Sport is supposed to be an escape from everyday life, but the Kaepernick-Trump stand-off has ruined all that
It’s not just Mary Poppins that needs to be brought into the 21st century, argues Godfrey Elfwick
A new showcase gives us the real Tolkien – not his awful legacy
Hang these in a museum
Resident Evil 2 reviewed
Another piece of elite idiocy in The New York Times
Is it because he is black?
Cold War reviewed
SNL writers presumably believe that all Fox News shows operate on the same level of idiocy — and that isn’t right
Robert Gore-Langton goes behind the scenes of Joseph L. Mankiewicz’s 1950 masterpiece
Does a 22-year-old film point to the director’s alleged perversions?
His elegance, manners, and sportsmanship will never be topped
The absence of directness in modern American journalism reflects the cowardice and complicity of the journalists
Fyre Fraud and Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened reviewed
The politicization of the Supreme Court cuts both ways
What possible contribution could this generation make to film or literature?
How else could a drama as knowing and meta and arch do anything other than disappear up its own bottom?
It may be an instant classic, but it’s being widely misread
Comics should stop trying to be activists, and commentators, and philosophers
May God have mercy on our souls
‘People have been calling me Big Pussy for 20 years!’
Studio Voices: Art and Life in 20th-Century Britain by Michael Bird reviewed
A close-up view of the plump, kissable wrestlers at one of Japan’s six annual sumo tournaments
The way Kondo does it is really quite inspirational. And relatively painless