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Alexander Larman

Alexander Larman is the books editor of The Spectator’s World edition and the author of titles including The Crown in Crisis: Countdown to the Abdication and Byron’s Women.

Film

Armie Hammer’s attack on the ‘woke mob’

Cancel culture may be slowly losing its iron grip on Hollywood

By Alexander Larman

Film

What is the point of the DC superhero films?

Compared to the movies Marvel puts out, they’ve tanked

By Alexander Larman

Television

Can Amazon figure out Phoebe Waller-Bridge?

Their collaboration with a true talent has yet to yield dividends

By Alexander Larman

Books

The art of the royal memoir

Britain’s royal family sells books like nobody’s business

By Alexander Larman

Books

Stephen Rubin, the publisher who speaks truth to power

‘If you’re publishing mostly books by people of color and people who are gay, then where’s the diversity?’

By Alexander Larman

Royals

Will Harry and Meghan ruin King Charles’s ‘inclusive’ coronation?

Britain still excels at putting on a monarchical display that attracts both admiration and envy from other nations

By Alexander Larman

Film

Stop trying to make Margot Robbie a movie star

She’s far too talented and interesting for that

By Alexander Larman

Film

The unorthodox life and fall of Alec Baldwin

A wild career culminates in a horrible disaster

By Alexander Larman

Television

Why we should be wary of the Frasier reboot

It’s a risky move, with almost none of the original cast onboard

By Alexander Larman

Television

The grand return of Pamela Anderson

2023 is to be her year, proving again that she’s no caricature of a dumb blonde

By Alexander Larman

Film

The snarky critics were wrong about Avatar 2

Truly, James Cameron is the king of the world

By Alexander Larman

Book Review

Prince Harry’s Spare: written with engaging and vivid anger

The story comes to life on the page in a way it never has in TV interviews

By Alexander Larman

Film

Lady Chatterley’s Lover in an era of free speech

The new film about the novel that touched off a fury is both uncontroversial and worth seeing

By Alexander Larman

Europe

Prince Harry’s relationship with William hits a new low

Leaked excerpts from Spare detail a physical altercation between the princes

By Alexander Larman

Books

The books to watch out for in 2023

Hopefully the new year will see several stars burn brightly in the literary firmament

By Alexander Larman

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