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Taylor Swift Midnights review

Re-invention has long been a staple of a Swiftian record release, enshrining a new era in a distinctive style and aesthetic to match its thematic focus. “Sorry, Taylor can’t come to the phone now. Why? ‘Cause she’s dead”, she famously leered in 2017’s ‘Look What You Made Me Do’. The audacious warning was camp but […]

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Miss Americana

“I just need to make a better record,” Taylor Swift says on the phone to her publicist after finding out that her then-newest album, the bite-back Reputation, had been shut out of every major Grammys category. “This is fine,” she says, fairly unconvincingly. So begins Miss Americana, Netflix’s new Lana Wilson-directed documentary depicting the recent […]