Review: Life Itself

Anthony Maskell reviews Steve James' celebratory documentary about the life of America's most famous film critic

The shameful truth about Churchill

Despite Winston Churchill's major role in one of the greatest famines in the history of mankind he is still unduly lauded by the British people

Nuns and nipple-sucking

the strange world of the 24 hour play

Review: Gogglebox

Sophie Hall-Luke loves the natural human comedy offered by this fly-on-the-wall documentary

Review: Topshop’s ‘Urban Traveller’

Grace looks at Topshop's latest line of festival chic. Expect plenty of rhinestones, tie dye, prints, sequins, and studs

Don’t limit literature in prison

Why building books into an incentive and reward scheme is entirely counterproductive.

Guide to Christmas music: 2012

Luke Barratt examines this year’s Christmas offerings, which vary severely in quality

More Funny

Claire Watt has a laff with the jokers behind last term's 'Some Funny'

Game of Thrones cares more about boners than storytelling

Sam Joyce would rather Game of Thrones dial back on the exploitative nudity, thank you very much

Longing and Urbanity

Nadia Brent documents feelings of deep yearning for a life without limits


India’s legalisation of gay sex is India’s success, not the West’s

Western coverage of India's overturning of Section 377 was at best uninformed and at worst insulting

The Art of Small Talk

At the beginning of October a hormonal mass of teens, infused with adrenalin and trepidation, will descend on Oxford for a week of clumsy...

The ‘Brideshead Revisited’ reputation haunting Oxford

Is there any truth in the fictional portrayals of the University?

Oxford grad launches new access initiative

The new organisation aims to connect disadvantaged students with Oxbridge mentors

Which TV show has the best intro music?

You shouldn't judge a book by its cover, but what about a show by its intro?