Film

28 April 2015

Force Majeure: familial failures

A new film explores the hollowing out of family life.

17 April 2015

Montage of Heck: nevermind the tragedy

A new rock doc about Kurt Cobain is a paean to the Nirvana frontman’s restless creativity – not his tragic end.

Fifty Shades: an uprising against fun-free feminism

After 50 years of feminism, women want to fantasise about dominant men.

13 February 2015

The Victorianism of the Fifty Shades boycotters

Those railing against the BDSM romp have a low view of womanhood.

19 January 2015

Oscars scandal: stop this racial policing of art

The sniping about a ‘whitewash’ in this year’s nominations is ugly and divisive.

16 January 2015

Night at the Museum’s nod to Philip K Dick

This film really is family fun, with a bit about what it means to be human.