The Critics

Watching Greta Thunberg and the hysterical devotion she arouses, I am reminded of Judaism’s best-known self-styled redeemer

Opera really doesn’t need the help of activist directors when it comes to politics — it’s all there already

In a free reworking of “Cyrano”, it takes pizzazz to rewrite French alexandrines in the manner of Eminem

The most successful modern actor-director, Clint Eastwood, rejects “the auteur crap”

If the ICC had brought more warlords to justice, it might have earned our respect

As usual, the Academy flagellates itself over insufficient African American Oscar contenders

Bad jokes, no chemisty, lame action: the snoozathon that’s not woke enough

Rudeness does not make for good television

Flying is a macho thing for musicians. It shows they are in demand and living the good life