Arts & Culture
Arts & Culture
17 December 2014

Serial: the limits to reasonable doubt

This chilling true-crime podcast series makes a timely stand for the presumption of innocence.

12 December 2014

The British Museum has lost its marbles

Why loaning the Elgin Marbles to Russia is a mistake.

10 December 2014

The war on banter is killing comedy

Comedians’ crusade against Dapper Laughs is coming back to haunt them.

8 December 2014

#Gamergate: we must fight for the right to fantasise

The war on violent videogames is a war on the freedom of thought itself.

28 November 2014

Theory and thuggery in the slums of Bombay

David Hare’s Behind the Beautiful Forevers: a portrait of poverty that lacks perspective.

27 November 2014

Turner: sordid man, sublime art

Timothy Spall is outstanding as the artist who invented modernism.

18 November 2014

Don’t blame Bob for the plight of the Third World

The rubbishing of Band Aid 30 is based on cynicism, not substance.

12 November 2014

Interstellar: shining a light on our low horizons

Christopher Nolan's flawed space epic is both a challenge to Hollywood and our modernity-loathing age.