Movies

This luvvies’ letter warning against Brexit isn’t worth the paper it’s written on

20 May 2016 8:22

Politicians from across the spectrum have had their say on Brexit. So, too, have various business leaders. Spy chiefs have…

Sam Taylor Wood’s toy-boy takes her name

1 August 2012 15:29

After tying the knot with her toyboy lover Aaron Johnson, 22,  in June, it seems the artist-turned-movie director Sam Taylor…

A Nazi-sympathising love affair

8 June 2012 13:15

I hear that legendary British producer Jeremy Thomas (of The Last Emperor, Sexy Beast and Crash fame) is working on…

President Tin Cup

25 August 2011 13:59

It’s August so you could be forgiven for thinking Thomas Friedman’s latest column offering pony-in-the-sky advice to Barack Obama is…

Sunday Morning Indulgence: The Opening

17 July 2011 11:26

No pressing need to post this except that I enjoyed this sharp little short written and directed by an old…

Elizabeth Taylor, 1932-2011

23 March 2011 14:54

There’s no successor to Elizabeth Taylor. No contemporary actress possesses anything like her fame. That’s a consequence of the changing…

You’re Dead Son. Get Yourself Buried.

27 January 2011 18:10

I enjoyed Samira Ahmed’s trawl through the history of movies about journalism but was surprised she didn’t mention arguably the…

Robin Hood and the Laffer Curve

17 May 2010 21:12

I’ve been assuming that Ridley Scott’s interpretation of the Robin Hood saga must be terrible. After all, it’s nearly a…

Charlie’s Angels

25 February 2010 0:09

Does it matter if this story is actually true or not? It’s clearly going to be a movie soon. All…