04 September 2006
Is the English working class re-tribalising itself? Out here, to the west of London, in the motorway towns near...
Politics
09 May 2005
More important than the size of Tony Blair's majority was the turnout, which was not helped, I'm sorry to say, by my...
Books
09 September 2002
The World Trade Center has gone, but the shadows of the twin towers seem to lengthen, pointing to the coming war in...
Culture
08 July 2002
The Bad and the Beautiful: a chronicle of Hollywood in the Fifties Sam Kashner and Jennifer MacNair Little, Brown,...
28 May 2001
Is the election actually taking place? The question isn't entirely frivolous. Tony Blair and William Hague hold forth...
Culture
26 March 2001
"You build my gallows high, baby," a harried Robert Mitchum mutters to Jane Greer, as they speed down the dark road...
20 December 1999
"What are your plans for the new millennium?" a friend asks. I'd like to say that I'll open a cinematheque in Marbella...