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18 September 2017

The Death of Stalin: the arrival of Iannucci

In his first non-spin-off film, the writer-director hits on something profound.

8 September 2017

An all-female Lord of the Flies would be just as savage

In desperate times, gender differences wither away.

31 August 2017

Who cares if a white actor plays a non-white role?

The Hollywood ‘whitewashing’ debate is absurd.

9 August 2017

Angelina Jolie: a saint no longer?

Her use and abuse of the developing world is nothing new.

8 August 2017

England Is Mine: Mozzer in a coma

This sedate biopic captures nothing of Morrissey’s bullshit and brilliance.

24 July 2017

Dunkirk: a British myth

Christopher Nolan’s visceral retelling probes at some old misconceptions.

17 July 2017

The undying legacy of George Romero

Few gave the idea of the zombie as much life as he did.

16 June 2017

Why feminists can’t enjoy Wonder Woman

Their political myopia sucks the fun from this brilliant blockbuster.

5 June 2017

After the Storm: paean to a troubled family

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