The joy – and danger – of these extended conversations with film-makers is that they will skew your critical faculties.
Flesh. Lots of flesh. That was the simple promise of a Hammer horror film. In this collection of classic Hammer…
If you heard Australian bluesman C.W. Stoneking’s first album, King Hokum, then you will know what to expect from his second: Jungle Blues.
To celebrate 25 years of The Spectator/Threadneedle Parliamentarian Awards, we invite you to nominate the best MP of the past quarter-century
Will Self loves to go a-wandering; this much we know.
Peter Hoskin's Culture Notes
Memory Lane always looked so unthreatening to me.
There it is: Winder, one of the most imposing peaks across all the Howgill Fells.
As Clint Eastwood celebrates his 80th birthday, Peter Hoskin salutes his artistic legacy
‘Drug addiction, alcoholism, criminal records, language difficulties, a lack of skills, depression...’ Anyone working alongside Britain’s long-term unemployed can recite a grim litany of social ills.
Peter Hoskin celebrates 50 years of American independent cinema
Sex, and plenty of it. That’s certainly what Bunny Munro — the titular protagonist of Nick Cave’s second novel —…
The World and its Double, by Chris Fujiwara
Peter Hoskin marks the 50th anniversary of the death of George Reeves, TV’s original Superman
Peter Hoskin celebrates The Spectator’s rich literary tradition and welcomes bibliophiles across the world to a new online home
The Ingmar Bergman Archives, edited by Paul Duncan and Bengt Wanelius
The great days of cinema are not over: they live on in Terence Davies, writes Peter Hoskin
You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros Story, by Richard Schickel and George Perry
Ansell Adams: Landscapes of the American West, by Lauris Morgan-Griffiths
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Pete Hoskin on the Hollywood actor James Stewart, who was born 100 years ago