Film

Why do we accept comfortable irrelevance?

The Dungeons & Dragons romp-com

Why planes make such a great setting for films

Quentin Tarantino’s new book is a disappointment

The British model of a residential “university experience” saddles students with unnecessary debt and severs their links with their communities

Making romcoms modern: plausible obstacles to happiness and a broadening of vision

Stalag 17 followed by Frank Capra’s It’s a Wonderful Life is an ideal festive double-bill

Dan Hitchens makes the case for film director Shane Meadows as a genius of Christian art

Carry on, pomp and circumstance and cultural Marxism

Grim, funny glimpses of a Britain in decline