Arts

the boys
the hunt

The Hunt and conservative cancel culture

August 13, 2019 9:14 pm

The wrong kind of bipartisan consensus

titania mcgrath

Titania McGrath’s Edinburgh Fringe show is the most important live event since the Women’s March

August 11, 2019 12:20 pm

Titania McGrath: Mxnifesto at the Edinburgh Fringe reviewed

david berman

The Bermans of America

August 9, 2019 3:30 pm

David Berman used language as an instrument and as a tool, abhorring his father's use of it as a weapon

blinded by the light

Sweet but formulaic

August 8, 2019 1:08 pm

Blinded by the Light reviewed

groucho marx

When Tom met Groucho

August 6, 2019 7:37 pm

‘He seemed more interested in discussing Animal Crackers and A Night at the Opera’

kanye west

I’m a prisoner of Kanye West’s homeless camp

August 4, 2019 7:33 pm

Life inside the rapper’s low-income housing units

computers

Can computers compose?

August 1, 2019 3:16 pm

They already do – but will they ever do it better than us?

tarantino hollywood

Tarantino’s male fantasy rejects your hypothesis

August 1, 2019 2:00 pm

Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood reviewed

money

All money is dirty – but it can still be used for good

August 1, 2019 12:20 pm

This museum ballyhoo is all about posturing

hollywood china

Hollywood parrots the Chinese Communist party line

July 30, 2019 1:12 pm

For almost a decade, American cinema has rolled over and had its fluffy belly tickled by grim-faced CCP censors

warren kanders whitney museum

The Whitney Museum surrenders to the mob

July 30, 2019 11:43 am

Crying crocodile tears over tear gas ruins a great gallery

sweden

Will Trump declare war on Sweden?

July 26, 2019 9:25 am

Mobs attack IKEA, demanding refunds

public art

The insufferable wokeness of public art

July 25, 2019 6:33 pm

Tyrannical progressives in municipal governments are inflicting their agenda on us through the medium of sculpture

fandom tourism

Instagram is ruining tourism. Could fandom save it?

July 25, 2019 4:43 pm

May we all travel for our own loves, rather than for the ‘likes’ of others

cynthia erivo harriet tubman

Should a black British actor play Harriet Tubman?

July 25, 2019 10:57 am

A divisive movie for divisive times

samantha bee

Hey Samantha Bee, why don’t you drop out of your show?

July 22, 2019 4:37 pm

The comedienne is calling for anti-war progressive Marianne Williamson to pull out of the 2020 race

a$ap rocky

Trump joins the A$AP Mob

July 20, 2019 1:09 pm

A$AP Rocky needs help, so of course the celebrity-addicted president is stepping in

lion king
stranger things

Stranger Things’s third season is self-indulgent

July 18, 2019 11:33 am

Where season one had the creeping menace of Alien, the mood here is closer to Scooby-Doo

scarlett johansson

Scarlett Johansson should only be allowed to play Scarlett Johansson in movies about Scarlett Johansson

July 18, 2019 10:57 am

Actors playing the parts of characters with whom they share no lived experience is nothing new

scarlett johansson

The brief bravery of Scarlett Johansson

July 15, 2019 4:00 pm

Perhaps the actress would be better off playing a tree than a person with convictions

boris

I love Boris for not firing me when I wrote a play about his sex life

July 11, 2019 4:58 pm

I doubt any other editor would have been so sanguine

aziz ansari

Aziz Ansari: Right here and wrong now

July 10, 2019 12:30 pm

Why is politically correct comedy so depressing?

tristan priskett stranger things

Tristan Priskett reviews: Stranger Things 3

July 10, 2019 11:26 am

Would it not have led to a more meaningful narrative if the ‘monster’ the Russians had brought into being was in fact climate change?