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India Ross is currently acting assistant arts editor at the Financial Times, London.
She writes mostly about film, television, music and popular culture.
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Timothée Chalamet as a middle-class teenager addicted to meth; an endearing tale of a ‘coup de foudre’ between two men
As the country goes to the polls, it faces a profound question: is it a multifaith society or a Hindu-first nation?
Olivia Colman stars as an infantile Queen Anne, and a black call-centre worker uses a ‘white voice’ to advance his career
The much-anticipated final season arrives this weekend — but can the show’s formula be repeated?
The TV and movie star showed off his wide-ranging musical side while expertly playing the London crowd
The American star occupies a new place in music, blurring boundaries between rap and rock
A showbiz drama with an Oscar-nominated Lady Gaga performance and an astounding low-budget vérité Western
The innovative hip-hop collective is reinventing pop — and delighting audiences on the way
The box-office juggernaut dismantles the traditional blockbuster and repurposes the parts for political ends
Portraying black lives has made the artist known as Childish Gambino a global star
With his slavery comments, the rapper has alienated even his most ardent fans
Television is remoulding itself around a rapidly changing world — and the future is more ‘woke’ still
A reworking of Margaret Atwood’s novel perfectly wrought for an era primed to consume bingeable agitprop
With the simple story of two lovers, Luca Guadagnino hits upon his richest subject yet
An intimate and at times devastating account of the birth of the porn industry
The ‘Phantom Thread’ filmmaker talks awards, insecurity and why he’s not to blame for Daniel Day-Lewis quitting movies
Christopher Nolan’s second-world-war epic that mobilises the sheer scale and force of cinema
A boozy, boisterous and entirely ‘black-made’ movie that has created a blueprint for a new kind of blockbuster
Dogs welcome: the places to go with your pet
We discuss hit podcast ‘Dirty John’ and Netflix spoof ‘American Vandal’
A lavish drama set in a futuristic theme park, the series is far from the landmark it heralds itself to be
FT writers give very different and personal views on what the movement means to them
A simple story of a group of people who share the same birthday, but with a twist
The final chapter of Lena Dunham’s ode to kidulthood finds its heroines largely back where they started
A film that finds its power in looking and showing, but otherwise barely saying a word