Our January issue is out now!
Our writers hold no party line; their only allegiance is to clarity of thought, elegance of expression and independence of opinion.
Vicky Krieps is superb as the intense, prickly Austrian empress
By Deborah Ross
Lady Chatterley’s Lover reviewed
The Menu reviewed
My Policeman reviewed
Catherine Called Birdy reviewed
Not for life, but until we could be confident they’d learned the error of their ways
Good Luck to You, Leo Grande reviewed
This is a more successful film in the air than on the ground
The Lost Daughter reviewed
The French Dispatch reviewed
The Last Duel reviewed
Everybody’s Talking About Jamie reviewed
In The Heights reviewed
Not nul points but it’s no Spinal Tap
Everyone involved in Netflix’s Persuasion should be in prison
You certainly don’t watch Top Gun for the script
A world-class Emma Thompson performance
The Dig is remarkably moving
Rebecca Hall’s directorial debut is exquisite to look at and wholly riveting
Thought-provoking commentary and opinion on politics, books and the arts.