Vanessa Paradis (C) in ‘Knife+Heart’

We were saddened this week to read Paul Schrader’s description of fellow stalwart director Brian De Palma as “trite and artistically weak”. De Palma h(...)

Sarah Henochsberg, Bouli Lanners and Justine Lacroix in Claire Burger’s “Real Love”

For all the wealth of cinema in Europe, no nation has managed to catch up with French for breadth of output or rep. The annual French Film Festival at(...)

The latest film directed by John Turturro (his fifth, somewhat astonishingly) looks and feels a little like a Woody Allen joint. That’s partly because(...)

 Piketty has remained modest throughout the attention lavished on his book - an unprecedented amount given that he is a left-leaning economist calling for a global tax on wealth to rectify inequality. Photograph: Karsten Moran/The New York Times

Concern is growing that much of the western world is heading into a “Piketty bubble” - a social and economic phenomenon that arises when everyone who (...)

High-low maxi dress, €33 at River Island

Maxi dresses get a bad rap. In fact – and this is in the interest of full disclosure – they have been robustly derided by this very journalist on thes(...)