Director Quentin Tarantino and actress Uma Thurman appear on stage to give the Palme d’Or award during the Closing Ceremony at the 67th Annual Cannes Film Festival in 2014. Photograph: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

It always seemed likely that the waves of disapproval kicked up by the Weinstein scandal would eventually reach Quentin Tarantino. The director made (...)

Dakota Johnson as Anastasia Steele and Jamie Dornan as Christian Grey in an elevator scene in Fifty Shades Darker

Here comes that Big Fat Bore again. Weren’t films much sexier when they were less explicit? I don’t know about you, but I find a glimpse of Cyd Chari(...)

What’s with the far north and the sound of infinity? Sisters Ingrid and Christine Jensen, two of Canada’s finest jazz musicians, have crafted their ow(...)

Frank Kimbrough is best known for his long-standing and distinguished occupation of the piano chair in the Maria Schneider Orchestra, but every now a(...)

Maria Schneider and Marlon Brando in the 1972 film Last Tango in Paris

The film industry has reacted with disgust at the admission from a director that one of the most notorious rape scenes in modern film history was sho(...)

Marshall Gilkes: Köln | Album Review
  • Music
  • February 27, 2015, 06:00

Trombonist Marshall Gilkes is one of those Americans who’s from everywhere. Born on an Air Force base in Washington DC, the son of a military band con(...)

Kerry Fox and Mark Rylance  in the sexually explicit mainstream film ‘Intimacy’

The Fifty Shades juggernaut rolled into town recently amid a storm of white-hot hype, only to be met with stinging criticism. Chief among the gripe(...)

Seduced and Abandoned

What exactly is the latest project from James Toback? Is it one big elaborate gag? Is it a monstrous ego trip? Does it have anything to tell us about (...)