On the pop culture podcast this week: hotly-tipped Oscar favourite Moonlight, the Norwegian teen drama Skam and Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein.
Who is this update for? Live-tweeters? People without watches? Someone involved in a very high-maintenance pre-wedding group WhatsApp?
J A Bayona’s arboreal fantasy A Monster Calls doesn't have "good guys" or "bad guys" – as in real life, most people are somewhere in between.
From long-awaited sequels to blockbusters, indie wonders and black comedies — here are the pick of this year's new releases.
On the pop culture podcast this week: we pick our TV and film highlights for the coming year, review the first episode of series 4 of Sherlock, and enjoy Sara Taylor’s short story collection The Shore.
The Star Wars actor has died at the age of 60. Her own words should be the most lasting memorial.
How Star Trek could have averted the global financial crash, eradicated racism and kept Britain out of the Iraq War.
Don't know what to watch this Christmas? Our film critic rounds up his picks of the year.
Michael Fassbender's new film doesn’t even have the decency to be bad in interesting ways.
Look what we did, ya little jerks! That's right, a Home Alone special!
This space-based love story is tainted by the unsavoury truth that it's a tale of stalking and voyeurism.
Across the political spectrum, the New Statesman introduces you to the personalities who shape our world. Where else would you find Jeremy Corbyn, Tony Blair and Theresa May in the same place?