18 October 2016

My Scientology Movie: Theroux the looking glass

Louis Theroux’s zany big-screen outing is a return form.

29 September 2016

Birthplace of a revolutionary

Ceri Dingle takes her documentary about CLR James to Trinidad.

23 September 2016

The pre-modern public shaming of Gazza

Making a spectacle of ‘criminals’ has no place in a democracy.

21 September 2016

The taming of Bridget Jones

The fun, drunk smoker has been straightened out. How depressing.

2 September 2016

David Brent: still chasing fame

Life on the Road is Ricky Gervais’s last stab at the mainstream.

31 August 2016

The underrated genius of Gene Wilder

He was the missing link between Sergeant Bilko and Seinfeld.

15 July 2016

Ghostbusters: haunted by the original

This enjoyable reboot doesn’t hit the heights of its 1984 predecessor.

6 July 2016

Michael Cimino: a rare, intangible talent

The Deer Hunter director captured something of the human condition.

Steven Spielberg: a lost talent

His films were once unmistakably Spielbergian – now they could be made by anyone.

9 June 2016

Me Before You: an infomercial for assisted suicide

Dodge this romantic drama with a depressing pay-off.