If you want a break from the big stresses of coronavirus and economic crisis, read Elena Ferrante’s new novel. There you can fall into a world of the very real, but smaller-scale, stresses of a teenage girl.
The latest offering from this guitar-driven five piece has no shortage of fights to pick, with assaults on war, sexism, racism and poverty, writes Alan Kenny
Horror author HP Lovecraft supported lynching, and hated black people and Jews. But this new drama series subverts his legacy
Napalm Death are certainly not mellowing with age
This impressive debut film of the black French filmmaker Ladj Ly, Les Miserables, is an incendiary provocative drama.
Think Hot Fuzz but set in Australia and not as good, and that’s Two Heads Creek.
The worst of times produced the best of soul, says BBC documentary Soul America
If you are missing Hercule Poirot, Agatha Christie’s famous detective, then read the latest novel from Sophie Hannah
Midnight Sun is yet another re-telling of the original Twilight story by Stephenie Meyer—who stretches it to breaking point
Away is a film from the prodigious Gints Zilbalodis, who wrote, designed, animated and scored the whole thing himself.
Sam Jay’s new Netflix special 3 In The Morning is refreshing in some ways. But there are too many jokes that leave you cold, says Jasmine Fischer
This four-part documentary has been out on Netflix since May
The American Civil Liberties Union is the focus of the resistance to Trump in documentary The Fight. But it can’t overcome its limitations
Kelsey Grammer—probably best known as Frasier, or as Sideshow Bob in The Simpsons—plays a posh English buffoon in this twee comedy about bankers
The Chicks’ first album in 14 years makes the personal political—and is a welcome comeback for a band not afraid to speak its mind
Stateless begins with the rarely-told story of the horrific journey refugees go through to seek safety
Mike Skinner’s return showcases brilliant musical talent, but None of Us Are Getting Out of This Life Alive is not as sharp lyrically
There’s enough surprise and pay-off to keep you hooked throughout, while taking aim at corporate crime and the underbelly of society
Antony Hamilton weighs in on Alexander Hamilton