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12 October 2017

Blade Runner 2049: where’s the humanity?

The visuals are breathtaking, but the story leaves you cold.

27 September 2017

Mel Brooks and the philistinism of PC

Think edgy material has no place in comedy? Watch Blazing Saddles.

18 September 2017

The Death of Stalin: the arrival of Iannucci

In his first non-spin-off film, the writer-director hits on something profound.

8 September 2017

An all-female Lord of the Flies would be just as savage

In desperate times, gender differences wither away.

31 August 2017

Who cares if a white actor plays a non-white role?

The Hollywood ‘whitewashing’ debate is absurd.

9 August 2017

Angelina Jolie: a saint no longer?

Her use and abuse of the developing world is nothing new.

8 August 2017

England Is Mine: Mozzer in a coma

This sedate biopic captures nothing of Morrissey’s bullshit and brilliance.

24 July 2017

Dunkirk: a British myth

Christopher Nolan’s visceral retelling probes at some old misconceptions.

17 July 2017

The undying legacy of George Romero

Few gave the idea of the zombie as much life as he did.