Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is a visual feast – review

JK Rowling has written a fantastically complicated screenplay for this ‘Fantastic Beasts’ sequel


Peterloo review: Mike Leigh's period drama has immediacy and anger

It will ensure that the bloody events in St Peter’s Fields nearly 200 years ago are put back on the radar of politicians, historians and cultural commentators alike

Been So Long review: A very likeable affair

The Camden-set musical has a sentimental and contrived plot line


Killing Commendatore by Haruki Murakami review

The obscurely lonely domestic images that run through his novels – rain, swimming, pasta, jazz, a particular sort of warm, impersonal sex – root yearning in the truth of daily life


Black ’47 review: A rousing drama set against the Irish famine

A contradictory affair, ‘Black ’47’ offers escapist entertainment even as it touches on the very grimmest of subject matter