A sequel is coming - here's my version.
“It seamlessly evokes the period by paying homage to the great photography of the time.”
Todd Haynes' Carol is as tantalising as hearing a tender ballad on a tinpot transistor. Plus: Bridge of Spies.
The TV show’s parodic tone is mirrored in its knowing references to classics of the genres.
The upcoming Cate Blanchett vehicle, Carol, is already being feted as a lesbian blockbuster. I should be excited, and yet it just makes me feel sweaty.
The film does what it says on the tin.
On the pop culture podcast this week we discuss teen horror TV show Scream Queens, the film adaptation of Alan Bennett’s The Lady in the Van and the children’s dog-based literary-TV crossover Wishbone.
The actor’s New Yorker piece, “An Honest Film Review”, picks on an already enfeebled archetype for cheap laughs.
The Hunger Games is inspiring a generation to rise up, but in the knowledge that true revolutions don’t start until the killing stops.
Love is a relationship examined through sex, with an emotional intimacy that would be disastrous in pornography.
On the pop culture podcast this week we discuss Aziz Ansari’s new show Master of None, the film adaptation of Colm Tóibín’s Brooklyn and the 2005 film Transamerica.
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?