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Great white ways | Karen Krizanovich reviews <em>The Shark is Broken</em>

Great white ways | Karen Krizanovich reviews The Shark is Broken

by Karen Krizanovich

"In the programme, there are many lovely photos but one especially captures that time - him peeking under the covering of one shark, his father at the its head"

Wes (Not Was) | <em>The French Dispatch</em>

Wes (Not Was) | The French Dispatch

by Derek Guthrie

"Who needs Ingmar Bergman, Fellini, Tarkovsky or Godard when there's a bright Texan rebel lurking around the arthouses?"

Yes, this time we do expect you to die Mr Bond

Yes, this time we do expect you to die Mr Bond

by Derek Guthrie

"First the good news. It's good. The bad news? It's nearly two and a half hours long. Take sandwiches"

Rasherman | Review: Nicolas Cage in <em>Pig</em>

Rasherman | Review: Nicolas Cage in Pig

by Neil D.A. Stewart

"Pig is mythic, macho and very serious about what it wants to say. But what does it want to say?"

Why I’ve got a problem with <em>Promising Young Woman</em>

Why I’ve got a problem with Promising Young Woman

by Mark C. O'Flaherty

"It looks like a classic teen comedy – all California pop colours and Charli XCX – but it’s a genre movie of a darker kind: rape revenge"

“Bring out your dead!” | Review: <em>Tales from the Colony Room</em> by Darren Coffield

“Bring out your dead!” | Review: Tales from the Colony Room by Darren Coffield

by Mark C. O'Flaherty

"Todays conservative Millennials and Gen Z readers will view all this as if it’s a TikTok from another, more prurient planet, and recoil"

The best books of 2020

The best books of 2020

by Neil D.A. Stewart

"Pandemics, zombie cities, political coups attempted by inept supervillains – the stuff of fiction invaded real life this year"

Review: <em>Shuggie Bain</em> by Douglas Stuart

Review: Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart

by Neil D.A. Stewart

"All this is bleak stuff. Delighted as I always am to see my home city represented in fiction, and to rewalk its geography in prose, I also cavil at depictions of Glaswegian life that are unremittingly grim"

Pop Life | Review: <em>Warhol</em> by Blake Gopnik

Pop Life | Review: Warhol by Blake Gopnik

by Neil D.A. Stewart

Neil D.A. Stewart dives into the biggest book of the year

Cinema paradise… oh

Cinema paradise… oh

by Derek Guthrie

"She got up at the end and – wiping tears from her eyes – said it was the best day of her life"