Now showing at London's Apollo Theatre, the 1994 play shines even brighter in an age when its characters could marry.
Thomas Pynchon's novel makes for a wistfully funny film adaptation.
Churchill: the Nation's Farewell and Modern Times: the Vikings Are Coming turn to life old and new.
Johan Harri's Chasing the Scream refutes today's anti-narcotics policy, while Edward Follis and Douglas Century's The Dark Art takes us undercover in the global drugs change.
The latest translation from the German author is an introspective, postmodern comedy.
Historians Jo Guldi and David Armitage have created a powerful, ambitious rebuttal to "the spectre of the short term".
Adventures of the Black Square at the Whitechapel Gallery is a fascinating examination of an artistic phenomenon.
Three sophisticated collections explore the paradox of poetry.
After spending three weeks in hospital with a suspected heart condition, Adrian Munsey decided to tackle The Longest Journey — the last unfilmed Forster novel.
Our desire for historical accuracy in films, TV programmes and books often tells us more about ourselves than it does about art.
There is much we could learn from the Victorian fight against filth. A new book by Lee Jackson clears the path.
The academic side of gaming, from the formalism debate to hermeneutics in game criticism.
Half-love letter, half-biopsy, Charlie Lyne's documentary analysis of teen movies is full of flashes of madness.
Tom Humberstone’s weekly comic.
It was less “Remembering Elvis”, more “Praising Bill Kenwright”.
Oscar Isaac exploits his unique charisma and mutable appearance in two of the biggest films released this awards season.
Margeret Forster's sensitive new study of a life in real estate is more than simple autobiography.
A new book on warrior women reveals the true origins of a pervasive popular archetype.
Tamsin Greig stars in the innovative Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, while the Tate Modern wallet incident presses us to ask: what is art?
The William Hill 2014 Sports Book of the Year covers the rape trial of an Australian Rules footballer -- but also raises broader questions about how to resolve a culture clash.
Suzanne Moore learns to drive and finds an accidental therapist.
There’s nothing else like this unnervingly quiet drama on our screens right now.
Film posters are addicted to showing a faceless woman from behind, with her legs framing the real hero.
Are queer and black voices being excluded from games?
Misogyny both creates and thrives on women’s intellectual insecurities, implying that dissent merely signifies one’s inability to access a greater, higher truth.
From jealousy to cowardice to greed, the power of vices is to inspire virtue.
“Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers were sexy, but only with their feet, like butterflies.” – Clive James
From bonus tracks to signed T-shirts to private concerts, do we end up here, selling not just the finished record, but every moment of the process?
Our cartoonist Tom Humberstone reflects on the Charlie Hebdo shooting and subsequent debates.
There is little to surprise a seasoned awards-watcher in this year’s nominations – Ryan Gilbey gives his verdict.