culture

The Church frontman Steve Kilbey

The prolific singer-songwriter reflects on four decades and counting in music

Interrogating the interrogators: ‘The Report’

This tale of the investigation into CIA torture during the War on Terror places too much faith in government procedure

You could drive a person crazy: Noah Baumbach’s ‘Marriage Story’

Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson are at their career best in this bittersweet tale of divorce

‘How To Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy’

Jenny Odell makes a convincing case for moving beyond the ruthless logic of use

David Michôd’s ‘The King’

The Australian director on his Timothée Chalamet–starring adaptation of Shakespeare’s history plays

We don’t need another superhero

Are superheroes the form of entertainment we deserve, but not the one we need right now?

Streaming highlights: October 2019

The anthology makes a comeback with ‘Modern Love’ and ‘Criminal’; new ‘Harlots’; and ‘Living with Yourself’ delivers low-key high-tech farce

Tory Days: ‘Blinded by the Light’

Bruce Springsteen provides more than the soundtrack in this Thatcher-era coming-of-age film

Canon salute

Remembering Harold Bloom (July 11, 1930 – October 14, 2019)

Clang, clang, clang: ‘Judy’

The Judy Garland biopic confuses humiliation for homage

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