her lines, building up to the big reveal: We are creation, we are resurrection, condemnation and regeneration. We are mushrooms. The 74-minute film works to prove to viewers that the mushrooms and fungi beneath our feet live up to these promises in the dramatic (and at times seemingly hyperbolic) introduction. Through interviews with experts and breathtaking close-up shots that …

‘The show needed to come back’: how Drake rescued the druglords of Top Boy

It was Britains answer to The Wire. But the gang drama was dead until the rapper stepped in and pitched it to Netflix. Its stars and writer talk grime, gentrification and Boris Johnsons Britain I told them I was on my way out to meet some singer called Drake, says writer Drake was a fan of Top Boy, Bennetts Channel 4 drama about the lives of drug dealers and residents on a fictional Hackney estate called Summerhouse. He had been recommended it while on tour and loved it so much, he began posting stills from the show on Instagram with clumsy attempts at London slang (real bod man). When he found out it had been cancelled, he decided to bring …

Letterman Confronts Kanye: Supporting Trump Hurts People

Oh God, Im scared, David Letterman says. Hes pacing backstage before his interview kicked off with President Barack Obama, but Letterman seems genuinely more nervous about sitting down with Kanye. The hour-long conversation that followsthis episode and four others all start streaming next Friday, May 31is not only one of the best interviews Letterman has ever conducted, its also one of the most coherent and engaging interviews Kanye has ever given, even if it does go off the rails at times. Over the course of the episode, the two men cover many subjects including music, fashion and Kanyes relationships with his mother, who passed more than a decade ago, and his father, who is still alive. Throughout the episode, Kim …

Burger King launches line of ‘Unhappy Meals’ in honor of Mental Health Awareness Month

'Street Food' brings hidden gems to the forefront of culinary TV.Image: M.Synchrony/Netflix We all have that one special place we like to eat. Whether it’s a little ramen shop in the East Village or a rickety taco stand on Buford Highway, this spot has your go-to order perfected, right down to the mouthwatering garnish and extra sauce. You know the names of everyone who works there. You’ve visited through breakups, promotions, tragedies, and achievements. This place is a culinary secret you’re happy to keep, but even more excited to share.  And yet, your place, however magical, rarely gets featured outside of your local food magazine, and seems to take more convincing for newcomers to visit than it ought to.  Street …