Weekly cultural nourishment with Monocle 24’s international critics in the fields of art, music, theatre, literature, film and television. Enjoy conversations with the directors, artists, authors and musicians and minds behind it all.
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The grand finale
In the last ever episode of the ‘Monocle Arts Review’, Robert Bound is joined by writer Lucy Jones and Toby Earle, TV editor for ‘The Evening Standard’ and London Live, to discuss some of the latest films and series to hit streaming services. Plus we meet multi-Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter Rickie Lee Jones.
Films on-screen and art to be seen
Film critic Jason Solomons reviews this week’s film releases and Jane Morris, editor at large of the ‘Art Newspaper’, talks London art exhibitions with Monocle’s Ben Rylan. Plus: we meet artist Celia Hempton in Rome.
From the stage to the bookshelf
We get to grips with this week’s theatre openings in London with the critic Matt Wolf and leaf through some new book releases with John Mitchinson, publisher at Unbound. Plus: we visit an exhibition in Dublin that examines our relationship with authenticity and all things fake. Andrew Mueller presents.
Film: from the Berlinale to the Oscars
Film critics Tim Robey and Jason Solomons recap their highlights from this year’s Berlin Film Festival and predict what they think might happen at this weekend’s Oscars. Plus we review ‘A Fantastic Woman’ and ‘Red Sparrow’, and learn about the history of cross-dressing in a new exhibition in London.
Sight and sound
Journalists Alice Vincent and Laura Snapes join Robert Bound to discuss the albums, films and TV shows that have piqued their interest this week. Plus, we meet renowned author Dave Eggers.