Mankiewicz was a drunk, a wit and a gambler: ‘the Voltaire of Central Park West’
He was one of Britain’s greatest portrait photographers, possibly the greatest
PC at the Academy Awards has become a genuine problem and a genuine threat to artistic freedom
The Academy Awards are making America look stupid in front of the entire world
She was not an anti-communist in spite of being a liberal, she was an anti-communist because she was a liberal
It is hard to identify safe spaces for those of us on the American right
Why can’t the famous stop thrusting their sexuality on us?
He’s started to resemble a captured dignitary forced to spout horrifying woke propaganda
David Thomson talks to the director about Buster Keaton, Orson Welles and falling out of favor with Hollywood
Let’s all be grateful to these very rich, very famous people
Hollywood celebrities talk a big game in public, but in private they enjoy letting their hair down
We treat the royal family like Hollywood stars but get offended if they behave like them
Terminator: Dark Fate reviewed
I confess I don’t walk if I have to travel more than a half-mile
Who might get the call for a Beverly Hills Trump fundraiser?
How is whiteness a matter of personal responsibility?
For almost a decade, American cinema has rolled over and had its fluffy belly tickled by grim-faced CCP censors
The Arabian Nights has inspired more than 70 movies, from silent ballet and Scooby Doo to Pasolini’s picaresque eroticism
Robert Gore-Langton goes behind the scenes of Joseph L. Mankiewicz’s 1950 masterpiece
Once more, with feeling
At 15 I decided I did not like the idea of becoming a woman and started on a ‘tomboy’ stage
The 91-year-old pop-cultural phenomenon is actually a major modernist composer hiding in plain sight
Clancy Sigal’s posthumous autobiography is sex, guns and celebrity from start to finish.