Arts & Culture
Arts & Culture
16 October 2014

Gone Girl: movies should entertain, not educate

So what if this movie sends the 'wrong' message about rape?

9 October 2014

Banksy: the artist-in-residence of the new snobby elite

Far from challenging officialdom's prejudices, Banksy caters to them.

25 September 2014

Index on Censorship’s mad response to Exhibit B

Guess who it has criticised? Not the censorious protesters, but the Barbican.

25 September 2014

Exhibit B: artists must have the right to shock

It was a sad day for freedom when Brett Bailey’s work was shut down by a mob.

23 September 2014

Nick Cave: grit in the teeth of London's luvvies

20,000 Days on Earth is an engrossing film about an unlikely hero of Britain's middle class.

11 September 2014

Miners, gays and the death of the left

Pride unwittingly lays bare the post-Eighties crisis of leftism.

5 September 2014

After Joan, who’ll slaughter the sacred cows now?

Peculiarly in this PC era, Rivers treated her audience as grown-ups.

5 September 2014

Finding Fela: rhythm and revolution

Fela Kuti was that rarest of things: a bona fide, fists-in-the-air pop rebel.