Arts

white pube

The White Pube is inane, modish and safe

November 26, 2020 12:04 pm

The White Pube reviewed

collective

Collective will blow you away

November 26, 2020 11:52 am

Collective reviewed

slipknot corey taylor

Meet the frontman of ‘the most revolting band in the world’

November 26, 2020 11:41 am

Corey Taylor of Slipknot talks PTSD, Donald Trump and life after alcoholism

sets

Sets appeal: the distracting beauty of TV backdrops

November 26, 2020 10:59 am

We are truly in the era of more-is-more when it comes to the decor of hit television series

gina carano

Gina Carano has ruined Stars War for me

November 25, 2020 1:15 pm

She must be removed from The Mandalorian

baltimore

Night at the museum

November 25, 2020 12:33 pm

Is the Baltimore Museum of Art exploiting the COVID-19 crisis to sell off major modern paintings?

guys and dolls

Meet the real-life gangsters who inspired Guys and Dolls

November 25, 2020 8:11 am

The musical premiered on Broadway 70 years ago this week

to the lake

Look east, old man

November 24, 2020 1:49 pm

To the Lake is the right kind of Russian interference

thatcher

The Crown’s depiction of Thatcher is grotesque

November 22, 2020 11:32 am

It sounds almost like she’s auditioning for Don Corleone in The Godfather

hillbilly elegy
The Queen’s Gambit

There’s more to The Queen’s Gambit than chess

November 18, 2020 2:37 pm

The series is to be commended for refusing to deploy the overly-romanticized view of adoption that is a Hollywood staple

barack obama

Barack Obama’s music taste remains painfully mainstream

November 17, 2020 12:33 pm

His new playlist sucks

ira crown

The Crown makes difficult viewing for IRA apologists

November 17, 2020 8:57 am

For the IRA, the children on board Mountbatten’s boat that day were legitimate targets in the war against the British state

in shock

Is Billie Eilish really in shock over James Bond?

November 14, 2020 11:50 am

‘Shock’, from the French ‘choque’, began as the word for a collision of armies

car

Escape vehicle

November 13, 2020 5:57 pm

The automobile’s artifice is its art, but it is still an art of artifice

Mankiewicz

The journalists who scripted the golden age of Hollywood

November 12, 2020 10:23 am

Mankiewicz was a drunk, a wit and a gambler: ‘the Voltaire of Central Park West’

crown

How much of The Crown’s fourth season actually happened?

November 12, 2020 9:27 am

It would make no sense to treat young Diana this way, but they are an exceedingly weird family, so it’s hard to know

Féneon anarchy

Culture and anarchy

November 11, 2020 5:24 pm

Félix Fénéon, terrorist and connoisseur

game

The cowardice of an ‘anti-fascist’ video game company

November 9, 2020 7:35 am

Cancel culture’s defenders pretend they only go after powerful targets

sophia loren life ahead

Every scene Sophia Loren isn’t in feels like a wasted one

November 5, 2020 4:17 pm

The Life Ahead reviewed

undoing

Is The Undoing actually great?

November 5, 2020 3:55 pm

Or just a run-of-the-mill thriller with a brilliant casting director?

emily in paris

In defense of Emily in Paris

November 5, 2020 2:39 pm

I watched every episode and found myself wanting more

scandi noir

The best Scandi Noir to watch this winter

October 29, 2020 4:53 pm

The genre has become a bankable success for streaming services

hallowquarantine

Ten films to help you celebrate Hallowquarantine

October 29, 2020 3:04 pm

Answering the door to masked strangers isn’t the novelty it used to be

cinema film

The magic of cinema isn’t just about film

October 29, 2020 9:49 am

I pity people who don’t know the ecstasy of cinema in picture houses