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16 June 2017

Why feminists can’t enjoy Wonder Woman

Their political myopia sucks the fun from this brilliant blockbuster.

5 June 2017

After the Storm: paean to a troubled family

Hirokazu Kore-eda’s latest is an adoring portrait of imperfect people.

Don’t let identity politics ruin moviemaking

It isn’t King Arthur’s lack of women that makes it crap.

14 April 2017

Withnail and I and the meaning of life

Thirty years on, this film’s tragedy and comedy speak to us still.

7 April 2017

Why gaywashing is worse than whitewashing

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

4 April 2017

Not all vegans are annoying

Carnage pokes fun at both meat-eaters and meat-dodgers.

30 March 2017

Get Out: clever satire or lowbrow horror?

This great pulp movie tries too hard to be political.

17 March 2017

Elle: empowerment in darkness

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

15 March 2017

The F-rating: feminism’s war on art

Cinema should not be subjected to the demands of diversity.

8 February 2017

Toni Erdmann: the humanism of comedy

It has taken a German film to show Hollywood how to do humour.