Cinema

aniara

Swedes in space

May 28, 2019 5:30 am

Aniara reviewed

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sunset

Good hats – shame about the movie

May 20, 2019 8:07 am

Sunset reviewed

non-fiction

Publish and be damned

May 19, 2019 11:20 am

Non-Fiction reviewed

doris day pillow talk

What I learned from Doris Day

May 14, 2019 9:53 am

We’re all Doris; standing around trying to figure out how relationships work

arabian nights

How film fell for caliphs and slave girls

May 9, 2019 2:57 pm

The Arabian Nights has inspired more than 70 movies, from silent ballet and Scooby Doo to Pasolini’s picaresque eroticism

fortunate man

Fear and Loathing on Netflix

May 8, 2019 12:56 pm

A Fortunate Man reviewed

bollywood bard

The Bard and Bollywood

May 7, 2019 3:24 pm

Much ado about Shakespeare in Indian cinema

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girls of the sun

Kurd is the word

April 22, 2019 5:31 pm

Girls of the Sun reviewed

Rambo

The subtle side of Rambo

April 18, 2019 5:31 am

His author wanted something more than an action hero

aretha franklin amazing grace

The amazing grace of Aretha Franklin

April 17, 2019 1:17 pm

Amazing Grace reviewed

steve bannon raheem kassam the brink

It’ll be alt-right on the night

April 7, 2019 11:13 am

The Brink reviewed

steven seagal

The meaning of Steven Seagal

April 5, 2019 12:31 pm

Vladimir Putin understands how most culture is lowbrow and inauthentic

beach bum

Horse sense

March 31, 2019 12:15 pm

The Beach Bum and The Mustang reviewed

dumbo

Clumsy, long and lacking circus thrills

March 28, 2019 2:02 pm

Dumbo reviewed

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right-wing performance artist

How to be a right-wing performance artist

March 15, 2019 9:58 am

Jacob Wohl, Laura Loomer and Ali Alexander are the true heirs to Andy Kauffman

godfrey elfwick captain marvel

White men: Captain Marvel is not for you

March 14, 2019 12:36 pm

…although, if you fail to give it positive reviews, you are vile misogynists

johnny depp amber heard

What happened to Gilbert Grape?

March 13, 2019 9:48 am

How Johnny Depp became a pirate parody

wedding guest

The destination is uncertain, but the end is always near

March 11, 2019 6:27 pm

The Wedding Guest reviewed

nerds captain marvel

How nerds smothered American culture

March 7, 2019 5:09 pm

It is a morbid sign for a democracy when the electorate chooses superheroes to do its bidding, rather than politicians

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everybody knows

Keeping it in the family

March 3, 2019 5:06 pm

Everybody Knows reviewed