Culture

Films to watch in October

Blade Runner returns and Stalin kicks the bucket

4 Oct 2017

Does sexism really bug Silicon Valley?

A high-profile sacking at Google has exposed tech’s ‘women’ problem

4 Oct 2017

Curb Your Enthusiasm: Five pretty good Larry David moments

From ice cream etiquette to Larry’s tribute to a beloved aunt

2 Oct 2017

Millennials are wrong to sneer at getting drunk – it’s one of life’s greatest pleasures

According to a new survey, young people think drinking to excess is ‘pathetic’. It’s time my generation lightened up

29 Sep 2017

Rock stars through the lens

David Montgomery and Gered Mankowitz share the stories behind their famous photographs of Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones and other rock ‘n’ roll stars

27 Sep 2017

Hairclubbing in Soho

Henry Jeffreys pays a visit to the trendy London salon with a cocktail bar in its basement

27 Sep 2017

Gallery: Turner Prize 2017 exhibition

The work of this year’s nominees has gone on display at Hull’s Ferens Art Gallery

26 Sep 2017

The 60s underground press revisited: Barry Miles Q&A

A new book and exhibition are honouring the legacy of the magazines that formed a key part of 1960s counter-culture

26 Sep 2017

As the left surges back, Marxism’s bloody legacy is covered up

Monuments to the victims of fascism exist everywhere, but communism’s victims are hardly remembered at all

26 Sep 2017

The Age of the Outraged is killing all my best gags

It’s difficult enough to pen a joke that ‘lands’, but getting it past the censors is even worse

26 Sep 2017

Exhibition preview: Autumn at Serpentine Galleries

Off-kilter photographs and iPhone enhanced paintings are going on show at the Hyde Park gallery

25 Sep 2017

TfL’s Uber ban is anti-women, anti-youth and anti-London

I’m not really into politics but the decision to ban Uber today has shocked me more than pretty much any…

22 Sep 2017

Philip K Dick: Five of his best books

The author who inspired Blade Runner wrote with an extraordinary prescience about the future

22 Sep 2017

Move over Bond – Kingsman are the real spy masters

The film franchise is perfect for those who miss the wit and eccentricity of old 007 movies

20 Sep 2017
BAE Systems’s Taranis, an armed, unmanned combat aerial vehicle which can fly unseen by radar and fire on targets on land or in the air

We cannot afford to sit back and watch: robot wars are something to fear

From Lethal Autonomous Weapons to tiny nano-drones, the warfare technology in development is thoroughly alarming

20 Sep 2017

Unlike father, unlike son: the Whitehalls’ double act

One’s crabby and conservative, while the other is genial and impeccably PC. No wonder Jack and his dad Michael make such compelling TV

20 Sep 2017

Jordan Peterson and the transgender wars

The psychology professor is in trouble with the transgender crowd. He is also one of the foremost thinkers of our age

20 Sep 2017

Singles-only parties should be disastrous. They’re actually divine

Guests are there for the craic – and the relief of all being in the same boat together

20 Sep 2017

A handy guide to the Tories for the under-10s

The Conservatives used to have big ideas and shout a lot; now they’re frightened of looking silly

20 Sep 2017

My time in the Big Brother house wasn’t quite the horror show I’d imagined

Despite having to share loos and even a bed, how could I say no to a free three-week holiday?

20 Sep 2017

A cut above

Our new columnist shares excerpts from her bestselling lifestyle guide, If I Can Do It, So Can You!

The Peugeot 3008 is a family car, but a slick one at that

Looks-wise, it’s classy without being too showy-offy

20 Sep 2017

London Film Festival 2017’s most pretentious previews

Cate Blanchett’s multiple manifestos, an art house Jungle Book and a moonwalking Islamist are on their way to LFF

20 Sep 2017

Open all year: London’s hidden gems

A selection of beautiful buildings and museums that are open to the public all year round

18 Sep 2017

Autumn 2017: The best new TV shows to catch

Curb Your Enthusiasm, Star Trek and a return to the Blue Planet are all on the way

15 Sep 2017

Exhibition preview: Basquiat at the Barbican

Boom for Real is Britain’s first major Basquiat show

14 Sep 2017