Cinema

vagina

Let’s not demystify the vagina, please

February 15, 2019 10:28 am

In eroticism, there is only a small step from the sublime to the ridiculous

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How good is the film Liam Neeson was trying to promote?

February 10, 2019 2:25 pm

Cold Pursuit reviewed

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Contempt for Liam Neeson has ‘Taken’ its toll on me

February 8, 2019 10:21 am

I don’t have money, but what I do have are a very particular set of skills. Skills I have acquired over a very long career in online social justice

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In defense of Liam Neeson

February 5, 2019 12:28 pm

The primal need for vengeance condemned by the Irish actor is now on full display by his haters and detractors

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We need to talk about problematic Hollywood

February 1, 2019 11:24 am

It’s not just Mary Poppins that needs to be brought into the 21st century, argues Godfrey Elfwick

No, Mary Poppins Returns isn’t racist

January 30, 2019 12:25 pm

Another piece of elite idiocy in The New York Times

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Cold War is a true work of art

January 27, 2019 2:35 pm

Cold War reviewed

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All About Eve was all about bitching – off-screen as well as on

January 24, 2019 12:50 pm

Robert Gore-Langton goes behind the scenes of Joseph L. Mankiewicz’s 1950 masterpiece

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The dark passion of Bryan Singer

January 24, 2019 10:40 am

Does a 22-year-old film point to the director’s alleged perversions?

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Which Fyre Festival documentary is most worth watching?

January 22, 2019 11:44 am

Fyre Fraud and Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened reviewed

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The Lego-cy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

January 22, 2019 11:06 am

The politicization of the Supreme Court cuts both ways

Roma

Slavoj Žižek: Roma is being celebrated for all the wrong reasons

January 15, 2019 8:02 pm

It may be an instant classic, but it’s being widely misread

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A tale of a dead woman walking

January 13, 2019 4:23 pm

Destroyer reviewed

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Moral preening and identity politics were the big winners at the Golden Globes

January 7, 2019 5:23 am

The answer to the race conundrum was to split the difference between the minorities, and give most of the awards to white actors

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Feeling lucky, pops?

January 6, 2019 8:01 am

The Mule reviewed

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The critics are wrong about Holmes & Watson

December 30, 2018 12:59 pm

Holmes & Watson reviewed

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The power behind the power behind the power

December 27, 2018 6:43 am

Vice reviewed

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Christmas at the cinema with Donald Trump

December 17, 2018 3:37 pm

‘We can say Merry Christmas again’ — and again, and again

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Hail Mary

December 16, 2018 11:35 am

Mary Queen of Scots reviewed

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There’s something about Mary

December 13, 2018 2:56 pm

Mary Poppins Returns reviewed

remake

Hollywood loves a remake, but do we?

December 10, 2018 10:19 am

Once more, with feeling

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Is Roger really what Ailes the American republic?

December 9, 2018 11:11 am

Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes reviewed

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Kevin Hart isn’t funny

December 7, 2018 11:57 am

Academy Awards viewers have dodged a bullet

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The height of hypocrisy: why on earth is Bohemian Rhapsody up for a Golden Globe?

December 6, 2018 12:58 pm

It’s a mediocre vehicle that promotes Queen’s back catalog and some contemporary virtues

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Court with its pants down

December 3, 2018 11:17 am

The Favourite reviewed