Articles by Caspar Salmon
Interventions like Quentin Tarantino's may sound well-intentioned. But demanding critics leave plot details out of their reviews doesn't only do them a disservice—it reduces the complexity of film...
Caspar Salmon / March 18, 2019
The interest in true crime stories kicked off by Serial and Making a Murderer shows no sign of abating. But do we lose something of ourselves when we focus so many stories of horror and violence?
Caspar Salmon / February 15, 2019
As a young man, it was easy to fall for Adams' me-against-the-world act. But we should all be vigilant about how art can conceal abuse
Caspar Salmon / December 5, 2018
Caught between rising property prices and the popularity of online streaming services, cinemas are flogging a luxury "experience"
Caspar Salmon / November 22, 2018
It's not just celebrity body types that have changed. Increasingly, ordinary men are emulating them
Caspar Salmon / November 2, 2018
From screening Peterloo amongst industrial disputes to allegations of abuse, the film industry of 2018 presents critics with the sort of moral quandaries few seem ready to engage with
This year's festival introduced an assault hotline (and some male baristas). But has Cannes really got to grips with the implications of #metoo?