Authors Posts by Anthony Maskell

Anthony Maskell


Review: Man and Superman

Comedy and philosophy at the National Theatre

Review: Jurassic World

Anthony Maskell finds Jurassic World an adrenaline-pumping thrill ride, but it doesn't quite live up to the original

In Defence of: Celebrity

Anthony Maskell finds Woody Allen's Celebrity to be a startlingly poignant satire

In Defence of: The Holiday

Anthony Maskell calls Nancy Meyer's holiday rom-com a feel good guilty pleasure

The Dark Side of the Picket Fence

Anthony Maskell explores the depths of filmmakers’ obsession with suburban darkness

In Defence of: Cloud Atlas

Anthony Maskell celebrates the Wachowskis' sprawling cross-genre multi-narrative epic

The Ugly Politics of the Silver Screen

Anthony Maskell discusses the negative portrayal of politicians in film and TV

Review: Cake

Anthony Maskell finds Cake an airy and predictable slice of award bait

Review: Cinderella

Anthony Maskell finds the live action Disney flick entertaining but unambitious

Review: The Babadook

Anthony Maskell calls The Babadook a landmark chiller


Voluntourism: how a booming industry has real world consequences

Combining volunteering with tourism often harms rather than helps disadvantaged communities

Follow the Money: How football puts finance over fans

In light of Bolton Wanderer's narrow escape from administration, we need to confront how money dominates our nation's favourite sport.

Aung San Suu Kyi’s honorary degree should be revoked

If the degree was awarded to honour human rights, can it not be revoked to honour human rights?

The government is wrong to dismiss abortion clinic buffer zones

Protests outside abortion clinics are a form of harassment which undermine the free choices of women

Tolkien fans visit Oxford to celebrate author

The four-day event will include a Hobbit bake-off