Julianne Moore and Hunter Parrish in ‘Still Alice’

Still Alice — film review

Julianne Moore excels in this film about early-onset Alzheimer’s

The Life of a Song

Scene from 'Shrek'
In an age of artistic credibility, The Monkees were unashamedly plastic, the original manufactured boy band
John Bonham in 1972 ©Getty Images
Like a fair amount of Led Zeppelin’s material, the song had its origins in the American blues, an old tune of 1929

Chappie — film review

A kinetic, captivating story of droids in Johannesburg

Brenda Myers-Powell in 'Dreamcatcher'

Dreamcatcher — film review

An ex-hooker turned saviour is at the heart of this documentary

Tizita Hagere in 'Difret'

Difret — film review

Ethiopian patriarchy comes under scrutiny in this powerful film

Halley Feiffer and Desiree Akhavan in 'Appropriate Behaviour'

Appropriate Behaviour — film review

The wry story of an Iranian woman in New York seeking her freedom

Eva Green in 'White Bird in a Blizzard'

White Bird in a Blizzard — film review

Stylish tale of an Ohio girl and her vanished mother

CD cover of 'Rebel Heart' by Madonna

Madonna: Rebel Heart

The tone swings wildly from poor-me break-up songs to hard-edged bangers

Preston Swovelin and Adrienne Canterna as Romeo and Juliet

Rasta Thomas, Romeo and Juliet, Peacock Theatre, London — review

A garish dance adaptation blighted by crass musical choices

Jodie McNee and Mike Noble in ‘Game'
©Keith Pattison

Game, Almeida Theatre, London — review

The audience is made complicit in a shocking work about housing

Malpasa dance troupe in ‘Under Fire’
©Yi-Chun Wu

Malpaso, Joyce Theater, New York — review

The Cuban troupe offered one stunning dance in a mixed production

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