Film

Hugo’s there?

Patrick Mulcahy on a 21st century Les Miserables

Back to the war zone

Patrick Mulcahy on gestures of solidarity in Spike Lee's Da 5 Bloods

The struggle to overthrow patriarchy is ongoing

Patrick Mulcahy on the birth of modern Women’s Lib

The Audacity of Hope

Patrick Mulcahy on a tense portrait of rich and poor in South Korea

Departure Scrounge

Patrick Mulcahy on Tarantino’s 60s Hollywood pastiche

An indictment of a culture

Zoe Mavroudi on Leaving Neverland and leaving behind our glittery illusions

Below the surface

Patrick Mulcahy on a slow burner about have-nots When it comes to the work of American writer-director S. Craig Zahler, I have arrived late to...

Locked inside the room

Zoe Mavroudi on Colette’s literature and masochism Director Wash Westmoreland’s beautiful, discreet film, Colette, dramatises an anecdote from the great writer’s first marriage. Her husband...

Crowd trouble

Patrick Mulcahy on Mike Leigh’s homage to Peterloo 200 years on Peterloo is writer-director Mike Leigh’s most ambitious film to date – and one of...

No apology needed

Patrick Mulcahy on showing genuine concern for workers’ rights Watching contemporary American cinema is, for the most part, a depressing experience. ‘America First’, the mantra...

Hollywood shame factory 

Patrick Mulcahy on the state of the film industry After nominating himself for Time Magazine’s ‘Person of the Year 2017’, US President Donald Trump must have shrugged...