The mini California in the oil fields of Saudi Arabia

Ayesha Malik’s Aramco: Above the Oil Fields

The world’s largest oil and gas company, Aramco, is based in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, and its residential camp, built as a joint US/Saudi venture in 1933, provides homes for the 11,000 people, and their families, who work there. Now known as Saudi Aramco, this suburban landscape located in the Arabian Desert is an American community, designed to mimic the appearance of a typical Californian town and comes complete with copious palm trees and vast stretches of green lawn. It is linguistically…

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The Mexican alien sex sci-fi about desire and machismo

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The first thing we see in The Untamed is a meteorite floating through space. As provocative openings go, it’s hard to beat, but then we cut to something stranger and perhaps related. It’s a young woman, naked apart from some boots, moaning in pleasure; the camera pulls out to reveal she’s in a wooden hut with a slimy tentacle that’s located her G-spot. “Let me stay a little longer,” she says. “Please.”

In other words, Amat Escalante has really shifted gears with his new…

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Go behind-the-scenes of Charli XCX’s ‘Boys’ with the boys

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Charli XCX shared her self-directed visual for “Boys” last month, subverting the clichés of music videos gone by to train the gaze on the boys. The cameos came in thick and fast – Stormzy eating cereal, Diplo playing with puppies, A.G Cook reading and dreaming, Jay Park diving into a ball pit, Mac DeMarco licking a guitar, obv. Riz Ahmed, Brendon Urie, Wiz Khalifa. Think just about every famous dude out there right now, and he probably makes an…

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NY label Phelan is making future-ready fashion

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New York-based knitwear brand Phelan only made its debut two years ago, but creative director Amanda Phelan has already begun to forge her own path in the industry. With a multidisciplinary approach to design, her main ambition is to create an artistic collective rather than just a fashion label.

Thanks to her background in dance, Phelan has always been keen to incorporate some sort of performance element into what she creates. “I think the brand really came…

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The K-Pop songs you need to hear this month

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Whether you’re a serious fan or a curious newcomer, discover a monthly roundup of new releases from South Korea. From K-pop to hip hop and everything in between, gorge yourself on all that’s new.

The past four weeks have seen comeback after comeback, spearheaded in part by SM Entertainment. The K-Pop entertainment giant issued major releases from Red Velvet (the brilliant and wonky “Red Flavour”), EXO (the slow-burn…

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