Arts & Culture
Arts & Culture

Maher and Griffin: in defence of bad taste

Comics should never apologise for ‘crossing the line’.

5 June 2017

After the Storm: paean to a troubled family

Hirokazu Kore-eda’s latest is an adoring portrait of imperfect people.

Don’t let identity politics ruin moviemaking

It isn’t King Arthur’s lack of women that makes it crap.

1 June 2017

Enough with this ghettoisation of culture

The cultural appropriation panic is ugly, censorious and divisive.

12 May 2017

No bull: in defence of artistic freedom

Let’s stand up for Hermann Nitcsch against animal-rights censors.

The death of American satire

Colbert’s Trump monologue wasn’t offensive, it was lame.

19 April 2017

Charging Bull v Fearless Girl

The public should decide what becomes of public art.

14 April 2017

Mauling an MGM classic

A new adaptation of An American in Paris is an infernal mess.