10 May 2017

The death of American satire

Colbert’s Trump monologue wasn’t offensive, it was lame.

5 May 2017

13 Reasons Why: glorifying suicide?

The Netflix teen drama pushes a dark idea.

20 April 2017

How Prince Harry is failing the mentally ill

Treating everyday strife as mental illness does a disservice to the truly ill.

14 April 2017

Mauling an MGM classic

A new adaptation of An American in Paris is an infernal mess.

7 April 2017

Why gaywashing is worse than whitewashing

Hollywood is churning out semi-gay characters to promote naff films.

30 March 2017

Get Out: clever satire or lowbrow horror?

This great pulp movie tries too hard to be political.

20 March 2017

The king is dead

RIP Chuck Berry, inventor of popular music.

17 March 2017

Elle: empowerment in darkness

Verhoeven’s rape-revenge thriller is his most startling film to date.

8 March 2017

Ed Sheeran: the master of bland

Pop’s arch careerist knows how to make money, if not great music.