Vue cinema banned Blue Story— a powerful film against violence—last week. It exposed the establishment’s fear of young black people
Elizabeth Is Missing, a new BBC drama, is brilliant.
Reviews of paintings by William Hogarth almost universally remark that his themes of corruption, prostitution, alcohol abuse and urban chaos are instantly recognisable today
Edward Norton’s new film is an ode to past classics that also takes a fresh look at the inequality and corruption of today
The Irishman has everything you’d want from a Scorsese gangster film, writes Simon Basketter, but there’s humour and sadness amid the violence
This landmark exhibition explores the life and work of May Morris, one of the most significant artists of the British arts .
This new steampunk adaptation of HG Wells’ classic is hardly a first—but it’s well-made, well-acted, exciting—and has a lot of potential, says Gabby Thorpe
Nat is a not quite 50, not quite on the shelf officer of the Secret Intelligence Service.
As Sesame Street approaches its 50th anniversary, Simon Basketter looks back at a show that repeatedly broke the mould and upset right wingers
It’s the adaptation that lovers of Philip Pullman’s trilogy have been waiting for—and you don’t need to read the books to enjoy it, writes Gabby Thorpe
What on the surface look like send-ups of right wing politicians turn out to be full of liberal prejudice.
The film follow-up to Breaking Bad brings back one of its best characters—along with much of what made the series so good
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Ambitious is a good way to describe Giri/Haji (Duty/Shame).
Raising Dion mixes superhero staples with life’s everyday problems—and the result is a show that’s pathbreaking for both genres, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans
The Politician straddles high school drama and political satire—and does neither successfully until the end.
There are some hard bitten cliches in this hard bitten BBC cop drama, writes Simon Basketter, but the character-driven storyline has depth and potential
Ahead of Todd Phillips’ highly anticipated Joker, Sasha Simic looks at how controversy surrounding the film may not be giving it the chance it deserves
Visually striking and emotionally raw space adventure Ad Astra takes Brad Pitt on a journey into danger, dad issues and probably the Oscars.