It’s time that we took comedy a lot more seriously as an art form.
Looking back at the Austin Powers films, a series now almost as out of touch with modern sensibilities as the character himself. But does that matter?
Looking back at the short series of underrated and provocative films that Boris Karloff made for Columbia Pictures at the start of the 1940s.
A new biography of the pioneering and outrageous star of Dolemite.
The first in our occasional series looking at the post-Bond spy movies that emerged in the 1960s is a lovely ‘accidental spy’ romp with Dirk Bogarde and Sylva Koscina.
The Mel Brooks classic that became a TV series that ran for four seasons without being broadcast anywhere.
Cult cinema, desperate film hipsters, moral hypocrites and the joys of death – Hal Ashby’s oddball movie explores and exposes more than you might think.
A quiet, cynical and darkly humorous look at Ukrainian life and hopeless dreams of escape that feels both alien and entirely relatable.
A new book taking swipes at daily irritants that whines when it needs to roar.
The movies based on British sit-coms of the 1970s are better than you might have been led to believe.
Britain’s top glamour girl of the 1950s remembered.
The impressively creepy supernatural stories of the comedy legend.