Alejandro González Iñárittu's new film is scathing about critics, but it gets it all wrong. The best criticism takes courage, says Matt Trueman
'An unshaven, belching, legs akimbo hobnail boot-wearing bloke in a dress is what we're looking for'
Dominic Dromgoole has criticised international subsidy of the RSC, while Rupert Everett and Colin Firth have been in reflective mood
As Cats prepares to re-open in the West End after a 12 year hiatus, our chief critic reflects on the show's bumpy beginnings
The BFI's season of Maggie Smith films got off to a faltering start this week
'I'm unrepentant in my love of pantomime, the greatest theatrical genre we have'
The Hackney Empire's artistic director is the first up in a series of blogs that lift the lid on the development of one of the UK's most popular pantomimes