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New horror movie The 27 Club is grim deathsploitation – and a backwards step in mental health discourse

The idea that depression and addiction can be personified by a big stinky goblin is depressingly outdated

‘The 27 Club’ by Cleopatra Entertainment

Music loves myth-making. Be it the bat-chomping antics of Ozzy Osbourne, that rib-tickling rumour about Marilyn Manson, or the broader, age-old ‘live fast, die young’ adage that a thousand and one young musicians have attempted to personify, there’s an appealing mythology to life as a young rockstar, one that only ups the appeal of a […]

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