The rise of pastoral games.
The Ukip and Lib Dem candidates for Cambridge clash over Europe in a packed debating chamber.
Do "whatever it takes" to get your film made.
The more outlandish the film becomes, the looser its grip.
Tom Humberstone's weekly comic.
The Armenian-American metal band, System of a Down, is doing a special tour for the Armenian genocide centenary. We catch up with the lead singer to find out why.
Six months of treatment for cancer? A mere £30,000 at London's most exclusive clinics.
Why don't I have children? The answer is simple: I never reached the point where I wanted them.
"The world you quit / Is staying here, so say goodbye to it."
Charles seems unable to keep his mouth shut on political issues.
102 years of the NS.
Insanity was "a disease of civilisation".
The feelings David Bowie aroused will vanish along with the fashion built around him, argued Martin Amis in 1973.
All my antiquarian rage boils at the thought that nobody thought to record Hardy.
The world is large and the opinions in it conflicting.
It came as no surprise to hear him confess, with a hint of suppressed but immense weariness, the extent to which Hollywood has used history as nothing but an enourmous prop room.
Three titans of British culture are stepping down this year. Mark Lawson looks at their legacy – and the space they’ll leave behind.
Tom Humberstone’s weekly comic.
Netflix thinks of its audience in much the same way as small children think of ducks: keep the bread coming and fast, or they'll soon waddle away.
Middle aged men are complete emotional wrecks verging on hysteria a lot of the time.
Everyone agrees about everything. Almost.
This film isn’t bad. Worse: it’s mediocre.
Nothing since has been able to measure up to David Lynch’s Twin Peaks. Nothing has had its power. Why not?
Preperation for the Next Life is remarkably well-researched, but doesn't forget the profound intimacy of life on the margins.
While the landscapes of Thoreau and Watkins have been preserved by their art, John Burnside finds the wilderness that once covered America neutralised.
Repeitition is the default mode in The Discreet Hero - an abberation in Llosa's career which confuses quantity with literary quality.
“It’s nothing to us”, you might shrug...
Lady Day, a century after her birth.
The representation of autism in games.
A subversive semi-staging of Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd brings the infamous barber back to London.