culture

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

It’s complicated: ‘The Hunting’

This Australian series offers a sophisticated examination of teenage lives online

‘The Man Who Saw Everything’ by Deborah Levy

The British author experiments with a narrative structure that collapses past and present

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

Afterwards, nothing is the same: Shirley Hazzard

On the splendour of the acclaimed author’s distinctly antipodean seeing

Remembrance of things past: ‘The Souvenir’

Joanna Hogg’s autobiographical coming-of-age tale avoids easy answers

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