Cinderella, thesps and socialists: the unreality of the Edinburgh Festival.
A film aficionado has had it up to here with blood, guts and gore.
Can Ken Livingstone's 'amazing parade of giant giraffe puppets' reclaim Trafalgar Square for Londoners?
Ewan McGregor's surly intellectual in Young Adam sounds like a recruitment officer at Glasgow Caledonian University.
America-bashing makes for bad shows at the Edinburgh Fringe.
Must-reads from the past week
From the Edinburgh Fringe: Falklands nostalgia, the war on terror, and painting Saddam.
Faultlines documents not so much the rise of religion as the demise of politics.
One US documentary shows why it is imperative to pursue the truth - even in the ugliest situations.
Why Philip Larkin's private misdemeanours have become a public obsession.
It is an achievement that a 'drama' of Philip Larkin's life is even remotely watchable.