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Documentary update
By Androulla Harris - 22 November 17:23

John Steinbeck, When Bankers Were Good and the Academy Awards.

Music review: Les Talens Lyriques, Versailles Opéra Royale
By Alexandra Coghlan - 21 November 15:38

Antoine Dauvergne was no neglected genius, but this production is a pleasant divertissement.

Reviews round-up
By Caroline Daniel - 21 November 12:40

The critics' verdicts on Erica Heller, Christine Dwyer Hickey and Adam Levin.

The NS Interview: Cary Fukunaga
By NS Admin - 21 November 12:39

The director of Jane Eyre talks about political films, immigration and student loans.

Your 12-min

Reviews round-up
By Staff blogger - 21 November 12:16

The critics' verdicts on Erica Heller, Christine Dwyer Hickey and Adam Levin.

Friday Arts Diary
By Staff blogger - 18 November 17:45

Our cultural picks for the week ahead.

The Hollywood toy story
By Mike Bonnet - 18 November 16:10

Films based on children's toys are proving popular in Tinseltown, but are the commercial gains super

From the fact-checking department: Let me count the ways
By Leo Robson - 18 November 14:10

The errors and inaccuracies of Richard Bradford.

Tardis-travelling on television only
By Jonn Elledge - 17 November 15:43

Doctor Who films should remain as nothing more than rumours.

In the Critics this week
By Staff blogger - 17 November 11:25

Books of the year, Woman's Hour and Batman.

Gilbey on Film: Less than absolutely fabulous
By Ryan Gilbey - 15 November 12:51

Bringing sitcoms to the big screen is a difficult business.

Reviews round-up
By Staff blogger - 14 November 16:42

The critics' verdicts on Stephen King, Corey Robin and Condoleezza Rice.

Friday Arts Diary
By Staff blogger - 11 November 16:54

Our cultural picks for the week ahead.

Guardian First Book award shortlist announced
By New Statesman - 11 November 15:46

A biography of cancer and a 9/11 novel make the cut

Sublime intervention
By April Welsh - 10 November 15:44

Bombino and the Tuareg guitar revolution.

In the Critics this week
By Staff blogger - 10 November 11:25

Andrea Arnold's Wuthering Heights, Marilyn Monroe and Condoleezza Rice.

Books interview: Mark Doty
By Alice Gribbin - 08 November 17:31

"There are those fortunate hours when the world consents to be made into a poem"

Music Review: The Marriage of Figaro, English National Opera
By Alexandra Coghlan - 08 November 14:25

Fiona Shaw's delightful direction of Mozart's great opera.

Gilbey on Film: Accidental beauty
By Ryan Gilbey - 08 November 11:25

We shouldn't think films are ever born fully-formed.

Theatre review: Death and the Maiden
By Gina Allum - 07 November 15:32

Harold Pinter would have approved of the high moral seriousness of Ariel Dorfman's play.

Reviews round-up
By Staff blogger - 07 November 12:34

The critics' verdicts on Binyavanga Wainaina, Ken Livingstone and Carol Ann Duffy.

The Friday Arts Diary
By Staff blogger - 04 November 16:39

Our cultural picks for the week ahead.

In the Critics this week
By Staff blogger - 03 November 11:31

Steve Jobs' biography, Channel 4's Top Boy and Sherlock Holmes.

Gilbey on film: Sleeping sickness
By Ryan Gilbey - 02 November 16:14

If a critic can't stay awake, it's not the film's fault.

Instant history: Occupy movement book to be released this December.
By Androulla Harris - 02 November 16:09

Profits from the book by Writers for the 99% will go to the protest movement.

Hey, That's No Way to Say Goodbye
By Androulla Harris - 01 November 14:37

Musical comebacks that are worth the wait.

Music Review: Castor and Pollux, English National Opera
By Alexandra Coghlan - 31 October 13:01

A rare and welcome French baroque production by an English opera company.

Reviews round-up
By Staff blogger - 31 October 12:31

The critics' verdicts on Walter Isaacson, Clarissa Dickson and Luke Harding.

Jimmy Savile, the YouTube tribute
By Jon Bernstein - 29 October 18:33

Showaddywaddy, jingle jangle, Jim'll Fix It, Top of the Pops, Clunk Click.

Theatre review: Washed up on the sands of middle-age
By Gina Allum - 28 October 14:27

Tamsin Greig steals the show at the Royal Court.

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