Back Arts Thursday, October 12, 2017
Search Sections 12 Oct
Close
Advertisement
Harvey Weinstein: US and UK police launch investigations 12 Oct 2017, 11:23pm Updated Harvey Weinstein: US and UK police launch investigations
Forces in New York and London look into allegations against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein.
 Like Reply
Police in New York and London Look Into Assault Allegations Against Weinstein 12 Oct 2017, 11:05pm Updated Police in New York and London Look Into Assault Allegations Against Weinstein
The reports — related to an episode in London in the 1980s and in New York in 2004 — are preliminary, but point to the breadth of the legal challenges Harvey Weinstein could face.
 Like Reply
Eli Broad, Patron of Los Angeles, to Step Down From His Philanthropy 12 Oct 2017, 9:54pm Updated Eli Broad, Patron of Los Angeles, to Step Down From His Philanthropy
His vast fortune shaped Los Angeles, from its arts and medical worlds to its reinvigorated downtown.
 Like Reply
Review: The Brilliant Disguises of ‘Springsteen on Broadway’ 12 Oct 2017, 9:45pm Review: The Brilliant Disguises of ‘Springsteen on Broadway’
In a hybrid of concert and autobiography, Bruce Springsteen delivers a major statement about his life’s work — but also a major revision of it.
 Like Reply
The Paris artist who works with rubber stamps 12 Oct 2017, 7:21pm The Paris artist who works with rubber stamps
Paris-based artist Vincent Sardon says his choice of medium makes his work absurd.
 Like Reply
Review: Ai Weiwei’s ‘Human Flow’ Tracks the Global Migrant Crisis 12 Oct 2017, 7:09pm Updated Review: Ai Weiwei’s ‘Human Flow’ Tracks the Global Migrant Crisis
A documentary from an artist who wants to take viewers beyond the headlines and the images on the nightly news.
 Like Reply
Venezuela’s Government Cancels Another Gustavo Dudamel Tour 12 Oct 2017, 6:57pm Venezuela’s Government Cancels Another Gustavo Dudamel Tour
Mr. Dudamel, one of the world’s most famous conductors, criticized the government of his native Venezuela. It canceled his upcoming tour of Asia.
 Like Reply
12 Oct 2017, 6:25pm Anatomy of a Scene: Noah Baumbach Narrates a Scene From ‘The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)’
The director discusses a sequence featuring Ben Stiller and Dustin Hoffman.
 Like Reply
12 Oct 2017, 6:23pm Anatomy of a Scene | ‘The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)’
Noah Baumbach narrates a sequence from his film, featuring Ben Stiller and Dustin Hoffman.
 Like Reply
Wonder Woman’s Surprising Back Story Has a Film of Its Own 12 Oct 2017, 6:02pm Updated Wonder Woman’s Surprising Back Story Has a Film of Its Own
The director Angela Robinson explains how a psychologist with a three-way relationship and an interest in bondage and sadomasochism came to invent the superhero.
 Like Reply
Journeyman review – Paddy Considine rolls with the punches in heartfelt boxing drama 12 Oct 2017, 5:32pm Journeyman review – Paddy Considine rolls with the punches in heartfelt boxing drama
The actor-director’s forceful but flawed story of a fighter facing a bruising crisis also stars Jodie Whittaker, outstanding as his devoted wife
 Like Reply
Eli Broad, Foremost Patron of Los Angeles, to Step Down From His Philanthropy 12 Oct 2017, 5:30pm Eli Broad, Foremost Patron of Los Angeles, to Step Down From His Philanthropy
His vast fortune shaped Los Angeles, from its arts and medical worlds to its reinvigorated downtown.
 Like Reply
Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile: Lotta Sea Lice review – kindred spirits are on charming, kooky form 12 Oct 2017, 5:30pm Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile: Lotta Sea Lice review – kindred spirits are on charming, kooky form
(Matador) Although the pairing of these two wonderfully languid singer-songwriters could have ended up too hazy, their mutually dreamy, drawling styles complement each other perfectly. The way their guitars jangle and chime together reflects a longstanding friendship. They sing on each other’s old songs: Barnett’s Outta the Woodwork or a joyously upbeat version of
 Like Reply
Rose McGowan’s Twitter Account Locked After Posts About Weinstein 12 Oct 2017, 5:26pm Updated Rose McGowan’s Twitter Account Locked After Posts About Weinstein
The actress shared a screenshot saying she had been blocked from posting for 12 hours. Twitter said one of her tweets had violated its privacy policy.
 Like Reply
Gucci Mane: Mr Davis review – hooks and charisma but lacks lyrical edge 12 Oct 2017, 5:15pm Gucci Mane: Mr Davis review – hooks and charisma but lacks lyrical edge
(Atlantic On the two tracks bookending this album,
 Like Reply
Linkin Park singer in posthumous Carpool Karaoke show 12 Oct 2017, 5:14pm Updated Linkin Park singer in posthumous Carpool Karaoke show
Chester Bennington filmed the Carpool Karaoke episode six days before his death in July.
 Like Reply
A Little Piece of Downtown Damascus in New Haven 12 Oct 2017, 5:09pm Updated A Little Piece of Downtown Damascus in New Haven
A meticulously detailed model brings a glimpse of the Syrian civil war to the Yale University Art Gallery.
 Like Reply
St Vincent: Masseduction review – abrasive, nuanced pop 12 Oct 2017, 5:00pm St Vincent: Masseduction review – abrasive, nuanced pop
(Loma Vista/Caroline International) Mechanical beats and abrasive synths underpinned by producer Jack Antonoff’s feedback-pocked soundbed-of-nails: Annie Clark’s sixth album as
 Like Reply
A Monteverdi Master Returns to His Roots With a Rare Trilogy 12 Oct 2017, 4:17pm A Monteverdi Master Returns to His Roots With a Rare Trilogy
John Eliot Gardiner, who founded his Monteverdi Choir in 1964, opens Lincoln Center’s White Light Festival with the composer’s three surviving operas.
 Like Reply
Jewish Center Faces Backlash After Canceling Play Criticized as Anti-Israel 12 Oct 2017, 4:15pm Updated Jewish Center Faces Backlash After Canceling Play Criticized as Anti-Israel
The American Jewish Historical Society is facing charges of censorship after it canceled a play and a panel that had been targeted by right-wing activists.
 Like Reply
Mr. Robot: ‘Mr. Robot’ Season 3 Premiere: A Whole New World 12 Oct 2017, 3:57pm Updated Mr. Robot: ‘Mr. Robot’ Season 3 Premiere: A Whole New World
Can “Mr. Robot” get out of its own head and recapture the fun that made its first season so intoxicating? Wednesday’s premiere suggests that it has.
 Like Reply
Harvey Weinstein: Jane Fonda on sexual assault allegations 12 Oct 2017, 3:37pm Harvey Weinstein: Jane Fonda on sexual assault allegations
Jane Fonda tells BBC HARDTalk she regrets not talking sooner about allegations against Harvey Weinstein.
 Like Reply
Book News: Weinstein Books Is Shuttered by Hachette Book Group 12 Oct 2017, 3:34pm Book News: Weinstein Books Is Shuttered by Hachette Book Group
Following reports on the allegations of sexual harassment and assault against Harvey Weinstein, the Weinstein Company’s publishing imprint is shut down
 Like Reply
Review: ‘White Famous’ Offers a Lackluster ‘Entourage’ Impression 12 Oct 2017, 3:01pm Updated Review: ‘White Famous’ Offers a Lackluster ‘Entourage’ Impression
Jay Pharoah stars as a comedian about to break through in this unfortunate Showtime comedy.
 Like Reply
Lar Lubovitch Dance Announces Its 50th Anniversary Season 12 Oct 2017, 2:54pm Updated Lar Lubovitch Dance Announces Its 50th Anniversary Season
The troupe’s coming season at the Joyce Theater in April will include appearances by the Martha Graham Dance Company and the Joffrey Ballet.
 Like Reply
Review: A Richard III Who Steps Straight Out of the Land of Id 12 Oct 2017, 2:52pm Updated Review: A Richard III Who Steps Straight Out of the Land of Id
An astonishing Lars Eidinger is a hunchback to remember in Thomas Ostermeier’s Halloween treat of a production at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.
 Like Reply
Rez Abbasi: Unfiltered Universe review – punchy jazz guitarist merges west and east 12 Oct 2017, 2:00pm Rez Abbasi: Unfiltered Universe review – punchy jazz guitarist merges west and east
(Whirlwind) Fans of the tightly-wound, rhythmically capricious New York downtown jazz sound of
 Like Reply
Looted Antiquity, Once at Met Museum, to Return to Lebanon 12 Oct 2017, 1:22pm Updated Looted Antiquity, Once at Met Museum, to Return to Lebanon
Collectors agreed to lift their objection to the return of an ancient marble sculpture of a bull’s head after seeing evidence that it had been stolen
 Like Reply
Review: In ‘Marshall,’ a Legal Pioneer Gives History a Shove 12 Oct 2017, 1:18pm Review: In ‘Marshall,’ a Legal Pioneer Gives History a Shove
Reginald Hudlin’s movie about the crusading lawyer and Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall smartly keeps the focus tight.
 Like Reply
 All the Films of Studio Ghibli, Ranked 12 Oct 2017, 12:31pm All the Films of Studio Ghibli, Ranked
As a new DVD series makes an influential animation studio’s films easier to find, we look back at the entire catalog.
 Like Reply
Weinstein Company Was Aware of Payouts in 2015 12 Oct 2017, 12:21pm Weinstein Company Was Aware of Payouts in 2015
As the company seeks to distance itself from Harvey Weinstein, there are conflicting accounts about what it knew and how it responded.
 Like Reply
American Beauties: Riding Shotgun on Martha Gellhorn’s Brave and Comic Adventures 12 Oct 2017, 12:15pm American Beauties: Riding Shotgun on Martha Gellhorn’s Brave and Comic Adventures
In “Travels With Myself and Another,” first published in 1978, Gellhorn recounted her “horror journeys,” some of them taken with Ernest Hemingway by her side.
 Like Reply
Harvey Weinstein: Police in US and UK launch investigations 12 Oct 2017, 12:09pm Harvey Weinstein: Police in US and UK launch investigations
Forces in New York and London look into allegations against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein.
 Like Reply
Law & Order True Crime: ‘Law & Order True Crime’ Season 1, Episode 3: Court TV 12 Oct 2017, 12:07pm Updated Law & Order True Crime: ‘Law & Order True Crime’ Season 1, Episode 3: Court TV
Leslie Abramson knows that whoever controls the narrative of this budding reality show controls the outcome.
 Like Reply
Louis Walsh to make stage debut in Nativity! The Musical 12 Oct 2017, 12:02pm Louis Walsh to make stage debut in Nativity! The Musical
The X Factor judge is taking on the role of the Hollywood Producer in a production of Nativity! The Musical.
 Like Reply
Ranking the Films of Studio Ghibli 12 Oct 2017, 11:52am Ranking the Films of Studio Ghibli
As a new DVD series makes an influential animation studio’s films easier to find, we look back at the entire catalog.
 Like Reply
Cara Delevingne joins Weinstein accusers 12 Oct 2017, 11:44am Updated Cara Delevingne joins Weinstein accusers
A string of actresses have claimed he harassed or assaulted them in hotel rooms and offices.
 Like Reply
Writers step in to defend author accused of plagiarism in New York Times 12 Oct 2017, 11:41am Writers step in to defend author accused of plagiarism in New York Times
Jill Bialosky’s Poetry Will Save Your Life was charged with extensive use of others’ writing, but peers say accidental repetitions ‘were not egregious theft’ More than 70 authors, including Pulitzer prize winners Jennifer Egan and Louise Glück, have come to the defence of the editor and poet Jill Bialosky after she was accused of plagiarism, saying that Bialosky’s “inadvertent repetition of biographical boilerplate was not an egregious theft intentionally performed”. A scathing review of Bialosky’s memoir, Poetry Will Save Your Life,
 Like Reply
Rose McGowan Suspended From Twitter After Ben Affleck Tweet 12 Oct 2017, 11:32am Updated Rose McGowan Suspended From Twitter After Ben Affleck Tweet
The actress, who has accused Mr. Affleck of lying about Harvey Weinstein, shared a screenshot saying she had been blocked from posting for 12 hours.
 Like Reply
Harvey Weinstein: NYPD and London police investigating allegations 12 Oct 2017, 11:13am Harvey Weinstein: NYPD and London police investigating allegations
London’s Metropolitan police have opened an inquiry into the Hollywood producer’s alleged actions and the NYPD is reviewing for ‘additional complaints’ Police on both sides of the Atlantic have confirmed they are investigating Harvey Weinstein as the scandal surrounding the disgraced producer deepens. In London, the Metropolitan police are assessing a sexual abuse allegation made against him, while in his hometown of New York police are carrying out a “review” looking for new complaints against him.
 Like Reply
Art Review: A Gathering of Greats in a Trove of Drawings at the Morgan 12 Oct 2017, 11:09am Updated Art Review: A Gathering of Greats in a Trove of Drawings at the Morgan
Goya, Rembrandt and van Gogh (for starters) lead the Thaw collection, which shows how drawing invented reality.
 Like Reply
Review: ‘Te Ata’ Shares a Heroic Story of a Chickasaw Ambassador 12 Oct 2017, 11:01am Review: ‘Te Ata’ Shares a Heroic Story of a Chickasaw Ambassador
A biopic about the rise of a Native American performer who overcame discriminatory laws to perform on Broadway and in the White House.
 Like Reply
Joiners Arms redevelopment must include LGBT nightclub, council rules 12 Oct 2017, 10:56am Joiners Arms redevelopment must include LGBT nightclub, council rules
Decision by Tower Hamlets council thought to be first time the sexual orientation of a venue’s target market has been condition of planning approval The redevelopment of a popular gay bar in east London into a complex of luxury apartments must include an LGBT club for at least 25 years, councillors have ruled, in a landmark decision designed to stem the “shocking” closure of gay venues in the UK. Tower Hamlets council voted unanimously that the demolition of the Joiners Arms – which counted Alexander McQueen, Rufus Wainwright and Sir Ian McKellen among its regulars – could only go ahead if the development that replaced it contained a late-night LGBT venue.
 Like Reply
Review: Netflix’s ‘Mindhunter’ Is More Chatter Than Splatter 12 Oct 2017, 10:36am Review: Netflix’s ‘Mindhunter’ Is More Chatter Than Splatter
Where recent TV has fetishized serial killers as fascinating geniuses, the new Netflix series focuses on the quest to figure them out.
 Like Reply
Modern Love: Modern Love Podcast: Ann Dowd Reads ‘My Husband Is Now My Wife’ 12 Oct 2017, 10:33am Updated Modern Love: Modern Love Podcast: Ann Dowd Reads ‘My Husband Is Now My Wife’
On this week’s podcast, the star of “The Handmaid’s Tale” reads Diane Daniel’s story of her spouse’s transition.
 Like Reply
Return of the ’80s! Synth-Pop Bands Stage a Middle-Aged Comeback 12 Oct 2017, 10:21am Updated Return of the ’80s! Synth-Pop Bands Stage a Middle-Aged Comeback
Pioneering electronic music bands like Depeche Mode, New Order, Alphaville and Erasure have released new material. It's like the 80s all over again.
 Like Reply
Andy Serkis: ‘King Kong was the epiphany. It was like: you can now do anything’ 12 Oct 2017, 10:11am Andy Serkis: ‘King Kong was the epiphany. It was like: you can now do anything’
His performances in films from The Lord of the Rings to Planet of the Apes helped transform movie acting. But his decision to direct a film, Breathe, about a disabled-rights campaigner is a very personal one, he explains Breathe is not technically Andy Serkis’s first film as a director. He had already shot his adaptation of The Jungle Book using the performance-capture technology for which the man inside Gollum has become known. But while that was in post-production, Serkis found time to direct Breathe. There is a bit of CGI – Tom Hollander plays twins – but, otherwise, it’s an interestingly old-fashioned film from a man who likes to talk about digital characters and next-generation storytelling. It was the script that did it, he says. “I really did cry my eyes out, and that never happens to me.” It was one of the films on the slate of the Imaginarium, the performance-capture studio and production company Serkis had set up with the film producer Jonathan Cavendish. Serkis was lined up to do the more whizzy performance-capture films such as adaptations of Animal Farm and The Jungle Book – the latter an entirely separate reworking from the Disney adaptation released in 2016 (both films went into production at roughly the same time) – but he asked Cavendish if he could direct Breathe. Could anyone turn down Serkis? As soon as I meet him, I’m struck by how warm and bighearted he seems – blue eyes shining, wild badgery hair and an unassuming manner.
 Like Reply
Harvey Weinstein: Did everyone really know? 12 Oct 2017, 9:16am Updated Harvey Weinstein: Did everyone really know?
Lots of people have said the producer's alleged harassment and abuse was "an open secret". How open?
 Like Reply
Review: A Starry ‘Don Carlos’ Brings Verdi, in French, to Paris 12 Oct 2017, 9:14am Updated Review: A Starry ‘Don Carlos’ Brings Verdi, in French, to Paris
Jonas Kaufmann and Sonya Yoncheva shine in a cinema-influenced staging that updates the opera, seemingly to the 1940s or ’50s.
 Like Reply
Review: Jackie Chan Seeks Vengeance in ‘The Foreigner’ 12 Oct 2017, 9:00am Review: Jackie Chan Seeks Vengeance in ‘The Foreigner’
He plays an aggrieved father facing off against Pierce Brosnan, who plays a character with possible links to the I.R.A.
 Like Reply
Review: In ‘For Ahkeem,’ a Last Option for a Troubled Teenager 12 Oct 2017, 8:30am Review: In ‘For Ahkeem,’ a Last Option for a Troubled Teenager
A documentary observes a St. Louis student facing a bleak future if she can’t graduate from an alternative school.
 Like Reply
Margo Price, Nashville Outsider, Tells It Like It Really Is 12 Oct 2017, 8:23am Margo Price, Nashville Outsider, Tells It Like It Really Is
The singer and songwriter, who isn’t afraid to brush up against the country music establishment, is releasing a new album that draws on her lifetime of struggle.
 Like Reply
School Life review – endearing doc about an unusual Irish prep 12 Oct 2017, 8:00am School Life review – endearing doc about an unusual Irish prep
The small-scale study of a boarding school shows pupils rehearsing Teenage Kicks and flourishing under the tutelage of some gifted teachers This endearing documentary tracks life at
 Like Reply
Review: Reliving Delicious Terror in ‘78/52: Hitchcock’s Shower Scene’ 12 Oct 2017, 8:00am Review: Reliving Delicious Terror in ‘78/52: Hitchcock’s Shower Scene’
A documentary by Alexandre O. Philippe finds plenty to examine in one of the most memorable scenes in American film.
 Like Reply
Cara Delevingne joins Harvey Weinstein accusers 12 Oct 2017, 7:43am Cara Delevingne joins Harvey Weinstein accusers
A string of actresses have claimed he harassed or assaulted them in hotel rooms and offices.
 Like Reply
Harvey Weinstein: all of the women who have accused him so far 12 Oct 2017, 7:19am Harvey Weinstein: all of the women who have accused him so far
A growing number of actors and others in the film industry have made accusations against the Hollywood film producer
 Like Reply
Daniel Howell posts YouTube vlog revealing struggles with depression 12 Oct 2017, 7:03am Daniel Howell posts YouTube vlog revealing struggles with depression
The YouTuber and former Radio 1 presenter Daniel Howell said: "It's a huge part of my life and I just think it's weird for me to not talk about it."
 Like Reply
The Snowman review – Michael Fassbender plays it cool in watchable Jo Nesbø thriller 12 Oct 2017, 7:00am The Snowman review – Michael Fassbender plays it cool in watchable Jo Nesbø thriller
The bestseller about a maverick cop on the trail of a serial killer reaches the big screen in a gruesome but watchable adaptation from Tomas Alfredson Of course it’s a letdown to discover that
 Like Reply
Review: Two Hoarders Clean House in ‘Thy Father’s Chair’ 12 Oct 2017, 7:00am Review: Two Hoarders Clean House in ‘Thy Father’s Chair’
The mess that two Brooklyn brothers make of their house in this documentary is unholy in several senses of the term.
 Like Reply
Review: ‘Tom of Finland’ Is a Portrait of a Boundary-Pushing Artist 12 Oct 2017, 7:00am Review: ‘Tom of Finland’ Is a Portrait of a Boundary-Pushing Artist
Dome Karukoski’s biopic about the Finnish illustrator takes his life and reduces it to check marks on a list.
 Like Reply
Review: In ‘The Departure,’ Watching Over Those Who Flirt With Death 12 Oct 2017, 7:00am Review: In ‘The Departure,’ Watching Over Those Who Flirt With Death
This documentary follows a Buddhist priest who counsels those who are in danger of committing suicide.
 Like Reply
Review: Dead Again … and Again in ‘Happy Death Day’ 12 Oct 2017, 7:00am Review: Dead Again … and Again in ‘Happy Death Day’
A mean coed relives her own murder multiple times in this snappy horror-comedy.
 Like Reply
Review: A Cheery Portrait of Severe Disability in ‘Breathe’ 12 Oct 2017, 7:00am Review: A Cheery Portrait of Severe Disability in ‘Breathe’
The disability-rights pioneer Robin Cavendish is given an upbeat biopic in “Breathe,” starring Andrew Garfield and Claire Foy.
 Like Reply
Elizabeth Hurley: ‘Breast cancer will be beaten’ 12 Oct 2017, 6:59am Elizabeth Hurley: ‘Breast cancer will be beaten’
Actress and model Elizabeth Hurley has told BBC Radio 5 live she believes breast cancer can be beaten.
 Like Reply
In ‘The Party,’ a Portrait of a U.K. Divided by ‘Brexit’ 12 Oct 2017, 6:05am In ‘The Party,’ a Portrait of a U.K. Divided by ‘Brexit’
Sally Potter’s latest film, about a disastrous gathering of friends, shows what the director calls “a microcosm of a whole nation in a great political crisis.”
 Like Reply
In ‘The Party,’ a Portrait of a U.K. Deep in ‘Brexit’ Bitterness 12 Oct 2017, 6:05am In ‘The Party,’ a Portrait of a U.K. Deep in ‘Brexit’ Bitterness
Sally Potter’s latest film, about a disastrous gathering of friends, shows what the director calls “a microcosm of a whole nation in a great political crisis.”
 Like Reply
The war with no end: why American television refuses to leave the trenches 12 Oct 2017, 6:00am The war with no end: why American television refuses to leave the trenches
American TV has long been a barometer for the country’s feelings on its military – so what do a new crop of shows say about the opinions of a divided nation?
 Like Reply
‘Dynasty’ or ‘Dallas’? Squaring Off in the Lily Pond 12 Oct 2017, 6:00am ‘Dynasty’ or ‘Dallas’? Squaring Off in the Lily Pond
Best villains? Cliffhangers? Social relevance? Clothes? Two Times journalists square off over Ewing Oil, Denver Carrington, and the characters that inspired two recent reboots.
 Like Reply
Oscars academy to hold talks on Harvey Weinstein 12 Oct 2017, 5:23am Updated Oscars academy to hold talks on Harvey Weinstein
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences says sexual assault allegations are "repugnant".
 Like Reply
Oscars to discuss response to Harvey Weinstein allegations 12 Oct 2017, 5:08am Oscars to discuss response to Harvey Weinstein allegations
Academy has criticised film producer’s alleged behaviour and there is speculation it could suspend his membership The organisers of the Oscars are to meet to discuss their response to the mounting allegations of sexual harassment against the disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences added its voice to the growing chorus of disgust against the alleged behaviour of a man it awarded a best picture Oscar to in 1999 for producing Shakespeare in Love.
 Like Reply
Fine Arts & Exhibits: Auction Houses Find New Ways to Survive 12 Oct 2017, 5:00am Fine Arts & Exhibits: Auction Houses Find New Ways to Survive
Their business model harkens to the 1700s, but the fight for buyers has moved to the internet and to Asia.
 Like Reply
Best of Late Night: Samantha Bee Leads Late Night in Going After Harvey Weinstein 12 Oct 2017, 4:58am Best of Late Night: Samantha Bee Leads Late Night in Going After Harvey Weinstein
The star of “Full Frontal” didn’t appreciate what she called Mr. Weinstein’s public “apology-like statement.”
 Like Reply
The Butchering Art by Lindsey Fitzharris review – grisly medicine 12 Oct 2017, 4:00am The Butchering Art by Lindsey Fitzharris review – grisly medicine
Joseph Lister, the pioneer of antiseptic surgery, is the hero of this story of Victorian doctors with grubby hands and infected knivesLong after William Hogarth depicted a gaggle of bewigged and urine-tasting physicians under the title
 Like Reply
The Square and the Tower by Niall Ferguson review – a new understanding of global history? 12 Oct 2017, 2:30am The Square and the Tower by Niall Ferguson review – a new understanding of global history?
Don’t leave networks to conspiracy theorists, argues the prolific historian in a book that ranges from the Illuminati to Brexit and Trump
 Like Reply
Wim Wenders on his Polaroids – and why photography is now over 12 Oct 2017, 1:00am Wim Wenders on his Polaroids – and why photography is now over
Vigils for John Lennon, road trips with Annie Liebovitz, portraits of Dennis Hopper … Wim Wenders took thousands of Polaroids while making his classic films. He shares the stories behind them Wim Wenders reckons he took more than 12,000 Polaroids between 1973 and 1983, when his career as a film-maker really took off, but only 3,500 remain. “The thing is,” he says, “you gave them away. You had the person in front of you, whose picture you had just taken, and it was like they had more right to it. The Polaroids helped with making the movies, but they were not an aim in themselves. They were disposable.”
 Like Reply
The Ballad of Shirley Collins review – brilliant story of lost folk singer 12 Oct 2017, 1:00am The Ballad of Shirley Collins review – brilliant story of lost folk singer
After she lost her voice on stage in the 70s, Collins dropped off the folk map – but here she comes clean about her grief, her recovery and her music Life imitating art? In a tale of treachery and tragedy straight out of a ballad, the English folk singer Shirley Collins dramatically lost her voice on stage in the late 70s. Her husband had just her left for another woman, who’d taken to showing up at Collins’s gigs – rubbing salt in the wounds by wearing the offending ex’s jumpers. Humiliated, Collins opened her mouth but nothing came out. “He undid me. I should have got angry, but I got heartbroken,” she explains in this portrait of the artist as an older and wiser woman. Diagnosed with dysphonia, Collins dropped off the folk map until, aged 82, she released a comeback album last year. With the help of old letters, yellowing photos, audio recordings and old home-movie footage, Collins recalls her life – with additional interviews by adoring young folk singers, plus superfan
 Like Reply
Back review: farewell to Mitchell and Webb’s squirmingly good sitcom-cum-thriller 12 Oct 2017, 1:00am Back review: farewell to Mitchell and Webb’s squirmingly good sitcom-cum-thriller
Simon Blackwell’s comedy about a suspected cuckoo in the nest was surprisingly touching without veering into sentimentality. Bring on series two Channel 4 likes its comedies to emerge all tangled up in a mess of genres. The dearly departed
 Like Reply
What’s on TV Thursday: ‘Silence of the Lambs’ and ‘The Rundown’ 12 Oct 2017, 1:00am What’s on TV Thursday: ‘Silence of the Lambs’ and ‘The Rundown’
A new talk show host arrives on BET with a fresh perspective. And two shows with rabid fan bases return to the CW.
 Like Reply
On the top

Date settings

Today is Wednesday, October 17, 2018

+ 1 -
+ 1 -
+ 2016 -

Close

By using our website, you agree to the use of cookies as described in our cookie policy.

Accept