The latest offering from the band Algiers encapsulates a period of chaos, war and struggle—but it’s also got a sense of resistance
Sunderland band Field Music, headed by brothers David and Peter Brewis, has made an album about the social impact of the First World War.
Haven’t They Grown begins with a very creepy and puzzling scenario. A woman who lost touch with a close friend years ago goes to snoop on her while taking her son to a football match.
Sam Mendes’s latest effort is impressive but it relies too much on its unique cinematographic approach rather than original storytelling, argues?Nick Clark
The BBC promises a “unique and original take” on Charles Dickens’ Christmas ghost story.
The Ocean at The End of The Lane tells the story of Alex, a man who returns home for his father’s funeral and looks back on his childhood.
This new BBC drama looks back on the events of the Profumo Affair—and tells a story of wealth, power, sexism and abuse, says?Tomáš Tengely-Evans
The art of protest
French actor Mati Diop’s directoral debut set in west Africa is a love story that carries a powerful message about our divided society, writes Charlie Kimber
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.