Film

27 November 2014

Turner: sordid man, sublime art

Timothy Spall is outstanding as the artist who invented modernism.

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.

16 October 2014

Gone Girl: movies should entertain, not educate

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

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

Finding Fela: rhythm and revolution

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