God on film

Cherwell's pick of Christian cinema's defining moments

Film meets the maker

Cherwell finds God at the cinema

Cat’s Cream: Week 2

Dauntless investigator Catherine Molony risks degree and heart failure to sample Oxford's nightlife on your behalf. Here are her tips for second week.

First night review: Agamemnon

The Greek play at Oxford. Any good this year?

Chain Reaction

The effect of teen films on the aesthetically challenged

Review: Eagle Eye

Out 17 October

Review: Burn After Reading

Out 17 October

Book Review: A Prickly Affair

By Hugh Warwick, published Allen Lane, £14.99

Blasphemy: Atonement

Each week Cherwell cuts a literary 'classic' down to size. This week: Ian McEwan's Atonement

That much for a dead shark?

Cherwell looks at Damien Hirst's art show/auction


A black and white close-up shot of the face of a man with a woman standing up beside him.

Fast Film: In a Lonely Place unites noir tradition with painfully real romance

Humphrey Bogart is a man addled by loneliness in this cinematic masterclass of subtlety and allegory.
taylor swift sings into a microphone

“Look what you made me do”: Taylor Swift’s reinvention

The reinvention of her ‘reputation’ is not a change of character nor a sudden shift in her attitude to the spotlight. The Reputation era was simply a rebranding of sound, lyricism, production and image which worked to provoke her audience and, ironically, sustain her reputation.
The Town vs Gown promotional poster

Town vs Gown 2019: Press Release

The official press release ahead of the Town vs Gown 2019 boxing event
The 1975 play on a stage

Review: The 1975’s latest album falls short

Some robotic pretentious waffle. Some cynical love songs. Some good hooks, a few nice bridges. Rinse and repeat for an album for an identikit album, with a dozen else out there the same.

City Council Blasts Oxford Union over Le Pen Invite

Oxford City Council accused the Union of a “pattern of endangering community safety by inviting fascists into the city.