Authors Posts by Louis McEvoy

Louis McEvoy


‘The Lego Batman Movie’: mature and intelligent

Louis McEvoy praises Seth Grahame-Smith’s reinvention of the classic hero

The uncertainty of Trump’s LGBTQ+ stance

Louis McEvoy argues that LGBTQ+ rights in America will be under attack, but perhaps not from Trump

Labour: Richmond by-election’s biggest loser

Louis McEvoy argues the Richmond Park by-election shows Labour must adopt a clear position on Brexit

Tarantino: master of mediocrity?

Louis McEvoy asks whether Tarantino’s legacy is simply a tall tale of misused potential

If…Corbyn refuses to ever resign as Labour Leader

If…is a Cherwell Blogs feature reflecting on the potential futures our currently absurd political landscape might bring. Today Louis McEvoy considers what the Labour Party might one day be like if Jeremy Corbyn never resigns…

Trump’s trump card: a twisted tale

Trumpism may lose the battle, but it has already won the war

The Cursed Child: ultimate fan fiction?

To get this out of the way: yes, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is not only like a piece of fanfiction, but aims...

Corbyn doesn’t want to unite Labour, but moderates must surrender

Louis McEvoy reflects on Jeremy Corbyn's leadership of the Labour Party as the announcement of the party's new leader approaches

Gene Wilder’s Willy Wonka: A tribute

Louis McEvoy pays tribute to the late Gene Wilder's performance in 1971's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Leadsom’s Legacy: what could have been…

With Theresa May taking office, Louis McEvoy imagines the Leadsom Premiership we so narrowly, and unfortunately, missed out on


Police looking into Nazi salutes at Bannon protests

An Oxford student filmed the men who were part of a counter-protest

Autumn by Ali Smith: a seasonal portrait of post-Brexit Britain

The first book in Smith's ongoing quartet reminds us that sympathy is possible in our polarised times

‘Widows’ is a celebration of female grit and resolve

Viola Davis leads a group of kick-ass women in a heist film with a lot on its mind

England’s stubborn faith in Keaton Jennings reaps its reward

The ECB must explore ways to promote the lost art of Test batsmanship at a grassroots level

Salome Review – ‘struggles to take audience into another world’

Tea Party Productions' 'Salome' shows the play's continuing power to unsettle