Film

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.

29 August 2014

This misanthropic movie should buzz off

More Than Honey uses dodgy stories about the decline of bees to bash humankind.

Must-reads from the past week

A Travis-ty of justice

A Travis-ty of justice

Self, Orwell and the English language

Self, Orwell and the English language

15 August 2014

The Inbetweeners 2: filthy fun Down Under

The Brit-com is back, and it’s funnier, and warmer, than ever.

5 August 2014

Twin Peaks: this revolution was televised

A new edition of the TV series and its movie prequel reminds us just what a game-changer David Lynch’s opus was.

22 July 2014

The Third Man: wild about Harry

This summer marks the sixty-fifth anniversary of Carol Reed’s masterful essay on post-war cynicism.

19 July 2014

Boyhood: the kids are all right

Richard Linklater's paean to childhood is a breath of fresh air.