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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.

19 January 2017

La La Land: a Golden Age beauty

Finally, a modern movie-musical that doesn’t mock itself.

13 January 2017

The Passion of Scorsese

Silence has its flaws, but it speaks to Scorsese’s greatness.

10 January 2017

And the award for most patronising speech goes to...

Meryl and Co, spare us the preaching.