Arts

michael moore flint water fahrenheit 11/9
john r. macarthur journalism snowflakes

The coddling of American journalism

September 22, 2018 6:49 am

The snowflakes aren’t melting as they get older and wiser. They now have jobs in publishing and media and are marching through the institutions they work for

woody allen mia farrow

No-one comes off well in the Allen-Farrow family drama

September 20, 2018 1:25 pm

We could believe either Allen’s version or Farrow’s, but that would get us no closer to the truth, because neither is trustworthy and both are proven fantasists

ian buruma

Ian Buruma and the age of sexual McCarthyism

September 20, 2018 10:46 am

The New York Review of Books editor is the latest casualty of the identitarian mob

richard wagner the ring of nibelung

As a writer, Richard Wagner was both sublime – and unreadable

September 20, 2018 6:51 am

The Ring of Nibelung by Richard Wagner, translated by John Deathridge, reviewed

big jay mcneely

Big Jay McNeely brought joy to millions with his music

September 19, 2018 5:32 am

The legendary tenor saxophonist died last weekend aged 91

delacroix Jeune tigre jouant avec sa mère Young Tiger Playing With Its Mother

It’s the blood that gets you

September 18, 2018 8:55 am

Delacroix in the flesh, at the Met

the angel marwan
tom clancy's jack ryan

Gloriously macho: Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan reviewed

September 13, 2018 8:49 am

For too long the leftie-dominated entertainment industry has been ignoring the truth about our world

operation finale adolf eichmann oscar isaac melanie laurent nick kroll

Adolf Eichmann, the model of a modern mass murderer

September 9, 2018 1:21 pm

Operation Finale reviewed

2001: a space odyssey

2001: A Space Odyssey still gets better as it goes along, 50 years on

September 7, 2018 7:39 am

The critics who disliked 2001 on its initial release found the characters empty and the plot thin — but it’s their criticism that has dated badly

the seagull

Sensation seeking

September 6, 2018 9:57 am

The Seagull reviewed

moon landing

It’s not just the moon landings. Everywhere, the PC brigade is rewriting history

September 6, 2018 6:50 am

I remember the moon landing very well. I was nine years old. I can remember too my sense of outrage…

hank mobley

Hank Mobley, the greatest sax player you never heard

September 3, 2018 8:37 am

The forgotten genius of Blue Note was a prince among players, but he died a pauper

the bookshop

Any storm in a port

September 2, 2018 12:11 pm

The Bookshop reviewed

antifa snowflakes millennials

Millennials aren’t taking offence. They’re hunting for victims

August 30, 2018 8:11 am

The noble defence of an infinitely multiplying list of ‘marginalised groups’ is a predatory movement

yardie idris elba
precisionist impulse precisionism

The Precisionist Impulse: in search of the first American art movement

August 27, 2018 5:01 am

The group melded the materialism of the urban landscape with what was idealistic and essentially Romantic about the city

christopher robin winnie the pooh

Handling Pooh with kid gloves

August 25, 2018 4:35 am

Christopher Robin reviewed

privileged white man

Stop calling me ‘a privileged white man’ – I’m more than that

August 23, 2018 8:23 am

There’s only one thing you can’t be in our pluralistic society, and that’s just you

jimmy page capricorn

Jimmy Page is a Capricorn – that says it all

August 23, 2018 7:18 am

Jimmy Page: The Definitive Biography by Chris Salewicz reviewed

chippendales

Where did all the Chippendales go?

August 21, 2018 5:54 am

Time to buy brown

william giraldi podcast

Life ‘n’ Arts podcast: celebrating American audacity with William Giraldi

August 20, 2018 12:12 pm

William Giraldi, author of the novels Busy Monsters and Hold the Dark ahead of publishing his first collection of essays,

blackkklansman

The backlash against Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman leads towards a divided America

August 20, 2018 10:05 am

David Duke would be proud of Boots Riley’s argument

Tommy Robinson poetry

The poetry of Tommy Robinson

August 17, 2018 10:17 am

They said politics couldn’t get verse, but now it has...