BlacKkKlansman review – Spike Lee’s return to form?

The film may be based on an outrageous true story, but little will prepare you for Spike Lee's polemical parallels between the 1970s and the current state of America

Identity: A question of mind, body or soul?

Emma Simpson considers what our obsession with the physical has to do with our inner lives

Derelict in Menfi

Will Granger captures the atmosphere of a derelict Menfi in Sicily

Milestones: landmark gay moments on TV

Cherwell picks out key moments in cultural history. This week, Ollie Johnson charts some of the landmark gay moments in TV

Review: The Laramie Project

Verbatim theatre done impressively well, says James Gandhi

Review: Serena

This confused and tactless drama left Sam Joyce disconnected from any sense of emotional involvement

Women at Work

Rebecca Loxton talks to Oxford grad Joanna Berry about the new chick-lit

Cherwell Music presents Mixer: Cover Me

Cherwell Music ponders the art of the cover version, with examples of how to get it right (and wrong)

Lip-Syncing Reconsidered

Myles Karp examines this much maligned but exceedingly common practice

It Happened One Night – merely antiquated, or timelessly great?

Exploring whether this classic film stands the test of time


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

Exclusive: Jude Law to speak at Union

The BAFTA-winning actor will appear with Jeremy Gilley, founder of Peace One Day, to promote the initiative, which works for an annual day of ceasefire and non-violence worldwide

Oxford historian discovers new letter sent by suffragette

The letter was written in 1905 by Annie Kenney, the first suffragette to be imprisoned in the campaign for the vote