The World’s A Stage: Russia

Cherwell witnesses how theatre is central to Russian cultural life

Review: The Academy

OFS, Tuesday - Saturday 6th week

A dinner enagement

Wadham Moser, Thursday-Saturday 6th week

Behind the leaves

A look at Franz Xaver Kroetz, Germany's most popular living playwright

Chain Reaction: Tears For Fears

What Donnie Darko did for the 80's pop heroes

Review: Wall-E

Out on DVD November 24

Why video games make bad films

Max Payne is just the latest in a long line of films based on games which flop

Blasphemy: the Life of Ivan Denisovich

We get ourselves all riled up about Solzhenitsyn's book...

Eyes on the Prize

Getting critical at the Turner Prize exhibition...

Payneful Viewing

Video game movie fails to impress


Wes Anderson’s films are nostalgic for the present

For Daniel Gonsales, Anderson’s playful films pair loneliness with joy.

Childhood’s Clarity in ‘The Ocean at the End of the Lane’

The Ocean at the End of the Lane opens with an epigraph from Maurice Sendak, “I remember my own childhood vividly… I knew terrible things. But I knew I mustn’t let adults know I knew. It would scare them.”

Oxford should not accept billionaires’ vanity projects

Oxford’s continued acceptance of donations by the super rich like Blavatnik is rotten to the core.

Top Five Must-See ‘Coming of Age’ Films

"‘Coming of age’ isn’t just an umbrella term for drippy films caught up in teenage drama"

The Taste of Success

Julia Alsop speaks to MasterChef finalist and Oxford PhD student, Nawamin Pinpathomrat