The Critics

As soon as you enter Idagio.com you can kiss your working day goodbye

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”

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