Cinema

stephen king

Stephen King and the warped morality of identity politics

January 14, 2020 5:11 pm

Liberals as a whole still tend to believe that people (and the art they make) deserve to be judged individually and on their own merits

vince vaughn

Vince Vaughn owes me a colon cleanse

January 14, 2020 1:15 pm

Your foul and reckless actions have caused my intestines to spasm

joker oscar

The media horror at Joker’s Oscar nods is deeply predictable

January 13, 2020 3:43 pm

It’s almost as though Hollywood itself has had enough of the protests, the lectures and the scolding

de niro

Is he talking to us?

January 13, 2020 8:46 am

De Niro should live up to his movie characters and stop his knee-jerk dissing of Donald Trump

1917
family film

I’ve found the perfect family film (eventually)

January 9, 2020 10:59 am

Getting everyone to agree on a film to watch is always tricky in the Young household

ricky gervais

Ricky Gervais gives Hollywood the thrashing it richly deserves

January 6, 2020 8:40 am

The British stand-up spared no one

cats

We’re deep into Cats

December 26, 2019 10:30 am

Why T.S. Eliot, who loved cats, might have liked this feline filth

little women
bombshell

A former Fox producer separates the fact from fiction in Bombshell

December 24, 2019 6:24 am

The Fox News aesthetic is as consistent as it is rigorously enforced

star wars

Star Wars: the force a-weakens

December 16, 2019 12:04 pm

In space, no one can hear you yawn

richard jewell

Richard Jewell was a victim of ‘fake news’

December 15, 2019 5:09 pm

Over two decades ago, the security guard hero’s life was ruined by an agenda-driven media

richard jewell

Why is everyone pretending reporters never sleep with sources?

December 11, 2019 12:53 pm

The Twitter reaction to Richard Jewell is completely expected and completely contrived

aladdin

Disney wants A Whole White World

December 7, 2019 11:58 am

These white supremacists certainly like to play the long game

irishman

If you like Joe Biden, you’ll love The Irishman

December 7, 2019 9:22 am

The Irishman reviewed

popes

A wildly entertaining Pope-off

November 28, 2019 12:33 am

The Two Popes reviewed

rogers

Tough gospel: the twin cities of Sesame Street and Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood

November 19, 2019 1:00 pm

Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood is the world we have lost: grandparents, honest jobs and Sunday school teachers

marriage story

Noah Baumbach delivers a detailed and devastating movie

November 14, 2019 12:57 pm

Marriage Story reviewed

irishman

Scorsese at his most leisurely, meandering and engrossing

November 7, 2019 1:35 pm

The Irishman reviewed

joker

Don’t insult Joker by comparing him to Trump

November 1, 2019 10:23 am

What Todd Phillips’s film tells us about protest movements

Doctor Sleep reviewed

Scooby Doo with better CGI: Doctor Sleep reviewed

October 31, 2019 10:40 am

Doctor Sleep reviewed

terminator dark fate

The best Terminator film since the first

October 24, 2019 3:36 pm

Terminator: Dark Fate reviewed

joan collins

Joan Collins: why I love London taxi drivers

October 24, 2019 11:04 am

I confess I don’t walk if I have to travel more than a half-mile

ladies in black

The most uplifting film ever made

October 24, 2019 9:26 am

Ladies in Black is the type of movie we should all be watching

maleficent

The Disney sequel that no one wanted is finally here – what a relief!

October 17, 2019 12:26 pm

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil reviewed