Film
film

Film

30 March 2017

Get Out: clever satire or lowbrow horror?

This great pulp movie tries too hard to be political.

17 March 2017

Elle: empowerment in darkness

Verhoeven’s rape-revenge thriller is his most startling film to date.

15 March 2017

The F-rating: feminism’s war on art

Cinema should not be subjected to the demands of diversity.

8 February 2017

Toni Erdmann: the humanism of comedy

It has taken a German film to show Hollywood how to do humour.

19 January 2017

La La Land: a Golden Age beauty

Finally, a modern movie-musical that doesn’t mock itself.

13 January 2017

The Passion of Scorsese

Silence has its flaws, but it speaks to Scorsese’s greatness.

10 January 2017

And the award for most patronising speech goes to...

Meryl and Co, spare us the preaching.

20 December 2016

How quotas kill cinema

BAFTA's diversity guidelines undermine the transcendent power of film.

7 December 2016

In defence of Last Tango in Paris

The new censorious rage over this great film must be resisted.